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  • EUA appoints Amanda Crowfoot as New Secretary-General

    The EUA Board has appointed Amanda Crowfoot as the Association’s new Secretary General. She was previously Director of Science Europe. Amanda Crowfoot will take office on 6 January 2020 and will replace Lesley Wilson, who has led EUA since its foundation in 2002. Read more : https://eua.eu/news/411:new-eua-secretary-general-board-appoints-amanda-crowfoot.html




  • University of Bergen (UiB) - 2019 Ocean Sustainability Bergen Conference

    The University of Bergen, an IAU member, held the first Ocean Sustainability Bergen Conference which took place at the University Aula of Bergen on 21-22 October 2019. For more information please check on the conference website : https://www.uib.no/en/sdgbergen/130803/ocean-conference-focus-science-policy-nexus




  • Bindura University of Science Education - 7th African Regional Conference of Vice Chancellors and Deans of Science, Education, Engineering and Technology (COVIDSET)

    Bindura University of Science Education in collaboration with UNESCO and ANSTI will be hosting the 7th African Regional Conference of Vice Chancellors and Deans of Science, Education, Engineering and Technology (COVIDSET) from the 20 to 21 November 2019 in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The theme for the conference is : "Promoting Innovation and the Industrialisation of Africa through Quality STEM education". Details of the conference can be found on the following webpages: www.buse.ac.zw,www.ansti.org,




  • University of Bologna - MOOCs on Higher Education for Sustainable Development Goals

    BOOK (UniBO Open Knowledge) is an initiative of University of Bologna designed to develop and deliver MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). Registration is now open for the MOOCs on Higher Education for Sustainable Development Goals. The course is free of charge and completely online. More about the course description : https://book.unibo.it/courses/course-v1:Unibo+HE4SDGs+2019_E1/about




  • University of the Faroe Islands - New Rector

    The Board of the University of the Faroe Islands has appointed Prof Chik Collins from Scotland as Rector for the next 5 years. Prof Chik is a Professor of Applied Social Sciences and has published widely in Political Sociology and Linguistics. He succeeds Dr Sigurð í Jákupsstovu and took on his new role on September 1st, 2019. For further information : https://www.setur.fo/en/the-university/news/the-university-of-the-faroe-islands-appoints-a-new-rector/




  • KIIT gets Institution Of Eminence (IoE) Tag from University Grant Commission (UGC)

    The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India has issued Letter of Intent (LoI) for ‘Institution of Eminence’ (IoE) tag to KIIT Deemed to be University. Read more at https://news.kiit.ac.in/kiitnews/kiit-gets-institution-of-eminence-ioe-tag-from-ugc/




  • Universidad Veracruzana (Mexico) - Call for Participation to the Virtual International Collaboration Courses (VIC)

    The International Office of the Universidad Veracruzana launches a call for participation to the Virtual International Collaboration (VIC) programme, that they will be organizing online, from September 30th, 2019, to January 30th, 2020, through the EMINUS platform. The aim of the course is to guide participants in the development of an educational intervention with an international partner. The course (30hours) is free with limited availability. Registration deadline: 23 September 2019. Contact: vic@uv.mx
    Please find attached more information about the course, as well as a link to the official video : https://www.uv.mx/celulaode/video/coil.mp4.




  • UNINETTUNO - S.S. Lazio joint Project: Football – Education - Culture

    The International Telematic University UNINETTUNO together with Lazio football team launched the Project "Football – Education – Culture”, dedicated to the young footballers. Taking in consideration that in Italy only the 45% of young sport talents become professionals, the Project was born from the urgency to support young men and women to follow their athletic career while studying at the university, thanks to the flexibility of the e-learning model and platform of UNINETTUNO, young footballers will have a great new opportunity to build their future beyond successes in sport.
    Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Epufoos1C7A. Read the Press Release: https://www.uninettunouniversity.net/en/comunicatostampa.aspx?ID=149




  • Boston College Center for International Higher Education (CIHE) - Faculty Position Announcement

    In 2020, the Boston College Center for International Higher Education (CIHE) will celebrate a quarter of a century of research and service to the global higher education community. CIHE was established and led by Professor Philip Altbach from its founding in 1995 until his retirement in 2013. Professor Hans de Wit took over and assumed the role of Director and has led the Center ably in the ensuing period. Professor De Wit will retire from his position as full-time CIHE Director in November 2020. Former CIHE leaders Philip Altbatch and Hans de Wit have agreed to continue working for CIHE, as part-time joint Academic Directors, effective November 2020. Current Associate Director, Rebecca Schendel will assume the position of Managing Director of the Center. In addition, CIHE will recruit a new full-time faculty position in International Higher Education to strengthen their team. Please consult the document below for more information.




  • ACA-CMEPIUS Conference - Call for Participation

    The ACA-CMEPIUS conference: "The engaged university. Linking the global and the local", will take place on 17-18 October 2019 in Bled, Slovenia. During the event different themes such as internationalisation, social responsibility, civic engagement, active citizenship and ’service learning’, innovation and knowledge and technology transfers, diversity and inclusion, as well as ethics and values will be discussed. For more detailed information please visit : https://acaevents.events.idloom.com/the-engaged-university-linking-the-global-and-the-local

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