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  • Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas - Webinar on the University of the Future

    The Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas will organise a webinar on the University of the Future, whose objective is the reflection and analysis of the transformation that universities will have to carry out to overcome the challenges they will have to face in the future. Giorgio Marinoni, Manager, HE Internationalization Policy and Projects at the International Association of Universities, will take part in the webinar among others.
    The webinar is scheduled in two sessions: Tuesday, August 31, 2021 and Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at 12:30 p.m. (Mexico Central Time).

    Join Zoom meeting Tuesday, August 31
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89632557946?pwd=UUUyUlBMemFReG9pMnhEQ01XMzB1dz09
    Meeting ID : 896 3255 7946/ Password: 881154
    Join Zoom meeting Tuesday, , September 7
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88418521084?pwd=MVpRc1B4KzBGSUh2cndVTjlrK2t0Zz09
    Meeting ID: 884 1852 1084/ Password: 881397

    For more information please refer to the poster and link below:
    https://www.dcs.unach.mx/index.php/component/k2/item/6372-presentara-unach-webinario-sobre-la-universidad-del-futuro-2021




  • Joint IAU&OUI-IOHE - Pre-CAEI Webinar: Covid-19 and higher education, a global conversation

    CAEI Chile-2021 is now open for registration and the IOHE invites you to be a part of this seventh edition of the continental forum dedicated to the internationalization of higher education in the Americas. In preparation of this international event OUI-IOHE and the International Association of Universities (IAU) organize a pre-conference webinar which will gather main actors and decision-makers linked to academic cooperation and international education.
    Register here




  • Chinese University of Hong Kong - New Pro Vice-Chancellors

    The Council of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has approved the re-appointment of Professor Chan Wai-yee, Professor of Biomedical Sciences in the School of Biomedical Sciences, as Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University for a further period of three years with effect from 1 August 2021. Professor Chan will continue with his present portfolio as Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Developments).
    The Council has also approved the appointment of Professor Anthony T.C. Chan, Professor of Clinical Oncology in the Department of Clinical Oncology, and Professor Nicholas Rawlins, Master of Morningside College, as Pro-Vice-Chancellors of the University, each for a period of three years with effect from 1 August 2021.

    Read more at: https://www.cpr.cuhk.edu.hk/en/press/cuhk-appoints-pro-vice-chancellors-of-the-university/

    Prof. Anthony Chan and Prof. Nicholas Rawlin




  • AAU appoints a New Secretary General

    The outgoing President of the Association of African Universities (AAU) Governing Board, Professor Antonio Orlando Quilambo (Rector of Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique), has announced the appointment of a new Secretary General for the Association of African Universities effective 1st October 2021. Following a highly competitive recruitment process, Professor Olusola Bandele Oyewole was chosen to take over the running of the 54-year-old Association. He will replace Professor Etienne Ehouan Ehile, an Ivorian higher education leader, who has led the Association for the past nine (9) years.

    For the full profile of Professor Oyewole please download his curriculum vitae at: https://blog.aau.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/New-SG-Prof.-Olusola-Oyewole-CV.pdf




  • AAU welcomes New Governing Board Members

    The Association of African Universities, (AAU) has just eletected it’s new Governing Board Members during its 15th General Conference on July 5-8, 2021, held virtually.
    The outgoing President of the AAU Governing Board, Professor Antonio Orlando Quilambo (also the Rector of Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique) welcomed the following distinguished African higher education leaders as the new 2021/2025 AAU Governing Board Members effective 9th August 2021:

    1. Professor Saeed Bakri Osman, (AAU Governing Board President), President of Sudan International University, Sudan
    2. Professor Mohamed Hussien El-Mahrasawy, (Vice-President, North Africa Region) President of Al-Azhar University, Egypt
    3. Professor Theresia Nkuo-Akenji, (Vice-President, Central Africa Region) Vice Chancellor of Bamenda University, Cameroon
    4. Professor Lilian Imuetinyan Salami, (Vice-President, West Africa Region) Vice-Chancellor of the University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria
    5. Professor El Meteini Mahmoud (Board Member, North Africa Region), President of Ain Shams University, Egypt
    6. Professor Hisham Abdelsalam, (Alternate Board Member, North Africa Region) President of Egyptian E-learning University
    7. Professor Niragira Sanctus, (Board Member, East Africa Region) Rector University of Burundi
    8. Professor Kadouf Hunud Abia, (Board Member, East Africa Region) Vice Chancellor of International University of Africa, Sudan
    9. Professor Rungano Jonas Zvobgo, (Board Member, Southern Africa Region) Vice Chancellor of Great Zimbabwe University, Zimbabwe
    10. Professor Tawana Kupe, (Board Member, Southern Africa Region) Vice Chancellor of the University of Pretoria, South Africa
    11. Professor Tsafack Nanfosso, (Board Member, Central Africa Region) Rector of the University of Dschang, Cameroon
    12. Professor George E. NKENG, (Alternate Board Member, Central Africa Region) Rector, Ecole Nationale Superieure es Travaux Publics de Yaoundé, Cameroon
    13. Professor Elisabetta S. Olarinde, (Board Member, West Africa Region) Vice Chancellor of Afe Babalola University, Nigeria
    14. Professor Johnson Nyarko Boampong, (Board Member, West Africa Region) Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast, Ghana
    15. Professor Abiodun Adebayo, (Alternate Board Member, West Africa Region) Vice Chancellor of Covenant University, Nigeria
    16. Professor Antonio Orlando Quilambo, (Past President, AAU Governing Board) Rector of Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique
    17. Professor Olusola Bandele Oyewole, Incoming AAU Secretary General, Nigeria




  • Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU) - Achievements 2020

    PMU wishes to share that their University stood 4th in ranking amongst Top 10 Arab Universities in The Higher Education World Ranking.
    Please find attached the full press release for more details.

    Explore more about PMU achievements in 2020 at : https://pmu.edu.sa/achievement-2020




  • IAU New Members in July 2021

    This month, we are pleased to welcome two new Members:

    - Dnipro Medical Institute of Traditional and Nontraditional Medicine, Ukraine
    - Yunnan University, China

    IAU thanks them for joining the Association and for their engagement toward the Higher Education Community.
    For more information about becoming an IAU member please refer to the IAU Membership page





  • University of Tehran - 2nd KANS Scientific Competition

    As a partner of the program, the University of Tehran and its Secretariat for the Advancement of Science and Technology in the World of Islam (SASTIW) invite participations to the 2nd KANS Scientific Competition. Submit 3 to 5 minute video of your scientific works and solutions related to the following fields of competition:

    Transportation
    Economics, Banking and Finance
    Health and MedTech
    Water, Environment & Energy
    Information & Communication Technology
    Submission deadline : 5 August, 2021. Contact : Kans@mstfdn.org. Please refer to the PDF document and the Poster below for more details.




  • HETL seeking Applications for Doctoral Research Awards

    Emerald Publishing and the Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL) are delighted to offer a grant award for a doctoral research project that addresses the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
    The winner will receive a cash prize of £500.00, certificate, a published interview on the Emerald website and an opportunity to work directly with our partners Editage to create a bespoke and engaging research summary.
    Runners up will receive a certificate and a published interview on the Emerald website.
    Eligibility Criteria:
    The awards are open to those who have completed and satisfied examination requirements for a doctoral award, between 15 Jan 2018 and 28 February 2021, and have not applied previously for one of these awards.

    The deadline for submission is 10 September 2021. Entries submitted after this deadline will not be considered for the award.
    For details: https://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/about/our-awards/outstanding-doctoral-research-awards-odra/emerald-and-hetl-outstanding-doctoral




  • University of Andorra (UdA) - National and international public call for doctoral students

    The University of Andorra (UdA) has opened an international call to grant one scholarship for a researcher assigned to one of the research groups of the UdA (education, languages, health, economics or technology). Deadline for applications: 10 September 2021 at 13.00.

    More information: https://www.uda.ad/en/the-university/work-for-us/grant-for-researchers-studying-at-the-university-of-andorra/

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