Special Reports – Global Edition
CETYS University hosted some 30 university leaders from Latin America, North America, Europe and Asia from 18-20 September at its campus in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, to share case studies, best practice and trends in its International Seminar on Innovation in Higher Education. University World News was there.
The first Global Conference on the Internationalisation of Higher Education was held in Kruger National Park from 22-24 August, hosted by the International Education Association of South Africa. University World News was the media partner.
The newly launched Higher Education Forum for Africa, Asia and Latin America – HEFAALA – held its first international symposium in Durban, South Africa, from 19-20 August under the theme “Continental realities, international imperatives”. University World News was there.
The Association of Commonwealth Universities held its Conference of University Leaders 2016 in Ghana’s capital Accra from 27-29 July, under the theme “Defining the responsible university: Society, impact and growth". University World News was there, along with 250 university leaders, academics, officials and students from across the world.
This week's supplement on Transformative Leadership, in which University World News is partnering with The MasterCard Foundation, focuses on the development of internationalisation in higher education and how it can enrich the curriculum, encourage the emergence of new leaders, and help transform the economy.
Siyaphumelela, which means ‘we succeed’, is an initiative to improve the capacity of five South African universities to collect and analyse student data to boost student success. It is funded by America’s Kresge Foundation and coordinated by the South African Institute for Distance Education. Last week the second Siyaphumelela Conference was held in Durban.
In this special report, University World News gathers together its coverage of news and its published commentaries relating to universities’ concerns in the UK’s EU referendum debate.
The 68th annual conference of NAFSA: Association of International Educators, with 9,500 participants, was held on 29 May to 3 June in Denver, Colorado, USA. Mary Beth Marklein reports for University World News.
In this month’s special supplement in our transformative leadership series, published in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, University World News looks at the challenges to social equity and how higher education can overcome these obstacles and prepare young people to achieve social justice.
A global rise in student activism and the centrality of student concerns to national politics and to higher education prompted University World News to collate this series of Special Reports looking into student movements and issues raised by them. The aim is to deepen understanding and debate on what is transpiring across the student world. We urge readers to disseminate the Special Reports to students. – Karen MacGregor, series editor.