03 septembre 2015

The rights & responsibilities of the university sector in the EU referendum debate

AT A TIME of domestic policy change and funding cuts in UK higher education, it is fair to ask: why should promoting the benefits of EU membership be a priority?
It is a priority because the question of whether or not we stay in the EU goes to the heart of British identity, prosperity and influence.
It is a priority because the UK's membership of the European Union strengthens university research and education, benefitting everyone in the UK. More...

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Opportunities for higher education under Erasmus+ VET funding

Most higher education institutions (HEIs) in the UK will already be well-versed about Erasmus+ through securing funding for their students to gain international experience under the programme's Key Action 1 for higher education mobility. But they might not be so familiar with the vocational education and training (VET) funding opportunities available to them when looking to send learners abroad on a work- based placement.
Under Erasmus+, VET traineeships are open to apprentices and students in vocational training institutions. They enable these learners to do a vocational training placement in another country. More...

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A renewed focus on the international student experience

When UKCISA published its Broadening our Horizons report in 2004 - the first in a decade on the experiences of international students in the UK - we found that some 87% were satisfied or very satisfied with the quality of their experiences in UK HE.
Some said this was a good result, as indeed it was, although others asked how a global brand such as Apple or Vodaphone would feel if 13% of their customers were dissatisfied with their product. More...

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Universities UK ramps up campaign on EU membership

To read more about the joint International Unit and Universities UK campaign 'Universities for Europe' and to sign up to the mailing list click here.
Universities UK's campaign to explain the benefits of European Union membership steps up a gear from today.  Over the next few weeks you will hear a great deal more from us about why European Union membership is so important and has a positive impact on the British people, our society, our economy and our universities. We will campaign across the country with powerful evidence and compelling stories, in the media, through public events, and working with partners across the university sector and beyond. More...

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Prime Minister’s South East Asia trade mission supports UK higher education

This week David Cameron is visiting Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam and Malaysia to increase trade and collaboration with the UK. Higher education will feature as one of the UK's leading exports.   
The region is key for UK universities with over 40,000 students from ASEAN member states currently studying in the UK and over 100,000 studying for UK qualifications in their home countries. The Prime Minister's official visit coincides with the region's formalisation of greater economic, political and socio-cultural integration, including the establishment of an ASEAN higher education area. More...

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New toolkit for universities to make the case for international students

As part of the Back Universities campaign, UUK has produced a toolkit to help universities and other partners make the case for international students at a local level. Education UK, Universities UK and NUS have also launched a social media campaign to celebrate international students and international alumni. Click here for more information.

Please find below the images to accompany the suggested tweets on pp 8-12 of the toolkit. Click on the image you want and right click to save.

Majority of voters think #InternationalStudents should be allowed to stay and work in UK after graduation
Majority of voters think #InternationalStudents should be allowed to stay and work in UK after graduation
International students provide a major boost to UK jobs & the economy
International students provide a major boost to UK jobs & the economy


75% people think #InternationalStudents should stay in UK for a period of time and work
75% people think #InternationalStudents should stay in UK for a period of time and work
Only a minority of voters see international students as immigrants
Only a minority of voters see international students as immigrants
A majority of the public believe #InternationalStudents boost our economy
A majority of the public believe #InternationalStudents boost our economy
Conservative voters recognise contribution of #InternationalStudents to the UK - ICM poll Conservative voters recognise contribution of #InternationalStudents to the UK - ICM poll

Economic impact infographics

Please find below the infographics referred to on page 7 of the toolkit, which you are welcome to use in presentations, online and on social media, as well as distribute in hard copy (e.g. at events and meetings).

Economic Impact Of International Students
Economic Impact Of International Students
Economic Impact East of England
Economic Impact East of England
Economic Impact East Midlands
Economic Impact East Midlands
Economic Impact London
Economic Impact London
Economic Impact North East
Economic Impact North East
Economic Impact North West
Economic Impact North West
Economic Impact South East
Economic Impact South East
Economic Impact South West
Economic Impact South West
Economic Impact West Midlands
Economic Impact West Midlands
Economic Impact Yorkshire And Humberside
Economic Impact Yorkshire And Humberside

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La prime d'activité est officiellement créée

Par Raphaëlle Pienne. La loi Rebsamen, définitivement adoptée, crée une prestation sociale qui remplace le RSA activité et la prime pour l'emploi à partir de 2016. Détail des dispositions relatives à ce nouveau droit. Voir l'article...

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L’Ile-de-France, eldorado des cadres

Par Christophe Lacôte. L'Ile-de-France polarise 25 % des effectifs salariés du pays, et 36 % des effectifs cadres. La région francilienne joue un rôle moteur dans l’économie française, que ce soit par son apport à la richesse nationale comme par son importance stratégique, due notamment à la présence de grands centres de décisions économiques. Voir l'article...

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Classement de Shangai - AMU confirme sa progression

Résultat de recherche d'images pour The Center for World-Class Universities de l’Université Jiao Tong de Shanghai délivre chaque année le classement académique mondial des Universités (ARWU). Considéré par la majorité des acteurs comme le classement de référence, il permet de situer les Universités du monde entier.

Classement Global : Aix-Marseille Université se maintient
Cette année, Aix-Marseille Université se maintient au niveau mondial dans les tranches 101-150 et 5-6 au niveau national. Aix-Marseille Université progresse dans plusieurs critères et domaines scientifiques.
Aix-Marseille université est dans le Top 100 mondial pour les critères PUB (nombre de publications) et PCP (indicateur de performance).

Domaines scientifiques (ARWU FIELDS)
Aix-Marseille Université est la seule université avec l’université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC - Paris) à se positionner dans 4 domaines sur 5, aucune université française étant classée en Sciences Sociales.

ARWU-FIELD

 

AMU

SCI

Natural Sciences and Mathematics

76-100

ENG

Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences

151-200

LIFE

Life and Agriculture Sciences

101-150

MED

Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy

151-200

SOC

Social Sciences

non classée

Disciplines scientifiques : progression significative en mathématiques
Concernant les disciplines scientifiques (ARWU-Subject), Aix-Marseille Université enregistre une forte poussée de 22 places en Mathématiques en se positionnant au 25e rang mondial, 3e rang national, avec deux publications « highly cited papers » dans le Web Of Science (WOS) en 2014. Par ailleurs, Aix-Marseille Université se situe dans la tranche 101-150 en physique avec une diminution de 50% des articles les plus cités.
Ces progressions d’Aix-Marseille Université confirment également l’apport de la fondation A*midex par le financement de nombreux projets innovants et l’essor de chercheurs talentueux.
Aix-Marseille Université : http://www.shanghairanking.com/World-University-Rankings/Aix-Marseille-University.html. Voir l'article...

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Formation : quelles pratiques dans les TPE ?

Par Raphaëlle Pienne. Les dirigeants de petites entreprises privilégient les formations destinées à renforcer leur efficacité professionnelle, selon une enquête de la Fédération des centres de gestion agréés (FCGA). Voir l'article...

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