25 mars 2017

University actions on A&TSI issues: Symbolic vs actual (Advocate 24 01)

By Celeste Liddle. Over the New Year’s break, the University of Melbourne made an announcement of a new banner they had placed at their Parkville Campus Grattan Street entrance. Stating proudly on social media that the banner “acknowledges the significance of the traditional owners, the people of the Kulin nation”. It welcomes visitors, staff and students in Wurundjeri language: “Wominjeka”, and received many accolades from those who saw the post. More...

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Blog anniversary: Our 5 most popular blog posts of all time

By . On this very date, in the year 2012, the EAIE launched its first blog post. Today, 419 blog posts later and with a growing weekly readership, the EAIE blog is still going strong! We take this occasion as an opportunity to say thank you to our readers for inspiring us to produce quality original content week after week. A big thanks goes out to our volunteer bloggers, whose generous contributions have made the past five years possible. More...

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Learning internationalisation strategy: promoting and protecting core academic values

By . These are issues primarily affecting the USA and sectors other than higher education. However, two orders directly affect not only American universities and colleges, but also the global higher education community: “the creation of a contiguous, physical wall” along the USA–Mexico border and the ‘travel ban’ which prohibits the admission to the USA of anyone arriving from six (originally seven) Muslim-majority countries and imposes a temporary halt to the admission of refugees. More...

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How can we serve you better?

By . How can the EAIE best support you in achieving your goals? What products and services do you need? The EAIE is currently conducting a comprehensive survey to find out how we can better serve professionals like you. Your input will help to ensure that the EAIE continues to add value to the international higher education community. In return, we will offer you a chance to win a fee waiver to EAIE Seville 2017. It’s a win-win. More...

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Voldemort and the elephant in the room

By . In Harry Potter books, the supreme villain is one whose name should not be spoken. At the AIEA conference sessions, keynote speakers and conversations among colleagues did make repeated reference to the new President and his allies. He was almost constantly talked about, both indirectly and in name.  And his policy initiatives both ridiculed and riled against. More...

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