25 mars 2017

HEP 30/1 - Just released

The first issue of 2017 is a special editition entitled Critical and Alternative Perspectives on Student Engagement. The seven papers attempt to question the types of measurable data that are being used to evidence student engagement and coming to define university policies in systems around the world. More...

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IAU 2017 International Conference: Call for case studies

The IAU 2017 International Conference will take place on 18-20 October 2017 in Accra, Ghana. Hosted by the University of Ghana, the theme of the conference is ‘Leadership for a changing public-private higher education funding landscape’.
IAU invites higher education leaders from to share their institutional experiences, views on the opportunities as well as challenges in changing higher education funding landscape. More...

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IAU Lynx - March 2017

AU Lynx was launched in February 2017. IAU Lynx is the new and updated version of our renowned electronic newsletter, better known as the IAU E-bulletin. IAU Lynx will continue to offer a wide range of information on higher education developments around the world and keep you updated on the work of the International Association of Universities as we pursue the new Strategic Plan. Read the March 2017 edition IAU Lynx. More...

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Call for papers IAU Horizons

The theme of the In Focus Section of the upcoming issue of the magazine is: Corruption in higher education.
* Deadline for abstracts: 15 March (50 words)
* Full papers : 1 April (800 words max)
* Publication: May 2017 Contact: Dr. Hilligje van 't Land, the Editor. More...

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12th EQAF: Responsible Quality Assurance – committing to impact

ESU OnlineThe 12th European Quality Assurance Forum (EQAF) will take place in Riga, Latvia on 23-25 November 2017 hosted by the University of Latvia. The Forum organisers, ESU, ENQA, EUA and EURASHE, are pleased to invite you to get involved in the Forum by proposing a paper or workshop.
Under the title of ‘Responsible Quality Assurance – committing to impact’, this year’s Forum will focus on the need for quality assurance (QA), whether aiming at accountability or enhancement, to be carried out in a transparent and responsible manner. More...

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BSA: Belarusian students to present suggestions for the new Education Code

ESU OnlineThe adoption of the Code may mean a step forward in the implementation of the Bologna roadmap, which Belarus follows since 2015. The Belarusian Independent Bologna Committee, which analyses the implementation of the Bologna process in the country claims that, at the moment, Belarus only fulfilled about 10% of all requirements. They further stated that: “This is why it is important to reform the education system”. More...

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ESC33: Students discuss access to higher education and the consequences of Brexit

ESU OnlineStudent representatives from across Europe gathered in Galway, Ireland, for their 33rd European Student Convention between 6-8 March 2017 to reflect on accessibility of higher education and Brexit consequences.
The event was hosted by the National University of Galway, Ireland (NUIG) – one of Ireland’s seven universities and the leading university in the promotion of the Irish language. More...

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EQUIP focus group: Quality Assurance challenges and particularities

ESU OnlineBetween 16-17 February, in Brussels, student experts met during the first of a series of six focus groups in the framework of the Enhancing Quality through Innovative Policy & Practice (EQUIP) project. They discussed the effectiveness of the Quality Assurance (QA) practices, with a particular focus on student involvement in dealing with European Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance (ESG) in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). More...

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Students engaging in local communities: from cities to UniverCities

ESU OnlineRectors and cities’ representatives presented theoretical approaches and strategies to improve the interaction between universities and cities in order to produce mutual benefit. The approach has been further described through the presentations of projects – mostly with student involvement – taking place all over Austria, such as labs enriching city planning processes through citizens involvement. More...

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ESU supports the National Union of Students in Denmark in their fight against education ceiling

ESU OnlineThe majority of representatives in the Danish parliament have passed a law this past December, popularly known as “uddannelsesloftet” or “education ceiling”. This law denies students (with few exceptions) the possibility to pursue a second degree at the same level or lower than what one initially pursued. This means that, for instance, students with a graduate degree are not be able to take another masters degree and neither an undergraduate one, since the latter would count as a lower degree. More...

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