29 January 2024
University Canada West hosts online student forum ‘Breaking Barriers’
On Tuesday 23 January, University Canada West held an online student forum titled: “Breaking Barriers: Navigate Your Future Career in Canada with Accessibility and Inclusion in Mind.”
Co-hosted by UCW’s Accessibility Services team and INNoVA, the forum aimed to discuss the challenges and barriers faced by newcomers and students while transitioning into the Canadian job market. INNoVA is an accessible and inclusive consulting firm, grounded in leading edge research, that is developing solutions to enhance Canadian workplaces by cultivating barrier-free and individualised employee experiences.
The event included a panel discussion involving several industry experts who shared insights and engaged in numerous collaborative conversations. In addition, students had the chance to participate in a Q&A session, sharing their experiences and receiving guidance. This interactive format encouraged a direct exchange of knowledge and enhanced the overall learning experience for everyone involved.
BSBI Provost and Chief Academic Officer receives EdFalcon Global Award 2024
On Friday 23 February, Professor Dr Kyriakos Kouveliotis, Provost and Chief Academic Officer at the Berlin School of Business and Innovation, received the ‘Inspiring Education Administrator of the Year 2024 (Higher Education)’ award at the EdFalcon Global Awards, held at the EdTalk World Conference in India.
SMU announces new partnership with University College of the Cayman Islands
On Friday 2 February, St. Matthews University announced that it has partnered with the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) to streamline the path for Caymanian students to receive their Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees.
UE announces collaboration with Helwan University
On Thursday 22 February, the University of Europe for Applied Sciences announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Helwan University (HU).