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April 2012
Sustainability and Higher Education in Asia and the Pacific
In this article Ko Nomura and Osamu Abe, from Nagoya University and Rikkyo University, Japan, present a condensed version of the regional article on Asia and the Pacific included in the GUNi Report Higher Education in the World 4.
Global Communiqué on Sustainability, Knowledge and Democracy: Invitation
The Big Tent Group invites the academy community to the third global dialogue to discuss how universities and communities can work together to make the transition to a sustainable world.
Port Harcourt University & AAU Train Students on HIV/AIDS Control Skills
This program is part of the efforts aimed at tackling the spread of HIV/AIDS pandemic.
UNISA explores Community Engagement on the Africa Continent
“Exploring community engagement trends in an African developmental context” was the theme of Unisa's first ever Engaged Scholarship Conference.
New publication of CIHE
“Paying the Professoriate” is a comparative analysis of global faculty salaries, remuneration, and terms of employment.
The University of Jordan explores the role of women in economic development
The workshop "Small businesses and their Role in Economic Development" was organized by the Center for Women's Studies at UJ.
La Trobe University released the report Creating Futures
Creating Futures reports against the targets and actions set in the University's first sustainability report Responsible Futures.
Mahidol University joint the Asia Pacific Association of International Education (APAIE)
MU helps building network of universities for social responsibility.
USM launches a Dialogue for African-Asian Academia
Representatives from Universities in Africa and Asia met in Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). to discuss the development of education in the two continents.
The University of Sarajevo held its 6th Conference on Higher Education Reforming
The University of Sarajevo organized its annual Conference on Higher Education Reforming education compliant to Bologna principles.
New UOC Citizen Ideas Competition
The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) launched an ideas competition.
UNIVERSIA and CINDA agree on terms for the publication of Ibero-american Higher Education Information
This collaboration will permit a major study of Higher Education in Ibero-american.
FLACSO-Ecuador and Oxfam presented a regional platform for training on women's political participation
The training program tackled dilemmas, obstacles and struggles of the popular and diverse women from the region to have access to public and private powers.
UNESCO publishes guidelines for the promotion and development of open access
UNESCO has issued this publication to demystify the concept of Open Access (OA) and to provide concrete steps on putting relevant policies in place.
World Bank establishes an Open Content repository
Covering a broad range of topics, the World Bank has brought together over 2,000 books, articles, reports and research papers in a search-engine friendly Open Knowledge Repository, with higher education one of the pillars covered in the ever-increasing number of publications available.
Early Bird registration for the 2012 OECD International Management in Higher Education Conference ends May first
The conference, whose theme is ‘Attaining and Sustaining Mass Higher Education' will be held in Paris from the 17-19 of September.
Report on Talloires Network Leaders Conference, Madrid June 2011
The report on the Talloires Network Leaders Conference held in Madrid in June 2011 was released this month.
Improving the quality of higher education in Senegal
The Ministry of Higher Education in Senegal and UNESCO's Regional Office in Dakar launched a project to improve the quality of higher education in Senegal.
Saudi universities to begin to allow women to enroll in political science courses
Saudi Ministry of Higher Education told colleges across the Kingdom on Saturday to enroll female students in their political science departments.
AUCEA autumn 2012 E-journal: Call for Papers
Deadline for the papers is on Friday 1st June 2012.
KIC-Innoenergy and UPC launch a master programme in renewable energy and entrepreneurship
MSc Renewable Energy – RenE aims to train students from around the globe, delivering the right type of engineering graduates needed to go forward in leadership, industrial practice, innovation and entrepreneurship in the renewable energy field, so that becoming an engine for innovation in the field of sustainable energy.
Call for the Rafael Cordera Campos Chair: “Youth and Social Networks”
The office of the Vice President of the Andean Region of the Association of Universities of Latin American and the Caribbean (UDUAL) has opened a call to affiliates to take part in the Rafael Cordera Campos Chair.
Equalizing Access - Affirmative Action in Higher Education: India, US, and South Africa
Hasan, Zoya Hasan and Nussbaum, Martha. Equalizing Access - Affirmative Action in Higher Education: India, US, and South Africa. 2012. Oxford Press.
Contributions to the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development
Peter Lang Scientific Publishers (2012). Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2012. 430 pp., num. fig. and tables ISBN 978-3-631-61347-4 hb.
Understanding Service-Learning and Community Engagement: Crossing Boundaries Through Research
HATCHER, Julie & BRINGLE, Robert G. (2012) Understanding Service-Learning and Community Engagement: Crossing Boundaries Through Research. Information Age Publishing, Inc. 204 pages, ISBN / ISSN: 9781617356568
CACSL Conference 2012: Impacts of Community Engagement
When: May 10, 2012 to May 12, 2012
Where: Saskatoon, Canada
Academy for Community & Civic Engagement
When: May 14, 2012 to May 16, 2012
Where: Auburn, Alabama, USA
Public events on Lifelong Learning
When: May 24, 2012 to May 25, 2012
Where: UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), Hamburg, Germany
2012 ACA Annual Conference: Tying it all together
When: Jun 10, 2012 to Jun 12, 2012
Where: Helsinki, Finland
EUA Funding Forum
When: Jun 11, 2012 to Jun 12, 2012
Where: Salzburg, Austria
2012 Higher Education Creativity Conference
When: Jun 11, 2012 to Jun 14, 2012
Where: Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China
Development Specialized Workshop for University Leaders in Africa
When: Jun 14, 2012 to Jun 16, 2012
Where: Cape Town, South Africa
UNEECC Annual Conference: Ageing Society, Ageing Culture?
When: Oct 18, 2012 to Oct 19, 2012
Where: Maribor, Slovenia
Academic Consultancy Training and Modular Skills Courses as Part of the University Masters
Academic Consultancy Training (ACT) teams consisting of students from different masters' programmes execute assignments commissioned by external professional organizations – businesses, governmental organizations and NGO's.
GUNi was invited to participate at the VII Research Seminar on Environmental Education
The seminar is entitled “¿Miradas!” and will take place on May 2-3, 2012 in Spain. This seminar is part of the inter-university doctoral programme on Environmental Education.
GUNi was invited to participate in a training seminar on education for sustainability at the Pompeu Fabra University
The seminar aims to promote the introduction of sustainability into the curriculum and the improvement of university professors' competences on sustainable education and education for sustainable development.
GUNi took part at Seminar on UNESCO Chairs in Higher Education in Latin America
GUNi was invited to participate in the Seminar “The Contribution of the UNESCO Chairs in defining the Higher Education Space in Latin America and Beyond” held in San Juan, Puerto Rico, from April 22-25, 2012.

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