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One hundred participants discussed the role of Higher Education in the Post-2015 Agenda

One hundred participants discussed the role of Higher Education in the Post-2015 Agenda

On 11 December, GUNi organized the seminar “The world beyond 2015: is higher education ready? The role of higher education institutions for the Sustainable Development Goals and the Post-2015 Development Agenda” at the Art Nouveau Site of Sant Pau. The seminar, related to the campaign “The world beyond 2015: is higher education ready?” was promoted by the Association of Commonwealth Universities with the collaboration and support of the City of Barcelona as well as the International Association of Universities.

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GUNi Report global impact: 38 events in 25 countries

GUNi Report global impact: 38 events in 25 countries

During 2014, 38 events were held in 25 countries to launch the GUNi Report. Among them, the regional presentation in the Arab States, held in Jordan, the regional presentation in Asia and the Pacific, held in South Korea, and presentations in India, Hong Kong, South Africa, Ghana, Australia, Mexico Argentina, Italy, Denmark, United Kingdom, Canada and Uganda should be highlighted.

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The GUNi Report launched at the ASPBAE Festival of Learning

The GUNi Report launched at the ASPBAE Festival of Learning

The ASPBAE Festival of Learning, was organized from 18-21 November 2014 at Yogyakarta, Indonesia to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Asian South Pacific Bureau of Adult Education (ASPBAE).

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Presentation of the 5th GUNi Report in Barcelona

Presentation of the 5th GUNi Report in Barcelona

The presentation of the report Higher Education in the World 5 Knowledge, Engagement and Higher Education contributing to social change took place on October 14 in Barcelona. The event, held in the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site, where GUNi’s headquarters are located, gathered around 150 participants among university presidents and vice-presidents, politicians, academics, professionals of higher education, policy-makers and representatives of civil society.

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Find 30% of the GUNi Report in Open Content

Find 30% of the GUNi Report in Open Content

Find online up to 30% of the articles published in Higher Education in the World 5 and download them for free.

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The GUNi Report presented in Argentina

The GUNi Report presented in Argentina

CLAYSS (The Latin American Center for Service Learning) presented the report in its 17th annual "Learning and Solidary Service" seminar, held on August 28 and 29 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The seminar was attended by more than 400 civic engagement practitioners coming from Latin American countries.

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Higher Education in the World 5 launched in Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Higher Education in the World 5 launched in Stellenbosch University, South Africa

On August 28, Dr. Rajesh Tandon, co-director of the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility and President of PRIA, presented the GUNi report in Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Dr. Tandon, also gest editor of this publication, pointed out that Universities have a responsibility to help effect social change.

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World Report Launch at University of Lisbon

World Report Launch at University of Lisbon

On the occasion of the Conference in Local Change, Social Actions and Adult Learning: Challenges and Responens, the GUNi report was launched in Lisbon (Portugal) on June 27.

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Canadian Commission for UNESCO shares the launch of the World Report

Canadian Commission for UNESCO shares the launch of the World Report

The meeting was hold in the University of Victoria and gathered about 150 participants related to the UNESCO fields.

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GUNi World Report Presented to the Going Global Conference in Miami, USA

GUNi World Report Presented to the Going Global Conference in Miami, USA

Hold in Miami, Florida, on May 3, the Conference gave the opportunity to present the last GUNi publication to 200 scholars from around the world.

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Beyond Engagement Conference launches World Report in Victoria, Canada

Beyond Engagement Conference launches World Report in Victoria, Canada

The report was presented on May 21 on the occasion of CUVIC 2014 "Beyond Engagement: Creating Integration, Innovation and Impact" organized in the University of Victoria.

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Launch of the GUNi Report in Malta

Launch of the GUNi Report in Malta

The Senate Council Chambers at the University of Malta was the location of the HEIW5 launch in La Velette, Malta on April 23, on the occasion of the 6th International Conference of the Popular Education Network.

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Canadian Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences Hears of World Report

Canadian Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences Hears of World Report

The last GUNi publication presented by Prof. Budd Hall was very welcomed among attenders.

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Australian Launch of GUNi's Higher Education in the World 5

Australian Launch of GUNi's Higher Education in the World 5

Professor Mike Osborne, Co-Director of PASCAL, visited the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) in Toowoomba, Australia on 13 May. During his visit he spoke to university staff and community representatives about the GUNi Report Higher Education in the World Report 5: Knowledge, Engagement and Higher Education: Contributing to Social Change and took the opportunity to launch this report in Australia.

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Launch of Higher Education in the World 5 Held at Kansas State University 2014 Engagement Symposium

Launch of Higher Education in the World 5 Held at Kansas State University 2014 Engagement Symposium

The Kansas State University Engagement Symposium on April 7, 2014 was the site of the first launch of the new GUNi Report in USA. The 2014 Kansas State Engagement Symposium brought together national engagement voices to explore engagement from all vantage points of university work, including research, teaching, and outreach/Extension. Dr. April C. Mason, Provost and Senior Vice President, and Dr. David E. Procter, Director of the Center for Engagement and Community Development, welcomed attendees to Kansas State University (K-State).

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The GUNi Report is lauched in the Conference "Active Academia: A Catalyst for Societal Change" (Oxford, UK)

The GUNi Report is lauched in the Conference "Active Academia: A Catalyst for Societal Change" (Oxford, UK)

On 25-26 March over seventy PhD candidates from the Middle East, Central Asia, Eastern Europe and South Asia met at Pembroke College (Oxford University) for a conference organised by the Open Society Scholarship Programs, entitled ‘Active Academia: A Catalyst for Societal Change’.

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HEIW Report launched in South Africa

HEIW Report launched in South Africa

The South African Higher Education Community Engagement Forum (SAHECEF) met at the University of Western Cape, in Cape Town, on 3 and 4 April 2014. There were 60 leading community engagement advocates and academics involved across South African universities, including the advisor to the national Minister of Higher Education and Training.

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Canadan Education Community gathers in Ottawa to launch the GUNi World Report in Higher Education

Canadan Education Community gathers in Ottawa to launch the GUNi World Report in Higher Education

Fifty members of Canada’s international education community gathered on March 20, 2014 in Ottawa to applaud the publication of Knowledge, Engagement and Higher Education: Contributing to Social Change. This volume is the fifth report in the series Higher Education in the World of the Global University Network for Innovation (GUNi).

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The 5th GUNi World Report on Higher Education Launched in India

The 5th GUNi World Report on Higher Education Launched in India

The report Higher Education in the World 5 “Knowledge, Engagement and Higher Education: Contributing to Social Change” was presented in New Delhi on the Seminar on “Community Engagement in Higher Education” and in the cities of Siliguri (West Bengal) and Chandigarah’ (Punjab) as part of the Global Education Dialogue Series.

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See the Table of Contents and Authors of the new GUNi Report

See the Table of Contents and Authors of the new GUNi Report

The report is a collective work in which 73 authors from all the world regions have contributed. A special mention have to be done to all them and the guest editors, as without they involvement and work in the project, for almost two years, this Report wouldn’t exist. The result is the more comprehensive document regarding the issue of Community-University Engagement at global level. GUNi want to thank to all them having join the project.

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