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  • Dublin City University designated as a University of Sanctuary

    Dublin City University designated as a University of Sanctuary

    Via DCU : Dublin City University has been designated as a “University of Sanctuary” in recognition of a range of initiatives demonstrating commitment to welcoming asylum seekers and refugees into the university community and to fostering a culture of inclusion for all. DCU is the first Irish university to receive this […]

  • Six Fashion Careers of the Future

    Via Business of Fashion : Six Fashion Careers of the Future From consumer psychologists to data scientists, BoF meets fashion professionals working in “careers of the future” to learn about how their work contributes to the industry. There are few sectors of the economy that offer as wide and interesting a […]

  • 6 Canadian Universities Crack Graduate Employability Rankings’ Top 100

    6 Canadian Universities Crack Graduate Employability Rankings’ Top 100

    Via Huffington Post : For the second year in a row, global university analyst QS has measured schools based on what future job-seekers want to know: which ones will make you the most employable. After its initial pilot project last year, QS examined the links between 300 different universities’ practices and […]

  • Oxford university start-up fund boosted by £230m injection

    Oxford university start-up fund boosted by £230m injection

    Via Financial Times : Incubator grows to £580m as Asian investors join backers of UK academic spin-offs Oxford Sciences Innovation, which commercialises science and technology from Oxford university, has expanded its coffers to £580m in a new funding round, making it the largest private university fund in the UK. The £230m […]

  • Nurses, engineering, food scientist jobs ‘set to boom’

    Nurses, engineering, food scientist jobs ‘set to boom’

    Via News : Nurses, engineering, food scientist jobs ‘set to boom’ THEY are the jobs that will be the next big thing and those “lucky enough” to be working in these fields will be raking it in. That’s the prediction from author and project director David McEwen, who believes those employed […]

  • New Zealand’s universities turn towards Asia

    New Zealand’s universities turn towards Asia

    Via The World University Ranking : Vice-chancellor calls on sector to shift its focus away from country’s colonial past As it looks to the future, New Zealand is wrestling with its colonial past. Should it be defined in the 21st century by its historic links with the Western world, or by […]

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    Australian university becomes first education institution to issue climate bond

    Via SI News : One of Australia’s top universities has achieved a world first, becoming the first higher education institution to issue a “climate bond”. Monash University, a member of the elite Group of Eight universities, raised AU$218 million through the bond to fund sustainable development projects across its global campuses. […]