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In this issue - Dialogues of difference - academics from across the Commonwealth consider why and how universities should broaden their intellectual horizons to include a wider range of perspectives.Read this article
Dr Pankaj Mittal, Secretary General of the AIU, reflects on her experience of leading the largest network of higher education institutions and confronting a male-dominated world.Read this article
The ACU has partnered with the British Council to establish the Commonwealth Futures Climate Research Cohort, convening 26 talented researchers for COP26.Read this article
On International Women’s Day and Commonwealth Day, students, university staff, researchers and our partners reminded us that we have so much to be proud of.Read this article