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06 November 18
Three members of our Engage Community attended the Living Knowledge Conference 2018 held in Budapest, Hungary, thanks to the ACU Member Communities Conference bursaries. Here, Dr Ipsit Pratap Singh, from Dev Sanskriti University in India, shares his experience. When I came to know about the Living Knowledge Conference, I did not have much understanding about concepts such as science shops. The theme of the conference was ...
06 November 18
The ACU held its 8th HR in HE Community Conference in Canada at the University of Waterloo in September 2018. The conference brought together HR practictioners working in higher education from across the Commonwealth and beyond, to examine the theme 'Universities of the Future: Global Perspectives for HR?'. Here, Ronnie Squires, Human Resources Officer at the University of the West Indies – who was awarded a bursary ...
01 November 18
Participating in an international summer school is a great way for students to gain international experience, learn new skills, increase their intercultural understanding, network, and have fun while visiting an ACU member institution overseas. This year, the ACU offered UK students the opportunity to gain this experience through our Global Summer School Grants. Here, Sarah – an undergraduate student from the University of ...
01 November 18
Participating in an international summer school is a great way for students to gain international experience, learn new skills, increase their intercultural understanding, network, and have fun while visiting an ACU member institution overseas. This year, the ACU offered UK students the opportunity to gain this experience through our Global Summer School Grants. Here, Elliot – an undergraduate student from The University of ...
05 October 18
Participating in an international summer school is a great way for students to gain international experience, learn new skills, increase their intercultural understanding, network, and have fun while visiting an ACU member institution overseas. This year, the ACU offered UK students the opportunity to gain this experience through our Global Summer School Grants. Here, Amy – an undergraduate student from University College ...
06 September 18
Three members of our Engage Community attended the Living Knowledge Conference 2018, in Budapest, thanks to the ACU Member Communities Conference bursaries. Here, Shamaila Farooq, from the University of Engineering and Technology, (UET) Peshawar, share’s her experience. At UET, we use outreach activities to promote academic research. Community engagement, however, is not as widely promoted. Instead, we implement outreach ...
05 September 18
Bringing together 16 HR practitioners from across the Commonwealth, the inaugural HR Global UK Study Tour took place from 14-25 May. The tour saw participants visit HR departments in universities across the UK, attend the Universities Human Resources (UHR) Conference, and hear from various associations and HR experts. Richard Manano, an ACU bursary recipient, talks about his experience.  My experience My participation in ...
04 September 18
Three members of our Engage Community attended the Living Knowledge Conference 2018, in Budapest, Hungary, thanks to the ACU Member Communities Conference bursaries. Here, John Boit, from Moi University in Kenya, shares his experience. After a long flight from Nairobi, I finally touched down in Budapest, Hungary, ready for the first day of the ‘Living Knowledge Conference’.  The conference participants came ...
17 August 18
The International Network of Research Management Societies (INORMS) brings together research management societies and associations from across the Commonwealth and beyond. The INORMS 2018 conference, themed “Promoting Global Research Management, Supporting Global Research Challenges”, was the biggest yet with over 1,100 delegates from across 45 countries. The ACU is a founding INORMS member and sits on the advisory ...
13 August 18
The recent ACU Summer School 2018, hosted by the Chinese University of Hong Kong, asked students to work together to solve sustainability and community issues and to: Identify multifaceted urban development issues for community development Analyse key factors for sustainable community building  Develop skills to plan and design sustainable communities Generalise from the learning experiences and formulate planning and ...
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