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How are universities nurturing respect and understanding?
How are universities nurturing respect and understanding? Published on 20 July 2017 | Public
The ACU has launched a new campaign to raise awareness of the important part universities play in promoting values of mutual respect and understanding between people of different faiths, beliefs ...
The Chinese University of Hong Kong to host ACU Summer School 2018
The Chinese University of Hong Kong to host ACU Summer School 2018 Published on 05 July 2017 | Public
The ACU is delighted to announce The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) as the host of the 2018 Summer School, following a competitive tendering process. The theme of the event will focus on ...
Dr Joanna Newman debates the future of the knowledge economy at Asia House
Published on 28 June 2017 | Public
On Thursday 22 June Asia House hosted a conference and panel debate in partnership with the University of Nottingham – an ACU member – on 'the future of the global knowledge economy in ...
Developing innovative minds: how to foster independent thinking as student numbers rise
Developing innovative minds: how to foster independent thinking as student numbers rise Published on 23 June 2017 | Public
Now more than ever, universities are expected to produce graduates who leave university with independent, creative and analytical thinking skills. On Friday 16 June 2017, the ACU and Nanyang ...
Two new Commonwealth Scholarships at the University of Malta
Two new Commonwealth Scholarships at the University of Malta Published on 31 May 2017 | Public
The ACU is pleased to announce that the University of Malta is now offering two Commonwealth Master's Scholarships to students from Ghana and Nigeria. These scholarships will provide ...
ACU Titular Fellow gives ‘fascinating’ annual Linacre College Lecture
ACU Titular Fellow gives ‘fascinating’ annual Linacre College Lecture Published on 08 May 2017 | Public
On Thursday 4 April, Dr Shadreck Chirikure, Associate Professor in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Cape Town, gave the annual ACU Lecture at Linacre College. Dr Chirikure gave a ...
University of Gibraltar launches Commonwealth Scholarship
University of Gibraltar launches Commonwealth Scholarship Published on 24 April 2017 | Public
The University of Gibraltar is the latest institution to offer a Commonwealth Scholarship, which was launched at an event on Friday 7 April 2017 by the Chief Minister of Gibraltar, The Hon Fabian ...
The Patron’s Fund gift boosts ACU Gender Programme
The Patron’s Fund gift boosts ACU Gender Programme Published on 03 April 2017 | Public
The ACU recently received a boost to the work of the Gender Programme, thanks to a charitable gift of £2,500 from The Patron's Fund. This gift is being used to support two ACU member ...
Balancing the global with the local
Balancing the global with the local Published on 20 March 2017 | Public
How can universities address both local and global demands to make a positive contribution to society? A new report, launched by the Global University Network for Innovation (GUNi), aims to help ...
Commonwealth Scholars take up their awards
Commonwealth Scholars take up their awards Published on 15 February 2017 | Public
Nineteen talented individuals have been selected to receive Commonwealth Scholarships in low and middle income countries for the current academic year. These fully-funded scholarships allow ...

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