Latest from the ACU

Commonwealth Summer School a huge success
Published on 02 August 2011 | Public
The first-ever Commonwealth Summer School, organised by the ACU, was hailed as a huge success at its closing ceremony on Friday. The summer school, which was hosted by the University of Buea in ...
New website for Publishers for Development
Published on 07 July 2011 | Public
Publishers for Development (PfD), a joint initiative of the ACU and INASP (the International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications), has launched its new website. The website ...
ACU takes new initiative on academic refugees
Published on 07 April 2011 | Public
The needs of hundreds of academic refugees will receive greater international recognition, following discussions by university executive heads. ACU members took a major step towards supporting ...
UWI Vice-Chancellor elected as ACU Chair
Published on 07 April 2011 | Public
The ACU has a new Chair and a new Strategic Plan, following the Annual General Meeting held in Hong Kong today. Professor E Nigel Harris, Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, has ...
Talent and creativity the key to economic success
Published on 06 April 2011 | Public
The World Bank's leading expert on higher education set out the challenges for universities, in the first session of the ACU's Conference of Executive Heads in Hong Kong today. Talent remains ...
New destinations for international students
Published on 11 March 2011 | Public
Postgraduate students in Commonwealth countries can apply to study in a range of new destinations from 2011, thanks to a range of international scholarships launched this week at the ACU. The ...
ACU co-hosts workshop on early research careers
Published on 16 February 2011 | Public
The need to develop new opportunities for junior scholars to establish their research careers was highlighted by the Nairobi Report, the result of a consulation process coordinated by the ACU and ...
The rising tide of scientific data
Published on 08 February 2011 | Public
Data management, access and sharing issues are becoming increasingly important in universities and other research institutions. Professor John Wood, Secretary General of the ACU, recently gave a ...
New plan for graduate employment in Africa
Published on 20 January 2011 | Public
A new ten-point plan to better utilise Africa's growing number of graduates was discussed by over 100 delegates on the final day of the ACU/British Council conference on graduate employment and ...

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