News with tag 'Dr Joanna Newman'

Date: 15/03/2019

The ACU believes that universities make a critical contribution to sustainable development across the Commonwealth and beyond. Today, we are launching our new strategy, '

Date: 11/02/2019

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) has appointed Caroline Harrison as Chief Finance Officer.

Caroline will join the ACU in May 2019 from her current role as Director of Finance and Planning at Richmond, The American ...

Date: 31/01/2019

HRH The Duchess of Sussex joined ACU staff, students, and academics at City, University of London, today for her first official visit as Patron of the ACU.

Attendees took part in an interactive workshop to showcase how the ACU is ...

Date: 17/12/2018

It's been a very busy year at the ACU. We've made great strides in our core areas of activity – from further developing our scholarships and fellowships offering, to driving innovation and building capacity through our projects and ...

Date: 05/12/2018

University leaders, academics, and international scholarship students came together at an ACU event on Wednesday 5 December to explore how higher education can help build a better world.

Hosted by King's College London, the event was ...

Date: 29/11/2018

Students from low income Commonwealth countries will be able to apply for 10 new Commonwealth Scholarships for Master's study in Pakistan next year, thanks to funding from the Government of Pakistan.

These new scholarships, announced ...

Date: 27/11/2018

A new Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship, focussing on public health, will be hosted by the University of Mauritius.

Fully-funded by the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) endowment fund, this new scholarship ...

Date: 26/10/2018

More young people will have the chance to benefit from life-changing scholarships, thanks to the Fijian Government's contribution to the

Date: 23/10/2018

The first meeting of the ACU Commonwealth Climate Resilience Network took place in Suva, Fiji, this week, as universities from across the Commonwealth came together to share expertise and experiences of coping with natural disasters. ...

Date: 11/10/2018

The role of universities in combating the effects of climate change was in the spotlight today, as ACU Chief Executive and Secretary General Dr Joanna Newman addressed government ministers at the Tags: collaboration, Asia, Commonwealth, Dr Joanna Newman, climate change, sustainability

Date: 05/10/2018

Universities from across the Commonwealth will gather in the Pacific region over the next few weeks to discuss their contribution to critical issues, as two new ACU Policy Networks are convened.

The Tags: Asia, Commonwealth, Australia, membership, Dr Joanna Newman, climate change, sustainability

Date: 12/07/2018

The ACU's role in mainstreaming the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was centre stage at the United Nations yesterday (11 July 2018), as ACU Chief Executive and Secretary General Dr Joanna Newman showcased our work – and that of our ...

Date: 10/07/2018

On Wednesday 11 July, ACU Chief Executive and Secretary General, Dr Joanna Newman will highlight how Commonwealth universities are contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at a high-level event at the United Nations (UN) ...

Date: 06/07/2018

On Thursday 5 July, 120 young people from across the Commonwealth came together for the 'Your Commonwealth' Youth Challenge event in London, hosted by the Commonwealth Secretariat. Designed to generate ideas to shape the future of the ...

Date: 26/06/2018

On 31 May-1 June our Secretary General Dr Joanna Newman attended the 6th annual Research and Innovation Dialogue of Universities of South Africa. The event attracted 80 delegates from international universities, councils and ...

Date: 13/06/2018

The ACU has become the latest signatory of an important new international agreement in higher education: the Declaration of Montreal.

It brings together the ACU with six other international networks: Agence Universitaire de la ...

Date: 17/05/2018

The countdown to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is well and truly underway. From the 100,000 spectators expected to line the cobbled streets of Windsor to the many millions watching coverage around the world, the event is set to ...

Date: 04/05/2018

The final day of Going Global saw delegates look to what the future holds for higher education. Bringing together conversations on social responsibility, the importance of partnerships, academic mobility and how research is vital to achieving ...

Date: 03/05/2018

The value and importance of partnerships – and their power to solve global challenges – was the focus at day two of Going Global.

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