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India’s first ever UNESCO chair on gender equality and women’s empowerment

India – In the fall of 2016, Amrita University was awarded India’s first ever UNESCO Chair on gender equality and women’s empowerment. Amrita is now a […]

Passion, integrity, innovation – the values that make QS Quacquarelli Symonds what it is today

By Tony Martin Global higher education media owner and analysts, QS Quacquarelli Symonds, have used innovation and high levels of creativity to blaze a trail in […]

First Jordanian satellite programme

Jordan – Under HRH Crown Prince Hussein’s initiative, Jordanian students in collaboration with Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) will develop the first Jordanian satellite […]

US$26 million gift from Alibaba founder to the University of Newcastle, largest in its history

Australia – The Chinese have a saying that when you drink water, think of its source. In other words, never forget your roots. Jack Ma, the […]

Malaysian university’s act of mercy to stop deadly disease

Malaysia – On the website of BBC updating the world on the disease spreading in East Africa in August 2014 were billboards with messages to STOP […]

The scary effect of weight on your brain

Story credit: HOKU KRUEGER United Kingdom – A recent study conducted by the University of Cambridge has found that the composition of white matter in the […]

World’s first fibre-optic railway monitoring ensures safe ride for millions of commuters

Hong Kong – The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is the first in the world to install fibre optic sensors in in-service railway trains to continuously […]

Co-creating smart cities along with future citizens

India – NMIMS University’s programme on smart cities was given the Order of Merit Award at the Business World Smart city conclave in New Delhi on […]

Holy Spirit University of Kaslik pioneering friendly society

Lebanon – The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) in Lebanon, strongly committed to its role of university at the service of the society, has launched […]

The University of Dammam’s model platform for social projects

Saudi Arabia – Universities have social responsibilities. Recognising this tenet, the University of Dammam in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia created a deanship that institutionalises the […]