Tag Archives: Education

Accenture Strengthens Workforce Development with Udacity Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) Accenture has finalized its acquisition of Udacity, a leading digital education platform renowned for its technology courses blending online flexibility with human instruction. This strategic move emphasizes Accenture’s dedication to addressing the evolving workforce needs, particularly by equipping … Read the full press release

Siemens Launches Innovative Credential Program to Address Engineering Talent Gap

(IN BRIEF) Siemens Digital Industries Software introduces a groundbreaking program in collaboration with the University of Colorado Boulder and Pennsylvania State University to credential students and enhance career readiness in engineering fields. These industry-recognized credentials, endorsed by ABET, will supplement … Read the full press release

Professor Daniel Arribas-Bel Honored with Royal Geographical Society Award

(IN BRIEF) Professor Daniel Arribas-Bel, a member of the University’s School of Environmental Sciences and Department of Geography and Planning, has been awarded the 2024 Taylor & Francis Award by the Royal Geographical Society for his outstanding contribution to teaching … Read the full press release

EIF Backs €100 Million Investment for Underprivileged Students’ Education in Germany and Spain

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) has committed to guaranteeing over €100 million in financing through three intermediaries in Germany and Spain. Aimed at providing better access to education and training for underprivileged students and learners, the initiative is … Read the full press release

Vodafone Intelligent Solutions’ CSR Program: Transforming Lives Through Education and Technology

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Intelligent Solutions (VOIS) is making significant strides in its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, particularly through its Brighter Futures program. Since 2018, VOIS has impacted over 375,000 individuals, focusing on community engagement, education, and digital skills development. … Read the full press release

EIB and Sciences Po Renew Partnership for Sustainable Development and Climate Transition

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB), recognized as the EU’s climate bank, has reaffirmed its commitment to advancing sustainable finance and climate dialogue by renewing its support for the Sciences Po European Chair for Sustainable Development and Climate Transition. … Read the full press release

Lightsource bp Hosts New Energy Business School for In-Depth Discussion on Energy Transition

(IN BRIEF) Lightsource bp recently held the New Energy Business School for the second consecutive year, offering a comprehensive two-day program focused on energy transition business and leadership. Located in the Netherlands, the school provides advanced education in various aspects … Read the full press release

VINCI Renews Partnership with INSA Foundation to Foster Humanist Engineering and Promote Diversity in Education

(IN BRIEF) VINCI, one of the founding sponsors of the INSA Foundation (Institut national des sciences appliquées), has extended its partnership for an additional three years to support INSA’s humanist engineer model. This collaboration includes funding the national host scholarship … Read the full press release

TU Delft: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Rebrands to Reflect Evolving Research Landscape

(IN BRIEF) Effective January 1, the Faculty of Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Science (3mE) has adopted a new name, Mechanical Engineering (ME), in response to the evolving nature of its research programs and to strengthen its external identity. The decision … Read the full press release

Wiener Börse Akademie Offers 15% New Year’s Discount to Boost Financial Knowledge

(IN BRIEF) The Wiener Börse Akademie, in collaboration with the WIFI Management Forum and Wiener Börse AG, presents an opportunity for individuals to kickstart their financial resolutions by enhancing their financial knowledge. With a wide range of courses covering 30 … Read the full press release

Record Number of Applications Received for University of Helsinki’s International Master’s Programs in 2024

(IN BRIEF) The University of Helsinki’s international master’s programs for 2024 received an impressive 12,665 applications from 10,662 applicants. The Master’s Program in Computer Science was the most sought after with 1,402 applications, followed closely by the Master’s Program in … Read the full press release

BBVA Colombia Grants University Scholarships to Micro-Entrepreneurs’ Children in Need

(IN BRIEF) BBVA in Colombia has awarded university scholarships to the children of micro-entrepreneur clients of Bancamía across the country. These scholarships are a testament to the resilience, creativity, and determination exhibited by the parents of these students. Mario Pardo … Read the full press release

RWE Foundation Supports Socially Disadvantaged Youth with €125 Million Endowment

(IN BRIEF) In celebration of its 125th anniversary, RWE established the RWE Foundation with a substantial starting capital of 125 million euros, dedicated to fostering equal opportunities for children and young people across Europe. The foundation recently unveiled two of … Read the full press release

Empowering Ukrainian children with IT skills through Star for Life Ukraine

(IN BRIEF) In a time marked by disruptions in education for over 5.3 million children due to the ongoing war in Ukraine, Star For Life Ukraine, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to promoting informal tech education. The aim is to … Read the full press release

Vodafone Foundation and UNHCR Emphasize the Importance of Education for Refugees

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Foundation and UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency, hosted an event in London to underscore the significance of education for refugees and the necessity for increased investment in this sector. The event showcased the Instant Network Schools … Read the full press release

BBSRC to Revamp Doctoral Provision, Aligning with UKRI’s Collective Talent Funding Model

(IN BRIEF) The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) is set to restructure its doctoral provision, effective from 2024, as part of its commitment to ensuring access to top-notch doctoral training. This strategic move aligns with BBSRC’s 2022-2025 delivery … Read the full press release

EQT and Benesse Holdings to Partner for Privatization and Growth in Japan’s Education and Nursing Care Sectors

(IN BRIEF) EQT, in collaboration with the founding family of Benesse Holdings, Inc., a leading education and nursing care provider in Japan, is set to initiate a Tender Offer to privatize the company, which is listed on the Tokyo Stock … Read the full press release

EY Report Calls for Urgent Digital Overhaul in Universities to Enhance Student Experience

(IN BRIEF) A new report by EY highlights the pressing need for universities to revamp their digital education practices and improve the overall student experience. The report, based on data from over 3,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students across eleven countries … Read the full press release

EU Announces €902 Million Support Package for Jordan, Focusing on Education, Water Infrastructure, and Economic Development

(IN BRIEF) The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, welcomed King Abdullah II of Jordan to Brussels and discussed recent regional developments. During the visit, the EU announced a substantial support package for Jordan worth €902 million, … Read the full press release

University of Exeter Launches Creative Quadrant to Foster Entrepreneurship and Innovation

(IN BRIEF) The University of Exeter has inaugurated the Creative Quadrant (CQ), a new space within the University of Exeter Business School designed to inspire budding entrepreneurs and cultivate contemporary business skills among students. The CQ encourages students to engage … Read the full press release

SAP Joins Stanford University’s HAI Corporate Affiliate Program to Advance Ethical and Trustworthy AI

(IN BRIEF) SAP SE has become a member of the Stanford University Human-Centered Intelligence (HAI) Corporate Affiliate Program. This collaboration will support Stanford HAI’s research, policy, and education initiatives focused on the responsible development and implementation of artificial intelligence (AI). … Read the full press release

Accenture and TD Bank Forge Coalition with Disability:IN to Drive Disability Inclusion in Marketing and Communications

(IN BRIEF) Accenture and TD Bank have partnered to establish a cross-industry coalition comprising Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) and Chief Communications Officers (CCOs) powered by Disability:IN. This coalition aims to accelerate disability inclusion in the marketing and communications professions by … Read the full press release

University of Twente Embraces AI in Education with Hackathon and Magazine Launch

(IN BRIEF) The University of Twente (UT) is reaffirming its commitment to harnessing AI’s potential in education through a high-profile AI in education Hackathon and the publication of a groundbreaking magazine on AI in education. UT aims to demonstrate the … Read the full press release

Ericsson and RMIT Launch AI Lab in Hanoi, Accelerating Industry 4.0 and Digital Transformation in Vietnam

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson and RMIT University have partnered to establish the RMIT & Ericsson AI Lab at RMIT’s campus in Hanoi, Vietnam. This collaboration builds on their existing 5G education partnership, aiming to educate Vietnamese students about 5G and emerging … Read the full press release

University of York’s Inclusive Learning Team Receives National Award for Collaborative Excellence in Teaching and Inclusivity

(IN BRIEF) The University of York’s Inclusive Learning team has been awarded a national Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) by Advance HE for their value-based approach to inclusive teaching and learning. The team leads and supports projects focused on … Read the full press release

University of Twente Collaborates with BZK and PMDD&A to Offer Digital Design & Architecture Executive Course

(IN BRIEF) The University of Twente (UT) has launched a collaboration with the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK) and the Post Master Digital Design & Architecture Foundation (PMDD&A). The collaboration aims to offer the Digital Design & … Read the full press release

University of Twente Recognizes AI’s Potential While Acknowledging Risks

(IN BRIEF) The University of Twente (UT) acknowledges the opportunities presented by Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools like ChatGPT while emphasizing the need to be aware of associated risks. UT believes that AI can be a valuable tool in education and … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin and Green Tech Skillnet Offer 30% Discount on Green Courses to Drive Sustainability Education

(IN BRIEF) Trinity College Dublin has partnered with Green Tech Skillnet to offer a 30% discount on selected green diplomas and micro-credential courses. These courses cover a wide range of disciplines and focus on environmental sustainability and climate action. Eligible … Read the full press release

University Hospitals Münster and Twente Sign MoU for Cross-Border Healthcare Collaboration

(IN BRIEF) University Hospital Münster (UKM), Medisch Spectrum Twente (MST), and the universities of Münster and Twente have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on healthcare, education, and medical-technical progress in the German-Dutch border region. The aim is … Read the full press release

UEA Celebrates NHS 75 and its Role in Training Future Medical Professionals

(IN BRIEF) As the UK commemorates the 75th anniversary of the National Health Service (NHS), the University of East Anglia (UEA) takes the opportunity to acknowledge its partnership with the NHS and the significant contribution of its medicine and health … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank approves €6.6bn for sustainable transport, clean energy, corporate innovation and education

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved €6.6 billion of new financing to support sustainable transport, clean energy, corporate innovation, and education investment worldwide. The EIB Board of Directors also adopted a mid-term review of the EIB’s Energy … Read the full press release

Vodafone brings 5G to University of Palermo, creating Italy’s first smart campus

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone has launched a dedicated 5G network at the University of Palermo, Sicily, as part of the “5G 4 A Smart Sicilian Academic Campus” project. The network, funded by the European Union and supported by the Ministry of … Read the full press release

Ark Kapital’s EIF guarantee to support sustainability, innovation, and digitalisation-driven enterprises

(IN BRIEF) Ark Kapital, a tech-focused lender, has secured a portfolio guarantee from the European Investment Fund (EIF) to improve access to finance for high-tech SMEs. The guarantee enables Ark Kapital to offer over €146 million in new financing across … Read the full press release

Colas Foundation Contributes Over €20,000 to Support Education and Vocational Training for Young People in Marrakech

(IN BRIEF) The Colas Foundation, after 30 years of supporting contemporary art, has decided to shift its focus to social issues. The foundation will now support initiatives that promote social and professional integration of children and young people through education, … Read the full press release

University of St Andrews commits to gender equality in golf through The R&A Women in Golf Charter

(IN BRIEF) The University of St Andrews in Scotland has signed The R&A Women in Golf Charter, committing to gender equality and diversity in the golf industry. The charter, launched in 2018, promotes the recruitment, retention and progression of women … Read the full press release

Ten more years for Bavarian Student Research Center: TUM and district administrator sign financing agreement

(IN BRIEF) The Student Research Center Berchtesgadener Land (SFZ) in Bavaria, Germany, has secured financing for the next decade. The SFZ provides secondary school students with their first contact with research, particularly in natural and engineering sciences, with the aim … Read the full press release

Loughborough University and ISH partner to offer new Master’s in Leadership in Sport

(IN BRIEF) Loughborough University London and the Institute of Sports Humanities have announced the launch of a new Master’s in Leadership in Sport, set to begin in Autumn 2023. The course is designed for professionals in the sports industry and … Read the full press release

Financial Times 2023 Rankings Place University of Liverpool’s Online MBA in Top Tier

(IN BRIEF) The University of Liverpool’s online MBA has been ranked in the top 10 by the Financial Times (FT) in their 2023 rankings of online MBAs. The Management School’s online MBA excelled in career progression, with alumni showing job … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies Foundation: 26 high social impact projects to benefit almost 55,000 young people in extremely vulnerable situations

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 6-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA:TTE), a global multi-energy company with over 100,000 employees and presence in more than 130 countries as well as the world’s 3rd-largest low-carbon LNG company, has announced that its corporate foundation that … Read the full press release