UNICA Newsletter June 2016 issue
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General Assembly 2016

Online registration for the UNICA General Assembly 2016 is now open! Read more...

Recent Activities

6th PR & Communication Workshop @ University of Iceland 

The challenges of developing and implementing PR & Communication strategy at university and students' involvement were at the heart of discussions during the 6th UNICA PR & Communication Workshop, hosted by the University of Iceland, 6-7 June 2016.

UNICA meeting @ EWORA 
Inauguration Ceremony

UNICA President Prof. Luciano Saso held an informal UNICA meeting in the framework of the Inaugural Conference of the European Women Rectors Association (EWORA) which took place in Brussels (University Foundation) on 20 June 2016. 

Coming up!

PRIDE Final Conference

The Final Conference of PRIDE - Professionals in Doctoral Education project will take place at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Humboldt Graduate School) on 8-9 September 2016.

Pencil in these dates!

  • 11th UNICA EU Research Liaison Officers meeting, University of Vienna, 28-29 November 2016
  • 8th UNICA Scholarly Communication SeminarUniversity of Lausanne, 1-2 December 2016
  • UNICA EduLab 2017, Roma Tre University in cooperation with the University of Rome "Tor Vergata" and Sapienza University of Rome, 15-16 December 2016
  • UNICA IRO meeting, University of Copenhagen, 24-26 April 2017
  • UNICA GREEN Workshop: Learning Interfaces, Tallinn University, 26-28 April 2017
  • 7th UNICA PR & Communication Workshop, Université de Lausanne, 18-19 May 2017

Members in the Spotlight

ULB runs "Emergency Greece" campaign

The "Emergency Greece" campaign launched in May 2016 by Université libre de Bruxelles to raise awareness about the Greek healthcare crisis now aims to involve other European universities. Read more...

FU Berlin and 4 other universities establish the University Alliance for Sustainability

Freie Universität Berlin joined forces with 4 other universities to establish the University Alliance for Sustainability and develop collaborative research and teaching projects in the area of sustainable development. Read more... 

University of Cyprus students win energy-saving competition

Dormitory no. 9 of the University of Cyprus won first prize in the SAVES (Intelligent Energy Europe) project competition that challenged students to save energy. In total, dorm residents participating in the competition saved over 2.1 million kWh of electricity and 897 tons of CO2. Well done to all the students that made this happen! Read More...

News from the UNICA Secretariat

During a ceremony held in the framework of the University's Dies Academicus on 3 June 2016, UNICA Secretary General Mrs Kris Dejonckheere received the Prize of the University of Lausanne for her ongoing commitment to strengthening the cooperation between member universities of the UNICA Network. UNICA President Prof. Luciano Saso was also present at the award ceremony. Read more..

News froms Partners

3rd EUA Funding Forum

The 3rd EUA Funding Forum (University of Porto, 6-7 October 2016) will be themed around efficient university management and delivering value to society. Register by 22 September 2016! Read more... 

3-day training course on Innovation Management

The  European Association of Erasmus Coordinators (EAEC) organises a series of 3-day intensive training courses on innovation management. Learn more...

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