Networking Initiatives for Universities

University engagement networks go global
By Yojana Sharma – in University World News.

National and regional groups of universities that promote community engagement have been increasing around the world – some of them at breakneck speed – while university engagement organisations are also connecting globally to learn from one another.


New platform for university engagement launched
By Munyaradzi Makoni – in University World News.

The Association of Commonwealth Universities launched a new initiative, the ACU Engage Community, at the Talloires Network Leaders Conference 2014. The platform will provide a forum to disseminate knowledge and project management skills among practitioners and share news about opportunities in community engagement.


Building community research partnerships worldwide
By Munyaradzi Makoni – in University World News.

Structures to facilitate research partnerships globally have been in existence for up to 150 years, but there is an uneven spread of models across a wider range of higher education institutions as new partnerships have emerged in recent years, a comparative study to identify challenges and propose solutions has revealed.


Povl Tiedemann
December 2014


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