News from Sannam S4:
Sannam S4 Launches the U.S.-India Knowledge Exchange
CEO and Founder Adrian Mutton presented on Gender Equality Panel at Annual Horasis Meeting
Sannam S4 Celebrates 10 Years at NAFSA
Insights: Open Access & Open Data at PUSH Universities
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News and Stories
Brazilian researchers find silver lining to Zika
Zika’s destructive powers were precisely what caught the attention of geneticists and biological researchers at the University of Sao Paulo.
Udemy Continues Its Global Expansion with Brazilian Headquarters in Sao Paulo
Udemy, the global marketplace for learning and teaching online, has over 24 million students and more than 35,000 instructors globally.
Engie to open green energy R&D centre in Brazil
French energy group Engie will set up a research centre in Brazil to act as the company’s regional hub for innovations in wind, solar, biogas and hydrogen projects as well as new technologies for Smart Cities.
Chinese institutions continue to rise in Nature Index
The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) is at the top place among the world’s leading institutions for high-quality scientific research.
China, universities seek to plant ‘Xi Thought’ in minds of students
China’s universities are promoting the thinking of President Xi Jinping to China and the world.
China to start nuclear technology university amid talent shortage
The university would be built as a national level institution and would function as a base for skill straining, Master’s and PhD programs, and core technology research and development.
Centre proposes new body to replace UGC
Setting the ball rolling for major reforms in higher education, the Centre has placed in the public domain a draft Bill for a Higher Education Commission of India – aimed at replacing the University Grants Commission – for eliciting suggestions from educationists.
New norms for recruitment, promotion of college teachers
Move is aimed at bringing focus on research and teaching.
Centre eyeing major push for higher education infrastructure upgrades
The funding that Higher Education Funding Agency (HEFA) is meant to facilitate for higher education institutions would be over and above their budgetary allocations.
Second Thoughts in Malaysia on Branch Campuses
For almost 30 years, branch campuses set up by foreign universities have been a central part of Malaysia’s higher education strategy. However, this approach is under scrutiny
Malaysia universities shine in latest QS Rankings
The 15th edition of the QS World University Rankings announced recently sees University of Malaya (UM) achieving its highest rank since the first edition of the rankings in 2004.
Oxford University denies link with Dubai project
The Government of Dubai claimed last month that the Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Future Research at Oxford University had opened with the university’s backing
UAE University moves up 40 places in QS rankings
The UAEU jumped 40 places in the latest QS World University Rankings 2019 where it is now ranked 350.