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Stamford AdvocateDecember 22, 2015
Ramiro Losada, an undergraduate architecture faculty member at NewSchool of Architecture & Design is profiled in the December issue of Architectural Record for his firm, Losada García, which was named one of the top 10 emerging architecture firms worldwide in 2015.
SoyChileDecember 21, 2015
For the fifth consecutive year, the Research Center for Sustainability at the Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB), with help from the public opinion firm Metalogic, presented the ‘Survey of Attitudes Toward the Environment,’ which seeks to identify the relation of the public to problems like pollution, recycling and energy efficiency. The study states that people's concern for the environment has remained at high levels for the past three years.
MilenioDecember 13, 2015
In an editorial on significant trends shaping global higher education, Dieter Holtz, President and CEO of Laureate Mexico, highlighted the many changes traditional higher education is undergoing, and the ways institutions will have to respond.
Diario SurDecember 13, 2015
On Saturday, Les Roches Marbella in Spain graduated their class of International Hospitality Management students, 67 bachelor degree and 38 postgraduate degrees were handed out to students from all over the world.
La Estrella de PanamáDecember 13, 2015
In an effort to meet the demand for professionals educated in technical fields, the Universidad Interamericana de Panamá (UIP) will offer five new courses in 2016, all in the area of technical skills, from logistics management to systems analysis to a culinary technician course.
Forbes MexicoDecember 11, 2015
In a competition called 'The Venture México' sponsored by Chivas Regal, social entrepreneurs competed for a coveted loan to grow their ventures. Out of a field of over 200 projects, five finalists were chosen, including ICH, a 2015 McGuire Business Plan Competition winner from UNITEC Mexico that seeks to bring vision care and glasses to underserved communities through the manufacture of low-cost frames made out of PET, or recycled plastic.
NewswitDecember 4, 2015
Stamford International University, a leading International University in Thailand, has launched a corporate partnership program in association with more than 20 leading companies in Thailand. The program is meant to bridge the gap between the educational and business worlds, and will give students key industry experience.
Les Inspirations ÉcoDecember 3, 2015
The names of the ten winners of the inaugural Université Internationale de Casablanca’s (UIC) “Enrepreneurs en Mouvement” youth social entrepreneurship awards were released Wednesday night during the program’s awards ceremony. The initiative, in its first year, is part of the YouthActionNet collaboration between the International Youth Foundation and Laureate International Universities.
Entre LíneasDecember 3, 2015
Veterinary science experts from the Universidad del Valle de México (UVM), Campus Sur yesterday reported a successful implant of a multidimensional Toucan beak using 3D technology, leaving the bird with full functionality and capacity with the prosthesis. Only three other procedures of this kind have been recorded worldwide.
Health TimesDecember 2, 2015
The Public Health Information Development Unit (PHIDU), funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health to promote and manage the collection, dissemination and utilisation of national, state and local data for public health purposes, has joined Torrens University Australia and will now be known as the PHIDU at Torrens University Australia. The unit will complement Torrens’ undergraduate and postgraduate health programs and research.
JorNowDecember 2, 2015
Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, spoke today at an event at the FMU | FIAM-FAAM Educational Complex. The event was organized around the theme, “The Challenges and Opportunities of Globalization,” and gave the over 300 attendees the chance to reflect on how an internationalized world effects various sectors and careers.
Skills PortalDecember 1, 2015
Ureshnie Govender, who is completing her Postgraduate Diploma in Management specialising in HIV/AIDS and Health at Monash South Africa (MSA) is a bright spot in the fight against the worldwide pandemic. Driven by a passion for the delivery of bench-to-bedside technology and ensuring life-changing concepts and products reach patients in need, Govender, who is a senior researcher at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), believes that a combination of management and sound research are critical in delivering patient care.
SIPSENovember 29, 2015
Mexico needs around 1.4 million more technical workers to cover the needs of the principal productive sectors of Mexican enterprise, Dieter Holtz, CEO of Laureate Mexico pointed out at the presentation of the results of the “Survey on Technical Jobs,” done in partnership between Laureate Mexico and the ManpowerGroup.
La TerceraNovember 28, 2015
Jose Rodriguez, rector of the Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB), sat down for an interview with La Tercera in Chile and provided his commentary on the country’s recent upheaval in the higher education system, mainly focused on which students, and which universities, will be eligible to receive federal financial aid.
Capital MéxicoNovember 24, 2015
Universidad del Valle de México (UVM) graduate Victor Antonio Rodriguez Moreno has been named a semifinalist in the History Channel’s “An Idea to Change History” contest for his system to purify contaminated residual or sea water. The UVM graduate of Industrial Engineering’s project has already been approved to be used to purify a canal in Mexico, with many more uses under review.
Peru InformaNovember 24, 2015
For 20 years, the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) has recognized Peruvian businesses growing and operating in creative, innovative ways, through their “Innovative Business Awards.” The annual prizes took place on November 12th and award in 21 categories, with three overall prizes.
MilliyetNovember 17, 2015
For the sixth consecutive year, the Bilgi Young Social Entrepreneur Awards selected ten exemplary young people who are carrying out ventures that create positive social impact in a variety of areas of Turkish life, and will spend the next year investing in their growth. The awards are put on by Istanbul Bilgi University in partnership with the International Youth Foundation’s YouthActionNet program and Laureate International Universities.
RRHH DigitalNovember 6, 2015
Ten young people were selected as the 2015 winners of the Premios Jóvenes Emprenedores Sociales (Young Social Entrepreneurs Awards) this week, recognizing them for their innovative ventures that also have positive social impact. These awards are given through a partnership between International Universities, the International Youth Foundation’s YouthActionNet program and the Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM).
Campaign Brief NZNovember 6, 2015
Media Design School AdSchool students have scored Gold, Silver and Bronze for Copywriting, Print, Art Direction, Direct Mail, Ambient and Cinematography at the 2015 International Crowbar Awards, the award show organised by the Association of Accredited Advertising Agents Singapore (4As), for emerging young creatives to showcase their best works and learn from their peers.
La Voz de MichoacánNovember 4, 2015
Mexico has earned a prominent place in the automotive industry thanks to experience, quality of workmanship and good geographical position, stressed a new study on the industry released by the Center for Public Opinion at the Universidad del Valle de México (UVM).
El UniversalNovember 4, 2015
The city of Querétaro hosted the V Congreso Internacional de Negocios (Fifth International Congress of Business), an event that brought together international speakers around the topic of creating businesses with social vision to speak to students from over 30 Universidad del Valle de México (UVM) campuses.
iProfesionalNovember 4, 2015
As part of a graduate school level lecture titled “Digital Transformation and Talent Management” at the Universidad Europea de Valencia, Sarah Harmon, director of LinkedIn in Spain and Portugal, spoke on how candidates increase their employability and recognition on the platform, stressing having a personal brand and showing talent development over time.
Business International MagazineOctober 26, 2015
As part of a partnership between the Chambers of Commerce of Milan, Monza and Brianza in Italy, and Material ConneXion Italy, 15 young designers, including students from Domus Academy and Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti (NABA), have been chosen to display their designs at Expo Gate in Milan. The program and exhibition brings together hundreds of students and businesspeople, and seeks to connect students to industry leaders.
Vida y ÉxitoOctober 22, 2015
For four days, young Costa Ricans will have an to test their skills in the audiovisual world, through the Enfocus Festival, to be held October 26-29 at the Universidad Latina de Costa Rica (ULatina). "The main objective of Enfocus is to jump start the production of videos, short films and firmware, and create an annual meeting place for future communication professionals,” said Cristian Bonilla, Director of Audiovisual Production at ULatina.
Perú21October 21, 2015
An engineering student, Freddy Ramírez, at the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) will become one of just three Peruvians who have worked at social media giant Facebook since the company’s inception. The 22-year-old will start a three month internship at Facebook in January with the hopes of securing a future position.
Jornal da ParaíbaOctober 18, 2015
Students and faculty from the Faculdade Internacional da Paraíba (FPB) took on a slew of projects as part of Laureate’s Global Days of Service last week, including running a blood drive that also trained law students in carrying out acts of solidarity and organizing a students to clean up local beaches and educate beach-goers about the environmental impact of not taking care of beaches.
Get It Joburg WestOctober 18, 2015
Last week, 27 primary school spelling bee finalists were invited to Monash South Africa for an insider’s view of the state-of-the-art campus, showcasing what can be achieved should they continue striving for excellence in the classroom.
Soy ChileOctober 19, 2015
This weekend, several students studying social work in the School of Social Development at the Instituto Profesional AIEP in Osorno, helped to paint and beautify a home for girls in the region who have experienced some type of rights violation. Over 70 students participated in the project, part of AIEP’s participation in Laureate’s Global Days of Service.
The Age NationalOctober 12, 2015
The number of entrepreneurship and specialized MBAs are growing in Australia. If you're in the sport industry, a new MBA in Sports Management, delivered by Adelaide's Torrens University Australia in partnership with Real Madrid Graduate School (Universidad Europea), is worth a look, given the global sporting industry has revenue forecast to reach $US145 billion this year.
El UniversalOctober 12, 2015
Mexico’s Ministry of Education has announced that to date, over 6,000 young people have benefitted from their “Education for You” initiative to help students continue in middle and higher education. Already, over 215 students have enrolled at two Universidad del Valle de México (UVM) campuses.
El UniversalOctober 10, 2015
Projects supporting a home for elderly people and the dissemination of culture and photography in modern-day Mexico are among those developed by students studying for a Bachelor of Communications Sciences at the Universidad del Valle de México (UVM) Campus Lomas Verdes. The 23 students were recipients of the Women Supporting the Study of Journalism and Communication scholarship.
ExpansiónOctober 6, 2015
Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak gave a lecture to graduate students of the Impact Business School, the business school at the Universidad Europea, about successful innovation, saying that every change “must be disruptive, come from a thought outside the box, but also be useful” in order to be more than just an idea.
TiempoOctober 5, 2015
In ceremonies held on September 25th, 363 young professionals in various fields graduated from Honduras’s leading private institution, the Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC Honduras).
ZH NewsSeptember 16, 2015
A local nurse in Porto Alegre noticed a possible place for improvement in the emergency room waiting area at the Lomba do Pinheiro hospital: provide something to do for the many people waiting, and those in need of an escape. Specifically, give them books to read. In partnership with students from UniRitter, she investigated what has become a reading area in the hospital, now in use and providing something constructive for anyone, patients, families and staff, to do.
Ser PeruanoSeptember 12, 2015
One way to stand out in today’s job market is to bring in international experience, and through a wide array of opportunities to gain skills internationally, Cibertec provides students with this kind of experience. Many of these opportunities come through the university’s affiliation with the Laureate International Universities network, and their partnership with MERCOSUR.
The TribuneSeptember 8, 2015
A two-day international conference on “Next Generation Computing Technologies” began at the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) on Sunday, where almost 250 participants from national organizations and 15 countries took part in various sessions. About 800 research papers were submitted at the conference, with 200 accepted for presentation.
El UniversalSeptember 8, 2015
Former President and Secretary of Education Ernesto Zedillo said in a roundtable discussion hosted by Laureate Mexico on the topic of higher education’s role in the continued development of Mexico, with over 100 leaders and academics in attendance. Zedillo is currently presidential counselor at Laureate.
Campus VivoSeptember 7, 2015
Former Spanish minister of Science and Innovation, Cristina Garmendia, has joined the Advisory Board of the Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM) and, along with the other members, will help to "guide the institution to the forefront of current affairs and strengthen the connection between the needs of the professional and academic sectors.”
El SemanarioSeptember 2, 2015
Thanks to a group of Chilean-born engineers, a new device can generate enough electricity to charge the battery of a cell phone or tablet from a plant. The biotech device called E-Kia can generate up to five volts and 600 milliamps and connect to a device via USB port. The inventors are Chilean, graduates of the Duoc UC de Valparaíso and the Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB).
El Mundo Costa RicaAugust 31, 2015
The Universidad Latina de Costa Rica (ULatina) will send a delegation of 200 athletes to the national university games competition, JUNCOS 2015, where they will compete in eight disciplines. The students come from a variety of majors at the school and combine their athletic training with their educational programs.
MundiarioAugust 26, 2015
In an age of uncertainty in many ways when it comes to employment, it is hard to find jobs that are both fulfilling and well-paying. Architecture has emerged as one such field, and the Universidad Europea is one of the leaders in Spain in training and equipping future architects. Its objective is to integrate the knowledge and values that enable optimal development of skills that ensure bright futures for graduates entering a global market.
The Lead South AustraliaAugust 25, 2015
The world’s richest football club – and most valuable sporting team – Real Madrid has signed a deal with a leading university to deliver a new MBA in Sports Management. The landmark partnership between the Real Madrid Graduate School and Torrens University Australia will launch the new course in 2016. Students in the course will travel to Spain for a two-week study exchange including behind-the-scenes work experience with Real Madrid Football Club.
The NationAugust 24, 2015
The Australian government is keen to stay invested in Thailand and Southeast Asia as a whole, Gail Gago, the South Australian Minister for Education, said on Thursday during an event in Bangkok to seal a cooperation pact between Thailand's Stamford International University and Torrens University Australia, both members of the Laureate International Universities network.
The Tribune IndiaAugust 19, 2015
The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) Dehradun, has met the international requirements of ‘occupational health and safety management systems’ and has been certified as an OHSAS-18001 institution. Arun Dhand, Director of Media Affairs, said it was the only university in the state to have certifications on the three aspects of quality, environment and safety.
Forbes MéxicoAugust 14, 2015
In order to aid in the country’s growth, a project from a team of students at the Universidad del Valle de México (UVM) was cited as an example of the kind of work needed in this innovation wave. The robot, which can detect a range of health markers in a patient, including the beginnings of skin cancer, was developed for the Laureate Award for Excellence in Robotics competition in Madrid.
VeracruzanosAugust 12, 2015
Alejandra Contreras, a graduate of the Universidad del Valle de México (UVM) was awarded Mexico’s International Youth Prize in the category of environmental work for her project to create biodegradable soap from cooking waste products, all while promoting youth volunteerism in the community of Veracruz. Contreras was also recognized as a Laureate Here for Good student in 2015.
El CiudadanoAugust 11, 2015
The Gourmand Awards are considered the benchmark for cookbook authors worldwide, and an Ecuadorian’s book has just been placed in the top three worldwide for 2015. Carlos Gallardo, a graduate of the Universidad de las Américas’ (UDLA) gastronomy program, authored “El Sabor de mi Ecuador” (“The Taste of My Ecuador”), with over 500 pages about traditional Ecuadorian cuisine.
Columbus CEOAugust 10, 2015
Brandi Spaulding, a Walden University Ph.D. candidate and doctoral intern in addiction psychology at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, knows that the only way to break an addiction is with the support of a network. For this reason, she developed Squirrel Recovery, a free Android app that checks in with people struggling with anything from a drug addiction to eating too much candy.
Daily TelegraphAugust 7, 2015
Four years ago, South Korean Gwangho “Sid” Choi moved to Australia, enrolling in a commercial cookery course at Sydney’s William Blue College of Hospitality Management, part of THINK Education. He fell in love with the Australian way of life and in particular—their obsession with reality cooking shows. After graduating, he returned to Korea where he entered the local version of MasterChef, going on to beat 7000 contestants to win the 2014 title and a $300,000 cash prize.
La PrensaAugust 7, 2015
Students and professors from all over Central America are gathering at the Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC Honduras) for the "Free Software" conference, where tech leaders from across the region will share their insights on new developments and predictions for the future.
Vogue ItalyAugust 7, 2015
A new specialization in “Luxury Brand Management” from Glion, in partnership with Domus Academy, gives students insight into how to manage and create experiences in luxury. The course will let students gain practical experience in the classroom and the field, and through relationships with industry partners.
La PrensaAugust 5, 2015
The Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC Honduras) hosted a regional forum on ethics, political responsibility and democracy in Honduras and Latin America, inviting students and local citizens to hear from distinguished guests on various subjects during an all-day event Tuesday.
PublimetroAugust 4, 2015
As more and more jobs become available to professionals trained in both the technical and relational aspects of engineering, many Chilean universities and specialized programs are leading the charge to train students in the skills needed to enter a field that boasts some of the highest employability numbers. The Universidad de las Américas Chile (UDLA Chile) is mentioned as a key university in that movement.
La Nueva EspañaJuly 31, 2015
Two young musicians are among the winners of the Young Social Entrepreneurs Award from the Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM), receiving recognition for their work to help provide funding to groups working for some of the most disadvantaged in Spain. Their group, Asociación de Conciertos Solidarios (Concerts in Solidadarity), has had major success and its young founders will now receive intensive coaching and support through their fellowship at UEM’s YouthActionNet center.
Entorno InteligenteJuly 30, 2015
The Universidad Latina de Costa Rica (ULatina) is celebrating 20 years serving surrounding communities through its health clinics and legal services, estimating they have helped over 170,000 people. Health clinics provide dentistry, optometry and psychology services, and low-cost or free legal services are often available. This work is carried out by current and graduated students, alongside of faculty, staff and volunteers.
Reporteros HoyJuly 29, 2015
Maria Cristina Lopez and Jaime Alfonso Espinosa Xool Moo, students studying architecture at the Universidad del Valle de México’s (UVM) Merida campus, have created Biciwood, a bicycle made mostly of Indian bamboo. The creators say this idea came from their desire to create an ecologically sustainable product, choosing bamboo as the material rather than wood, because it grows in the Yucatán and does not have properties that encourage deforestation.
Jornal do BrasilJuly 28, 2015
A new mobile app to help control water consumption is starting to address the water crisis now affecting 11 Brazilian states. The Brazilian Benchmarking Program, considered the most respected environmental stamp in the country, launched the Hackathon to Further Sustainability in partnership with information technology courses at Universidade Anhembi Morumbi (UAM) and Uninove, which led to the app's creation.
El EconomistaJuly 27, 2015
Australia was the destination chosen for the new headquarters of the Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid-Universidad Europea, a partnership that only continues to grow. A country with an already strong sporting history, Australia poses an opportunity for growth. The group will begin teaching in collaboration with Torrens University Australia, offering an MBA in Sports Organization.
El FinancieroJuly 23, 2015
Carolina Zuehill Candelario Rosales, a master’s student in Public Health at the Universidad del Valle de México (UVM), has been named one of 20 winners of the Laureate Global Fellows prize, one that recognizes incredibile social impact initiatives by young people worldwide. Rosales founded GUIMEDIC, a system of mobile medical clinics that provides medical assistance and preventative education to Mexico’s most isolated and vulnerable communities. In 2014 alone, GUIMEDIC reached 10,600 patients.
Cambio DigitalJuly 22, 2015
A graphic design student from the Veracruz campus of the Universidad del Valle de México (UVM), José Alberto Lasso Victoria, is the main designer behind the new look of popular Mexican league team Tiburones Rojos. He spent time studying at the Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti (NABA) in Milan, and credits his time there as a major factor in his development as a designer.
Emirates 24/7July 22, 2015
The Arab Fashion Council and Domus Academy have launched a competition across the 22 Arab countries for a full scholarship in Masters of Fashion Design at Domus Academy in Milan. The initiative will be supported by the UNESCO office in Doha, as it promotes the organization’s goal of encouraging cultural and educational exchange.
HondudiarioJuly 21, 2015
A new class of engineers, lawyers and other master’s degree students received their diplomas at the Universidad Tecnológica de Centroamericana’s (UNITEC) commencement ceremonies on July 17th and 18th, signalling their entrance into the workforce after completing a globally-minded education at the university.
Marketing DirectoJuly 19, 2015
As part of an international component of the public relations, communication and corporate management program at the Business and Information Technology School (BiTS) in Germany, students spent four weeks touring and learning at relevant businesses and corporations in Madrid. The trip was organized in partnership with the Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM).
Business InsiderJuly 19, 2015
Mary Valentin was a recent art school graduate living in Chicago when she stumbled into an unlikely career: food styling. After learning about the craft, and discovering her own love for it, she attended Kendall College’s pastry program to gain the valuable culinary education she would need for the career. Now, she is a food stylist who has worked for the likes of The Food Network, Kraft and Godiva, among others.
Santa Fe New MexicanJuly 17, 2015
The Santa Fe University of Art and Design is offering discounted tuition to recent graduates of the Santa Fe Community College. SFCC grads who enroll in the university this fall in Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts programs can do so at a reduced annual tuition rate of just over $10,000.
Media UpdateJuly 17, 2015
In honour of Africa’s timeless tradition of telling stories, and in celebration of Mandela Month, Monash South Africa (MSA) has collaborated with publisher of African children’s books, the Ducere Foundation, to curate and print a collection of stories written by local primary school learners from Zandspruit community.
El EconomistaJuly 17, 2015
Universidad Europea was recognized with a four out of five 2015 QS Stars rating, a prestigious international accreditation that measures university quality. With this rating it joins a small group of universities that stand out for the quality of its services around the world, among which are the University of Cambridge and Harvard.
ConfidencialJuly 14, 2015
Former Universidad Americana graduate, Maria Jose Rojas, rescues materials including glass, fabrics, and metals, that are usually placed in the trash, to create innovative materials. Her business, Mün, is dedicated to designing and manufacturing furniture that's produced from recycled materials.
StripesJuly 13, 2015
Former Domus Academy graduate, Clint Zeagler, is the co-curator of wearable tech, a much-buzzed-about phenomenon that now has an exhibit at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. The exhibit is called, "On You: A Story of Wearable Computing."
Jornal JoseenseJuly 10, 2015
Universidade Anhembi Morumbi was selected by the Ministry of Education to install a medical school at their Saõ José campus. The medical school will assist the country with more employment opportunities as well as train doctors to provide great service to the population.
VanguardiaJuly 9, 2015
UNITEC Mexico students were given a project to solve the problem of prostheses having no sensitivity, and because of this, they are easily damaged when exposed to high temperatures. The students equipped the prosthesis with sensors to identify any heat energy as a warning signal to alert the user to avoid damage to them and the device.
Economía y NegociosJuly 16, 2015
Universidad Andrés Bello wants to provide tools for students to integrate sustainability into their future professional roles. Through general education courses in this area, they will teach the basic principles of ethics, as well as awareness of their rights and duties as a citizen, concern for the social environment and care for the environment.
El EconomistasJuly 15, 2015
Universidad de Europea de Madrid recognized ten young entrepreneurs for their efforts around their innovative social initiatives. Each of the selected initiatives are led by entrepreneurs aged 18-29, and are projected to be real generators of social change throughout their communities.
Hospitality MagazineJuly 8, 2015
The William Blue College of Hospitality Management has officially launched its new campus and restaurant at the former Rockpool site, which will allow the college to produce the best connected and trained graduates through real-world experience.
Hotelier NewsJuly 7, 2015
The Future Buyers Project — an initiative between Universidade Anhembi Morumbi and Equipotel, will train 60 students enrolled in hospitality, tourism, events, and gastronomy courses and train them to strengthen their relationships with exhibitors through exclusive activities, lectures, technical visits, and workshops with companies at the fair.
La CronicaJuly 6, 2015
2013 James McGuire Award recipient Ignacio Castillo has started new production on a line of ecological bricks that will lead to reductions in the use of air conditioning and heating in homes and infrastructures across Mexico.
SipseJuly 3, 2015
Alfonso Xool Moo and Cristina Espinos Lopéz, students at Universidad del Valle de México (UVM), started a green company that promotes sustainable architecture and landscaping by taking advantage of the natural aesthetic properties of the bamboo.
AD NewsJuly 2, 2015
Two Universidade Anhembi Morumbi students application program, "Irrigation Action," which aims to help prevent water waste, was selected to be featured this year at Hackathon MAIS in Brazil. This event aims to promote application development projects focused on good sustainable practices.
Lead SAJuly 1, 2015
Lebo Sekhotla, Monash South Africa student, was honored as Lead SA's 2015 Hero for her work mentoring and educating students to pursue education.
The PioneerJuly 1, 2015
With India fast becoming the hub for higher education, the role of private colleges in imparting skills is the need of the hour, and the challenges are big. Avinash Singh, pro-vice chancellor, Emeritus, University of Technology and Management is quoted in the article.
RazonJune 29, 2015
As more people in Mexico are choosing online education as their first choice of education, Universidad del Valle de México was mentioned as one of the institutions offering the alternative study, where people like housewives, workers, and single parents can receive a degree.
BioBio ChileJune 25, 2015
The award obtained in the International Animation Film Market (MIFA) is undoubtedly "a recognition that demonstrates the great moment that domestic animation is having abroad. Our content and the art that is developed is highly valued and we hope that this great news allows us to raise the necessary funding for the development of a first season," explains Patrick Scale, executive producer of the series and career chief of digital animation at Universidad de Las Américas.
Elle South AfricaJune 24, 2015
Monash student Lebo Sekhotla has won Laureate International’s Here for Good Award for empowering local underprivileged children.
Renewable Energy FocusJune 24, 2015
The station is part of a public transport bus fueling and vehicle demonstration program, managed by the National Institute of Solar Energy. The project implementation is being executed by the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, and is entirely funded by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
Gold NewsJune 22, 2015
Tomorrow, European University Cyprus (EUC), will host the official opening ceremony for the new Microsoft Innovation Center (MIC) – which is a state of the art facility that provides support and resources for students, developers, IT professionals, entrepreneurs, start-ups (startups) and academic researchers.
The Star OnlineJune 21, 2015
It is clear that it is not the lack of qualifications that gets in the way for job seekers. In fact, it is what else they have to offer that gets them a job at the end of the day. Employers want skill-sets. The Graduate Employability Blueprint 2012-2017, released by the then Higher Education Ministry, also hit the nail on the head with its report. In it, employer reports stated that graduates lacked several “key characteristics” – a strong command of English, the right attitude and the ability to solve problems.
Diario FinancieroJune 19, 2015
The panorama of the university is changing. While in the 90s most universities were preparing their students to find jobs, the current thinking has changed toward promoting entrepreneurship among students. Universidad Europea is encouraging its students to turn their ideas into real projects, therefore applying the knowledge acquired at the university and turning it into their business.
GoodJune 18, 2015
Lebo Sekhotla, the co-founder of “Tomorrow Starts Today”—a motivational program for young people that equips them with the tools they need to better themselves through education and community engagement— gives her testimony on why she believes that “only education can drive social change.”
El UniversalJune 18, 2015
A group of three students from the mechatronics engineering program at the Universidad del Valle de Mexico, won Laureate’s Award for Excellence in Robotics Engineering at its annual international competition. The winning group built a robot, Kukulkan, that aids in the prevention of skin tumors by monitoring air quality and ultraviolent radiation in 24 hour increments.
Walden Press ReleaseJune 17, 2015
Dr. William G. "Bill" Durden, a Fulbright Scholar, distinguished educator and internationally respected leader in higher education, will be the keynote speaker at Walden University's summer commencement on July 11, 2015, in National Harbor, Maryland.
MaxpressJune 16, 2015
On June 18 and 19, many higher education experts and officials will participate in an event focused on the discussion of the challenges universities in Brazil face today. The host of the event will be Oscar Hipólito, rector of the Universidade Anhembi Morumbi (UAM), and guests like Jesualdo Pereira Farias, the higher education secretary at the Brazilian Department of Education, will be in attendance.
Outdoors ChileJune 15, 2015
As part of an expedition with researchers from the Marine Biology department at the Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB), student Diego Pérez participated in the study of how introduced species, like rats, effect the environment of a remote place like the island of Guafo in Chile’s south.
Times LiveJune 11, 2015
Lebo Sekhotla's commitment to increase access to education for children in marginalized communities in South Africa has earned her global recognition. The third year Monash South Africa (MSA) psychology and management student was awarded the international “Here for Good” award by the Chairman and CEO of Laureate International Universities, Douglas Becker in Miami, Florida.
The Huffington PostJune 11, 2015
Internationally-recognized journalist Christy Macy writes about her eye-opening encounter with Lebo Sekhotla, and how the spirit of “ubuntu,” a term that South Africans use to describe the unique humanness we all share, drives a young woman’s incredible work to help often ignored youth attain education.
Bloomberg BusinessJune 10, 2015
In a step to promote more hydrogen fueling sources, a new solar-powered hydrogen fueling station opened at the Solar Energy Center near Delhi as part of a project managed by the National Institute of Solar Energy. The project was also implemented by India’s University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) and funded by the government’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
Vogue ItalyJune 5, 2015
On Saturday, Domus Academy will host a conference titled “Tangible Versus Intangible: New Artisanal Versus Technology” about the impact of new technology and social habits on the fashion and design industry.
Scoop EducationJune 5, 2015
Media Design School students were shortlisted across a variety of categories at the internationally renowned CG Student Awards. The awards, described by the organizers as “an annual event which showcases and rewards excellence in computer graphics from students and recent graduates” allow students to submit projects in a variety of fields.
EntrepreneurJune 3, 2015
University students worldwide are asking for a more entrepreneurial higher education experience, a recent study from Laureate and Zogby Analytics says. Students want coursework that equips them for greater success in the workplace and gives them the foundation they need to launch a career.
Foreign PolicyJune 3, 2015
In a feature on why immense technological advances in the first 15 years of this century haven’t necessarily led to more democratization in society, Senem Aydin Düzgit, a professor of international relations at Istanbul Bilgi University, was among six experts chosen to speak to the issue.
CBS NewsJune 3, 2015
The Universidad del Valle de México (UVM)’s Public Opinion Center found in a recent survey that seven in 10 new voters between the ages of 18 and 24 say they plan on going to the polls in the upcoming election on June 7th, where over 2,000 government positions will be up for grabs, but many surveyed expressed distrust in the candidates and possible outcomes of the elections. The survey collected responses from nearly 1000 students at UVM's 36 campuses.
El EconomistaJune 1, 2015
The Universidad Europea campus in Alcobendas has announced that they will use June to focus specifically on skills development and employability programming for students, culminating with the Youth & Jobs 2015 event on the 23rd of the month.
El ComercioMay 29, 2015
On Thursday night, the Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA) inaugurated their newly completed campus, called UDLA Park, opening a cutting-edge, environmentally friendly building that is already in use by faculty and students. The event included food from the university’s culinary students and musical compositions from attendees of their music school.
ChronMay 27, 2015
NewSchool of Architecture & Design students have teamed up with the San Diego chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) to showcase the tradition of ‘napkin sketching,’ with all proceeds from the auction of their sketches at an event on Friday going to fund scholarships for architecture students in need.
La VanguardiaMay 26, 2015
Portugal’s Economy Minister António Pires de Lima presented at the Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM), expounding on the importance of entrepreneurship, calling it the “engine of Europe.”
Informador.mxMay 25, 2015
In a seminar hosted by the Health Sciences department at the Coyoacán campus of the Universidad del Valle de México (UVM), experts discussed alternative rehabilitation programs for the hearing-impaired, including ways that those who lack verbal language skills can still participate in the routines of daily life.
Indian StrategicMay 22, 2015
Teams from five leading Indian universities, including the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), presented their conceptual designs to Lockheed Martin officials in New Delhi recently, launching the C-130J Roll-On/Roll-Off University Design Challenge to develop cargo aircraft modules for disaster relief operations worldwide.
Líderes MexicanosMay 21, 2015
In an interview with Dieter Holtz, President and CEO of Laureate Mexico, the magazine discussed the unique models that Laureate universities in the country, UVM and UNITEC, offer to students, with a special focus on the high quality, career-focused and international approach the universities take.
Vogue ItalyMay 18, 2015
Designer and creative director of fashion house Emanuel Ungaro, Fausto Puglisi, will speak at Domus Academy in an open lecture today. During the talk he will address his rise to the top of the fashion ranks, secrets he has learned along the way and how students can get their foot in the door of the fashion industry.
Diario RotativoMay 14, 2015
On Thursday at the Queretaro campus of the Universidad del Valle de México (UVM) a forum and panel was conducted among five candidates for governor of the state, with the hopefuls talking about education, security, justice, employment, political transparency and the environment.
El UniversalMay 13, 2015
Graduate and undergraduate students from the Universidad del Valle de México (UVM) collaborated to design a low-cost, prosthetic hand that could be more accessible to the general population, where high-cost models often cause those in need to forego purchasing prosthetics.
ABC SevillaMay 13, 2015
Researchers from Spain and the United States, including co-author of the study María Vela Pérez, a researcher at the Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM), analyzed the movements of specific ant species, proposing a mathematical model that explains why ants don’t divert their paths when faced with obstacles while foraging for food.
IM MédicoMay 11, 2015
In a forum titled “Cancer: An Interdisciplinary Vision,” the Universidad Europea invited professionals from a range of fields to discuss how cancer treatment can be approached from a more holistic angle, combining findings and techniques from many diverse camps.
El HeraldoMay 11, 2015
This weekend, a healthcare team led by the Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC Honduras) carried out an inspection of water and living conditions in Tegucigalpa, where the rate of dengue fever has risen 700 percent since last year.
Europa PressMay 11, 2015
Four Spanish teams nabbed top honors in Hunter Douglas’s Archiprix International 2015 contest, including a team from Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM), who proposed a project that includes the construction of a “rehabilitation center” in a neighborhood that was a particularly caustic one during times of political unrest in the country.
RRHH DigitalMay 8, 2015
President and CEO of Accenture Spain, Vicente García-Moreno Mansilla, will discuss talent in the digital era at the inaugural conference on youth and employment, “Youth & Jobs,” which will be held at the Universidad Europea de Canarias (UEC) on Monday.
Santa Fe New MexicanMay 8, 2015
Tonight, the founders of the Russian group Pussy Riot, who call themselves a “feminist art collective” and who have recently become voices for cultural freedom and expression, will speak before a sold-out crowd on the campus of the Santa Fe University of Art and Design, in an event co-hosted by the university.
La RepublicaMay 6, 2015
The Universidad Latina de Costa Rica (ULatina) will host a forum on the subject of accreditation of universities in the country, an issue that is being discussed by the government and leading academics. Experts will discuss the benefits of having a system of accreditation and accountability, and how this could be implemented.
Restaurant BusinessMay 6, 2015
At an event hosted at Kendall College on the morning before the prestigious James Beard Foundation awards, nominees for the awards partook in a panel about “The Future of Food,” discussing the trends that will stay and those that won’t, and what people can expect to see in the food world in years to come.
Jornal do ComercioMay 5, 2015
Patients in the palliative care unit of a local cancer hospital had a different kind of morning on Tuesday. A group of students from the Aesthetics and Cosmetics major at the Faculdade dos Guararapes (FG) transformed the rooms of the health unit into a salon, fixing hair, nails and eyebrows of patients and caregivers.
El Heraldo de ChihuahuaMay 5, 2015
Students from the Universidad Valle de México (UVM) and the agricultural sciences and forestry program at UACH combined their knowledge in business and horticultural production to start a small craft beer factory, and hope to continue the venture tapping into the growing trend of craft breweries worldwide.
Daily Mail UKMay 4, 2015
In front of a crowd that included hundreds of students, tennis superstar Rafael Nadal received an honorary doctorate from the Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM). He spoke about the values of hard work and discipline, on and off the court, that have led to his success, and thanked those who have helped him get to where he is today.
Santa Fe New MexicanMay 1, 2015
Students from the Santa Fe University of Art and Design have partnered with other area schools, including the Santa Fe Indian School, to write and produce a play called “Borders: Crossing the Line,” which explores what borders are and what they mean in different people’s lives, while grappling with race, religion and national identity. Performances begin this weekend.
La TribunaApril 30, 2015
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández, together with representatives of the Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC Honduras), opened the scholarship program Call Center Agents, which allows young people to participate in bilingual technical programs, certifications and specialized courses. The program is part of the government’s educational reform plan and will benefit over ten thousand youth in the country.
Bahia JáApril 29, 2015
A group of students from the mechatronics and electrical engineering programs of UNIFACS are preparing to participate at the Laureate Award for Excellence in Robotics Engineering in Madrid, where they will be one of six teams competing for the grand prize.
CooperativaApril 28, 2015
In an article recently published in the prestigious journal Nature, Dr. Manuel Suárez, Director of Geology at the Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB), announced the first-ever discovery of a Jurassic-era dinosaur fossil in the Patagonian region. This dinosaur, deemed the “Chilesaurus,” likely lived around 148 million years ago.
MarketWatchApril 24, 2015
Ernesto Zedillo, the former president of Mexico, has been named a Presidential Counselor by Laureate International Universities, the world's leading higher education network. In his new role, President Zedillo will advise Laureate and its more than 80 institutions on academic innovation, and private and public sector collaboration to increase access to higher education.
Ser PeruanoApril 24, 2015
The renowned institute Cibertec has received accreditation for five degree programs: computer and information, networking and communications, graphic design, business administration and international business administration. These accreditations have been granted by the National System of Assessment, Accreditation and Certification of Educational Quality (SINEACE) to Cibertec headquarters located in the district of Miraflores.
El FinancieroApril 23, 2015
The Universidad del Valle de México (UVM México) presented its new academic program in oil and gas engineering, with the goal of helping more graduates enter the energy sector. Based on the university’s research, 50 percent of the companies with the best pay in the world work in this sector.
La NacionApril 21, 2015
The UC-Davis Chile also has an academic program where Universidad Andrés Bello, Universidad de Talca and Universidad de Tarapacá will be part of the research process with scientists from the university.
The Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC) yesterday signed a cooperation agreement with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Cortés (CCIC) to encourage entrepreneurship in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.
Radio UCVApril 17, 2015
The Build Solar 2015 contest challenged students to build the most efficient and sustainable housing in Chile. Participants came from universities all over the country, including from Universidad de Las Américas Chile (UDLA), and the winners will be chosen on Sunday.
UnoTVApril 16, 2015
The Universidad Europea de Madrid granted José Manuel Durão Barroso, the former Prime Minister of Portugal, an honorary doctorate degree from the university. In front of an audience of faculty, diplomats, academics and students, he spoke about his ten years at the head of the European Commission, piloting it through the expansion of the EU and the continued growth of the euro.
WiredApril 16, 2015
Domus Academy launched the Metaphysical Club, a gathering of 15 thinkers with a multidisciplinary approach who hope to bridge the divide between education and profession, giving students the tools to pursue innovation and become the designers of tomorrow.
El MundoApril 15, 2015
Concha, 83 and suffering from Alzheimer's, used to communicate with therapists only through gestures, looks, and an occasional word. But the day he heard the sound of a “bolero Los Panchos” (a popular Andalusian dance), his face lit up. This type of therapy for Alzheimer’s patients is part of a project called “Music to Awake,” and its creators, four young psychologists and musicians, won the last edition of the Young Social Entrepreneurs Award, in collaboration with the Universidad Europea de Madrid, the International Youth Foundation and the Sylvan/Laureate Foundation.
Press ReleaseApril 14, 2015
Walden University announced today that it has received approval from the U.S. Department of Education to disburse Title IV financial aid to students enrolled in its new competency-based M.S. in Early Childhood Studies program using a direct assessment model. Walden now becomes only the sixth institution with direct assessment approval by the Department of Education, and this particular program is the nation's first competency-based master's program in early childhood that uses this learning modality.
SexenioApril 14, 2015
Students from Universidad del Valle de Mexico’s (UVM) Tuxtla campus and the Science and Arts of Chiapas (UNICACH) collaborated in implementing a test of micro-hydro systems. UVM said in a statement that this system will be operated with micro turbines which will generate electricity in ways that will benefit underserved communities.
XEUApril 13, 2015
Universidad del Valle de Mexico students developed a robot called "Star Project" that can stand in for a human operator in hazardous radiation or contagion environments, winning first place in the Innovation and Creativity category at the 11th UVM Minirobotics Competition.
Universia Education BlogApril 13, 2015
The university becomes the second university in Chile to obtain certification of this type in the United States, demonstrating a commitment to continuous improvement in corporate governance and effectiveness of their academic functions.
Panama AmericaApril 8, 2015
Today the borders of the countries of the world are more nets than walls, remarked U.S. President Bill Clinton, who said that thanks to technology people can communicate more easily.
Jornal de HojeMarch 30, 2015
For Oscar Hipolito, students are the most affected by the recent changes in student finance.
El ComercioMarch 30, 2015
Last week, the director of Global Economics Education Alliance (GEEA), John Brock, and a group of 15 American teachers came to Peru at the invitation of Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC). During their stay they visited schools in Lima and Cusco to share their experience in financial education as it relates to basic education.
The Morning JournalMarch 29, 2015
Two weeks after Cynthia Jackson-Howard completed a doctorate degree in health services she recalled the words of a high school guidance counselor. “I was 16 years old and I still remember his face,” said Howard, a 54-year-old Lorain resident. The first thing she did after finishing her doctorate in health services from Walden University in Minn. was think about what she could do with it. The beginnings of a non-profit organization are forming.
The EconomistMarch 28, 2015
The biggest provider of higher education that nobody has ever heard of is Laureate, an American for-profit education company with revenues of $4 billion, nearly 1m students and 70,000 staff.
Santa Fe New MexicanMarch 27, 2015
Serafima Fedorova, a freshman from the Santa Fe University of Art and Design’s creative-writing program, was one of the winners of the Muse Times Two Poetry Series College Contest.
Ecuador TimesMarch 26, 2015
Under the artistic name of Kristofh, Pozo, a student of multimedia and audiovisual production at Universidad de las Americas (UDLA), learned of the contest four days before the registration deadline.
La Jornada AguascalientesMarch 26, 2015
For the first time in Aguascalientes Universidad del Valle de México held an international fair with the participation of representatives of the United States, Spain, Peru and Chile.
ZH EducationMarch 26, 2015
UniRitter and Fadergs, both of Laureate Brazil, offer design and law programs that feature theory, practical application and volunteer activities in local communities.
ZocaloMarch 23, 2015
Hadassa Fernandez Ramirez, 24, launched her own video game development company called Xolotl Interactive Studies. Fernandez Ramirez is a graduate of engineering technology and interactive animation at Universidad del Valle de Mexico (UVM).
The Times of IndiaMarch 21, 2015
Day one of the three-day International Chefs Conference organised by the Indian Federation of Culinary Associations (IFCA) threw the spotlight on why sustainability is critical in the food service industry. Chef Chris Koetke, from Kendall College, is quoted throughout the article.
Jordan TimesMarch 21, 2015
An initiative of French chef Alain Ducasse, Goût de France (Taste of France), was celebrated on March 19 across the globe, featuring over 1,000 chefs who served dinners made with local products. Five restaurants in Jordan took part in the event, including Top Restaurant at the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA).
CR HoyMarch 20, 2015
Manuel Bernal, a young Costa Rican civil engineering student studying at the Universidad Latina de Costa Rica, is working on a water infrastructure development project in Senegal. Bernal's project is called "Water Changes All" and started as a college graduation project.
EMOLMarch 19, 2015
At a ceremony held at the Casona de Las Condes campus, the investiture of the new rector of Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB) was completed. José Rodríguez Pérez, who was awarded the 2014 National Prize of Applied Science and Technology, will be responsible for guiding the university for the next four years.
Vida y ExitoMarch 17, 2015
Costa Rica's Manuel Bernal, a civil engineering student from Universidad Latina de Costa Rica, was chosen as one of four students from the global network of Laureate International Universities to participate in the eighth annual Clinton Global Initiative, in Miami, from 6 to March 9. Bernal, 23, was selected from hundreds of students from 20 countries because of its powerful social entrepreneurship project which seeks to implement a system to capture and use water to rural areas in developing countries in the African region.
IReport, CNNMarch 16, 2015
“I'm Not Here” is a provocative, powerful, true life story; and a reality most people have a very difficult time to understand. Director, Alec Brown, explains it best in this interview. Brown is a student at Santa Fe University of Art and Design.
US NewsMarch 12,2015
While students taking online classes may not have access to the exact same clubs and organizations that exist on a traditional brick-and-mortar campus, there is still a wide range of options available for those who want to connect with classmates. Tierra Wilson, who is pursuing a doctorate in psychology at Walden University, found out about online organizations at Walden through her enrollment counselor.
CR HoyMarch 11, 2015
The work done by Costa Rican biologist José González-Maya was recognized with the prestigious Future for Nature Award, given in the Netherlands, making him the third Latin American to receive the distinction. González-Maya is a biology graduate from the Universidad Latina de Costa Rica, with a master’s in management and conservation of tropical forests, along with a degree in biodiversity of tropical agricultural research.
Aujourd'huiMarch 6, 2015
Salaheddine Moutacharif, mechanical engineering student at UIC, will represent the kingdom at this event, beginning Friday at the University of Miami.
Bilgi CagiFebruary 16, 2015
In order for innovation and dreams to be converted into reality, Istanbul Bilgi University’s Santralistabul campus opened the IDLab (Innovation and Dream Laboratory), specifically aimed to raise the standard of education in the engineering field.
Alianza NewsFebruary 16, 2015
Australia's Victoria University in Melbourne has signed a five-year agreement with Real Madrid Graduate School at Universidad Europea, university sources said Monday. The deal, the first between an Australian university and the global soccer giant, will allow Victoria University students in selected masters programs to attend the university in Spain and have access to the club.
HondudiarioFebruary 16, 2015
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the AIMS Project, signed a new cooperation agreement with five non-governmental development organizations (NGO) to promote training in vocational areas, life skills and entrepreneurship. The partners are: the Human Development Centre (CDH) in Tegucigalpa, Children International in San Pedro Sula, the Honduran Red Cross in La Ceiba, Technicians Association for International Solidarity and Cooperation (RE.TE) in Tegucigalpa San Pedro Sula, and the Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC).
El HorizonteFebruary 15, 2015
The head of the Secretariat of Labor and Social Welfare (STPS), Alfonso Navarrete Prida, said the agency promotes action, along with the state governments, to promote the formalization of employment. During the inauguration of the Trial Chamber at Universidad del Valle de Mexico (UVM)’s south Campus, he said that the Ministry of Labour has taken steps throughout the country for the administration and enforcement of the labor law.
Jordan TimesFebruary 15, 2015
His Majesty King Abdullah made the remarks during a meeting, attended by Her Majesty Queen Rania, with young Jordanian men and women who have achieved success, with their stories seen as the embodiment of good citizenship, a Royal Court statement said. Hamza Arsbi, a 2014 Laureate Global Fellow, was in attendance and met with the King and Queen.
The NationalFebruary 14, 2015
Starting a chain of shawarma restaurants in the UAE, at first glance, may make as much sense as importing rice to China. After all, the popular lamb and chicken sandwich has been part of the local culinary landscape in the country for decades. But Mohammad Mahafza, managing partner and head of operations at Shawermaty Gourmet and a graduate from Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School, felt that there was a gap in the market for a premium offering that people could enjoy either as a quick lunchtime bite or as a meal with friends.
Der WestenFebruary 13, 2015
Four BiTS students shook up the German startup scene with their plan to use their network of the privately run studios and combine the advantages of discount gyms, thus offering customers a whole new market.
VanguardFebruary 12, 2015
For working professionals such as London-based Nigerian, Folakemi Abraham, online learning offers a flexible model, allowing her to study while continuing to run her business.
Host NewsFebruary 16, 2015
Emily Williams Knight, president of Kendall College, is among the newest members elected to the Board of Trustees of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF), the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association (NRA).
Westfalen PostFebruary 11, 2015
Professor Stefan Stein, the new rector of BiTS, and Carlos Bertran, Germany CEO of the US educational group Laureate, which also includes the private university in Iserlohn, spoke about the future of the institution.
Business InsiderFebruary 10, 2015
Lauren Grosskopf, a graduate of Kendall College, eats food for a living, but that's just one part of her job. There's actually a lot more to being a food scientist than taste testing all day.
Financial TimesFebruary 8, 2015
At a conference in Mexico City this month, Laureate gathered experts and officials together, including former US president Bill Clinton and Inter-American Development Bank chief executive Luis Alberto Moreno, to discuss how to make vocational training more desirable and push it up the national policy agenda.
ANBAFebruary 7, 2015
Luciana Galeão, from Bahia, creates women’s clothes with mosaic-like features. For ten years now, she has outsourced manufacturing to a studio. She earned a degree in fashion management and design from Universidade Salvador (UNIFACS) in 2003, but started teaching herself fashion in 1996. She even designed on occasion prior to graduating, but set up her own business the moment she got her diploma.
Once NoticiasFebruary 6, 2015
The Secretary of Public Education, Emilio Chuayffet Chemor, said that quality education is key to achieving lasting and shared prosperity, noting that countries that have invested in education have increased levels of competition. By participating in the Laureate Summit on Youth and Productivity in Mexico, he recognized that youth do not have sufficient opportunities and to promote the changes, the country needs resources.
ExcelsiorFebruary 6, 2015
In Mexico, it is urgent to update the university because it is "obsolete" and far from being innovative, agreed legislators, academics and experts in the field. During the first panel, "New Models of Higher Education" at the Laureate Summit on Youth & Productivity in Mexico at the Universidad del Valle de Mexico, speakers noted that in our country, teaching in higher education needs to be updated and requires more federal support and new funding formulas. Without them, Mexico will continue to fall behind in the globalized world.
Canal 7February 5, 2015
Universities, government and the private sector must work together to get youth into developing areas and raise productivity in the country, said the communications director, Sophie Anaya Levesque. In the framework of the Summit on Youth and Productivity, the director told Notimex that universities should expand higher education, so that more students have access and can enter the labor market with better tools.
CronicaFebruary 5, 2015
In Mexico, 90 percent of productive research is wasted, resulting in a severe impact on the country's productivity; in 25 years it has decreased by 0.7 percent. Within the framework of the Summit on Youth and Productivity, which will be held this Friday and organized by Laureate International Universities, the Universidad del Valle de Mexico, Aspen Institute Mexico and the Inter-American Development Bank, Juan Pablo Castañón, president of the Employer Confederation of the Mexican Republic (Coparmex) advised that the productivity of a country should have three components: the public, private and social.
20 MinutosFebruary 2, 2015
Students from the Universidad del Valle de Mexico Querétaro campus who won the first two places in the national competition, UVM-Intercampus Fashion Faux Impressions, presented their designs in Milan, Italy to European fashion experts.
El MartutinoFebruary 2, 2015
Valeria Valdés, a student from Universidad Andrés Bello, is one of two representatives in the region who sits on the Presidential Advisory Commission for the Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities, which on Friday, had its Citizens Meeting in Valparaiso.
HondudiarioFebruary 2, 2015
To continue promoting the development of research in the university community, the institution invited students and teachers to participate in the 2014 UNITEC/CEUTEC Research Competition.
The Star OnlineFebruary 1, 2015
Laureate International Universities recently held an exclusive seminar and cocktail reception for undergraduates to meet the representatives from Les Roches International School of Hotel Management and Glion Institute of Higher Education.
Financial TimesFebruary 1, 2015
While the past two decades have seen top Western universities — and business schools in particular — launch joint programs with Chinese universities, there is now a move afoot for them to enter a new phase of commitment, in which they invest in bricks and mortar in China. Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is profiled in the article.
El Sol de San LuisJanuary 29, 2015
City officials led by Mayor Mario García Valdez, presented certificates to 73 municipal public security members who completed their studies in higher education in undergraduate management, security and communication at Universidad del Valle de México.
El EconomistaJanuary 28, 2015
Miguel Carmelo, previously the vice-president of the American Business Council, has assumed the presidency of this business association in Spain, replacing Marcos de Quinto.
E-Global Travel MediaJanuary 28, 2015
Miss World 2014 finalist Nonthawan “Maeya” Thongleng, a student of Stamford International University’s International Airlines Management program, received her graduation certificate at a special event held at the university’s Leura Restaurant, attended by fellow students, friends, staff, and the media.
El EconomistaJanuary 27, 2015
Voze is an app for mobile phones that allows users to have a professional telephone interpreter in nine languages 24 hours a day from anywhere in the world. The app is one of ten projects selected in the first round of HUBEmprende at Universidad Europea.
KathimeriniJanuary 28, 2015
European University Cyprus and Cyprus College successfully held the first annual Microsoft Alumni Awards ceremony, organized by the Alumni Association of the European University of Cyprus and the Cyprus College, with the support of Microsoft.
Yahoo! FinanceJanuary 26, 2015
A top social entrepreneur from the Philippines learned about New Zealand’s agricultural technology and sustainable farming initiatives on a visit to Canterbury. Cherrie Atilano visited New Zealand from February 1 to 8 through the ASEAN Young Business Leaders Initiative, managed by the Asia New Zealand Foundation for the New Zealand Government. A World Economic Forum "Global Shaper" and International Youth Foundation "2014 Laureate Global Fellow", she spoke at Christchurch’s Enterprise Precinct and Innovation Campus on February 4.
Canarias 7January 26, 2015
Universidad Europea de Canarias (UEC) won the award for exhibitor with most clicks at the Canary Innovation Forum (fi2) held on January 22 and 23 at the Tenerife Espacio de las Artes (TEA), which attracted over fifty companies related to innovation and technology.
GeneraccionJanuary 22, 2015
CIBERTEC, as part of its educational strategy for improving the academic quality of its students, has obtained the exclusive license to offer the entire suite of Oracle 12c programs, so that students can meet the needs of employers in today’s market.
La Laguna AhoraJanuary 21, 2015
Teachers and students from Universidad Europea de Canarias on January 22 and 23 participated in the Canary Innovation Forum, an event that encourages innovation, design, technology and entrepreneurship disciplines within the educational model of the university.
Glam AdelaideJanuary 20, 2015
Torrens’ trimester model, which entails three study periods per year rather than the standard two, has been designed to allow students to fast-track program completion, meaning students undertaking full time study are able to complete a bachelor program in just two years (rather than three) and a master program in one year.
ABCD MaiorJanuary 20, 2015
The industrial tourism project in São Bernardo announced a partnership with Universidade Anhembi Morumbi, its first education partnership.
La Tercera-January 16, 2015
A full day tour was launched to increase tourism in Rapel, boosting the sector beyond the lake and diversifying tourism. The initiative was proposed by the school of ecotourism at Universidad Andrés Bello more than three years ago.
A TardeJanuary 15, 2015
Interview with Rosa Moraes on creating the first gastronomy degree program in Brazil and making it available to the Laureate institutions in the country.
Diario el DiaJanuary 15, 2015
Nearly one hundred students from Instituto Profesional AIEP, decided to come together and move to Punitaqui to construct four emergency housing structures in different sectors of the community.
VeracruzanosJanuary 14, 2015
In order to meet the demands of the entertainment and games industry, Universidad del Valle de México will promote the research and development of skills in interactive animation technology. The university has signed an agreement with Render-Farm Studios to offer courses to UVM students majoring in engineering and digital animation interactive technology.
Chicago TribuneJanuary 14, 2015
Congratulations to Qi Ai, a student from Kendall College, who was named winner of the Almost Famous Chef Regional Central Region Competition on Monday.
UCV RadioJanuary 14, 2015
Universidad Viña del Mar (UVM) and MiPyme Federation successfully hosted the "Technological Literacy for Microenterprieses in the Valparaíso Region" course. Thirty four entrepreneurs completed the program, including a significant number of older adults, who learned how to use websites and social networks as tools to raise sales.
Uniradio InformaJanuary 13, 2015
Professor Rocío del Pilar Sánchez Madrid from Universidad del Valle de México was interviewed and asked for suggestions regarding how people should financially begin the new year.
La TerceraJanuary 12, 2015
The Centre for Marine Research (Cimarq), part of Universidad Andrés Bello, works in the former whaling community of Quintay. Three buildings that were once warehouses or kitchens are today lounges and a marine biology laboratory. Cimarq, together with the Quintay Foundation, has succeeded in providing more than just a research center, but also supporting area fishermen and leading outreach events.
Afternoon Dispatch and CourierJanuary 7, 2015
For more than a century, Switzerland has educated talent and has seen future global leaders graduate in hospitality management. It is home to the world’s top-ranked hotel schools. Sonia Tartar, CEO worldwide Les Roches writes what makes the Swiss approach to learning so successful.
Hurriyet Daily NewsJanuary 5, 2015
A member of the Association of Young Europeans says, “We want to see Turkey’s future in Europe." İstanbul Bilgi University’s social incubation center is focused on taking action to create a better future.
El EconomistaJanuary 2, 2015
Muuglu Allergy Free is a startup that specializes in the development of vegan pastries, suitable for any type of allergy or food intolerance. The venture was created in 2013 by José María Monzón and Pablo Romero, two young advertising and marketing graduates from Universidad Europea de Madrid.
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