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January 21, 2019   •  Here For Good

Laureate Student Perspectives – Ashita Singal, Pearl Academy– 2018 Global James Mcguire Competition Winner

After graduating with a degree in commerce, Ashita Singal decided to pursue a career in the fashion industry by doing a postgraduate degree in fashion design from Pearl Academy in New Delhi, India. She became concerned with the great amount of textile waste produced by design houses and the unfair treatment and working condition of textile workers.... Read More »

December 28, 2018   •  Here For Good

Global Days of Service 2018: Celebrating Our Impact in Communities Around the World

In October 2018, the Laureate network came together for the fifth annual Global Days of Service event in which Laureate volunteers from institutions and offices across the globe contributed thousands of service hours in their local communities.... Read More »

December 26, 2018   •  Here For Good

YouthActionNet: Helping Young Entrepreneurs Create Social Impact in Their Communities

Since 2006, Laureate has partnered with the International Youth Foundation (IYF)to support young social entrepreneurs who are creating positive change through the YouthActionNet (YAN) program. Today, 15 Laureate institutions in 10 countries have established national YAN institutes.... Read More »

December 26, 2018   •  Here For Good

Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas Becomes First and Only Peruvian 4-Star University in QS Ranking

Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) has become the first and only Peruvian university to achieve a 4-star rating in the prestigious international QS Stars University Ratings. This score, out of a possible five stars, recognizes UPC as an institution that meets the highest standards of global academic excellence in areas such as research, faculty, inclusion, and social responsibility.... Read More »

December 26, 2018   •  Here For Good

Universidad De Las Américas In Chile Receives 4-Year Accreditation by the National Accreditation Commission

In early December, Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA) was notified by the National Accreditation Commission (CNA) that it had obtained a new institutional accreditation for a period of four years, valid from March 2019 to March 2023.... Read More »

November 29, 2018   •  Here For Good

UDLA Chile Students Complete Two-Week Academic Internship at UVM Mexico

In September, 18 UDLA students traveled to Mexico for a two-week internship at Universidad del Valle de México (UVM Mexico). The students were recipients of the Laureate International Scholarship for Academic Excellence, which provides students with international professional experiences.... Read More »

November 29, 2018   •  Here For Good

Laureate Award for Excellence in Robotics Engineering Winners Visit Leading Digital Service Startups in Argentina

In September, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) hosted the fifth edition of the Laureate Award for Excellence in Robotics Engineering in Lima. The competition’s finals featured teams from UPC, Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM), UNITEC Honduras, Universidad del Valle de México (UVM Mexico), UNIFACS Brazil, and Istanbul Bilgi University in Turkey.... Read More »

November 29, 2018   •  Here For Good

Centro Universitário FMU Celebrates 50 Years of Serving Students and Communities in Brazil

Centro Universitário FMU has been celebrating its fiftieth anniversary all year long. To commemorate this important milestone, the institution and its community have developed a series of initiatives to bring students and faculty closer to the rich history of the institution.... Read More »