A University of Warwick scholarship set up to honour a Chinese UN peacekeeper killed in the Haiti earthquake has been awarded to a student from Fenghuang County in Hunan province. Li Ting, 23, will come to Warwick to study for a Masters degree in the Department of Economics in September after being awarded the first Li Xiaoming scholarship.
Washington DC-based alumni recently got together to socialise and catch up with other Warwick graduates.
This year marks the 25th Anniversary of Erasmus and we are interested in hearing from Erasmus alumni.
The British Council in China has announced that the British Business Awards 2012 submissions deadline has been extended until Friday 27th July, 5pm. Registration is a quick and easy process that should take less than a minute of your time. To register simply visit the awards website, click on ‘REGISTER NOW’, log in and start your application process.
In the next issue of Warwick Connect we would like to include a feature on the memorable gigs that Warwick alumni have witnessed here over the years. Did you see the New York Dolls in 1973 or REM in 1985? Did you see Radiohead in 1992 or Oasis in 1993? How about U2 in 1981?
Over the last few months Warwick has announced a series of strategic partnerships and collaborations with a number of universities in the UK and overseas. These partnerships will enhance the Warwick’s position as a globally connected university and maximise the effectiveness of its teaching and research.
New York’s mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, and New York University’s president John Sexton have announced an historic agreement between New York City, New York’s MTA, and a consortium of world-class academic institutions, (including the University of Warwick – the only European university in the agreement), and private technology companies, that will lead to the creation in New York of a “Center for Urban Science and Progress”
The University of Warwick has moved up to sixth place in The Complete University Guide to the UK’s 116 universities, which is published today 24th April 2012, and is once again ranked as the top university in the Midlands.
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Chiara Oldani (MSc Economics 2000-01), your Italian alumni ambassador, and a group of Rome-based graduates recently got together for an aperitivo after work.