European universities reimagine education in the digital, post-pandemic age
Higher education across Europe needs to cut red tape, revolutionise lifelong learning, standardise digital platforms, and immerse students in research as well as employability skills from day one, according to new recommendations proposed by Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities.
UK students and French senior citizens beat loneliness in lockdown together
Students at the UK’s University of Warwick are spending their lockdown chatting online with elderly people in France, bridging intergenerational and international divides in a time marked by isolation.
Online toolkit created to support grassroots volunteering
An easy to use online toolkit has been launched by a researcher from the University of Warwick to help anyone motivated to volunteer in the Global South to turn their ambitions into practical action.
New book explores how people build good relationships across cultural boundaries
In a new book launched this week, Professor Helen Spencer-Oatey of the University of Warwick Centre for Applied Linguistics and her co-author Professor Dániel Z. Kádár of the Hungarian Research Institute for Linguistics (NYTI) explore how people relate across cultural boundaries, a topic which is increasingly important in our interconnected world.
£1.3m doctoral scholarships in Global Sustainable Development for UK & EU students
The next generation of global sustainable development researchers is set to emerge thanks to a new kind of ‘transdisciplinary’ PhD programme at the University of Warwick for UK and EU students — made possible by £1,350,000 from the Leverhulme Trust.