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Higher education has a critical role to play in tackling the issues of rapid urbanisation and climate change

Launch of the Call to Action for Sustainable Urbanisation #SDG  A Call to Action on Sustainable Urbanisation across the Commonwealth has been launched on 2 February 2021 to ask for greater priority to be given within the Commonwealth on sustainable urbanisation; for a closer multi-sectoral and multi-disciplinary collaboration by all stakeholders; and to invite those working in the field of sustainable urbanisation to support the initiative in the run up to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Kigali, Rwanda June 2021 and COP26 in Glasgow, UK November 2021.

Schools reopen earlier in societies that provide equal opportunities to women

Societies that are more supportive of working mums reopened schools sooner than societies that are less supportive, according to new research by the University of Cologne (@UniCologne). The study, conducted by Dr. Ansgar Hudde and Dr. Natalie Nitsche, shows that gender ideological beliefs have been a key factor in driving the decisions on reopening schools after COVID-19 lockdowns.

The Internationalist - Decolonising higher education: Who gets to learn and who gets to teach?

The first season of The Association of Commonwealth Universities (@The_ACU) podcast The Internationalist is now available to listen to in full.

Students expect future employers to value their credentials, not what they learned at university

Students expect future employers to value their credentials, not necessarily, what they learned at university, according to new research by the University of Cologne (@ChemUniCologne).

Challenging job market is driving a surge in Masters Degree applications

Top admissions experts launch new CentreCourt Masters Festival to help applicants choose a Masters program and create a successful application  Specialized Business Masters are seeing greater growth in demand than the MBA. Many top schools are reporting a record rise in applications for the Masters in Management (MiM), with Imperial College Business School up 128% and HEC Paris up 52%, and the MSc Business Analytics is becoming one of the most highly sought-after degrees for university graduates who face a difficult job market because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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