University of Amsterdam in 65th place in Times Higher Education World University Rankings

University of Amsterdam News The University of Amsterdam has risen one place from last year in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings and now occupies 65th place worldwide. This makes the UvA the second highest ranked Dutch university in the rankings. THE published the 2021-2022 rankings on Thursday, 2 September. As is the case every year, Dutch universities are strongly represented, with seven in the top 100. Just like last year, the UvA is the second highest ranked Dutch university in the ranking. Wageningen University & Research has the…

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Yale Class of 2025 sets new marks for achievement and diversity

Yale News A record-setting 1,789 new first-year students this week arrived in New Haven as members of the Yale College Class of 2025. The especially large class includes 335 students who accepted Yale’s offer of admission in the summer of 2020 but opted to postpone matriculation until this fall. The new students will be welcomed into the 14 residential college communities, which are operating at full capacity for in-person learning this fall. Also joining the new first-year class are 26 students admitted through the transfer program and Eli Whitney program…

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University of Zambia Calls for Enhanced Collaboration with Zimbabwe Open university

University of Zambia News The University of Zambia (UNZA) Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Dr Tamala Kambikambi, has called for enhanced collaboration between UNZA and Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) in providing quality distance education in order to produce the much needed human capital required to stimulate socio-economic development. Speaking during the Review Workshop on the UNZA/ZOU Partnership held in Kariba Town, Zimbabwe, Dr Kambikambi said that there were positive indications of better things to come as evidenced from the progress the collaborative partnership has produced. “Despite us failing to meet last year to…

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Caleb Varsity clinches ‘international quality education, moral standard’ award

By Opeyemi Babalola Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State, has been honoured for its ‘international outlook in quality education and moral standards’. The honour was conferred on the institution at the World Education and Technology summit, which held at the Nigerian National Merit Award House, Abuja. In a statement obtained by University Times International (UTI), Swiss international,  which organised the award stated that Caleb University was deserving of the honour based on its ‘outstanding infrastructure, best quality education, research and exceptional services to humanity and the public.” The institution stated that…

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Prosecute killers of Olajide Sowore, brother to Sahara Reporters publisher

By Opeyemi Babalola Many Nigerians including top politicians have reacted and called for the prosecution of the killers of Olajide Sowore, the younger brother of the convener of the #RevolutionNow movement and Sahara Reporters’ Publisher. University Times International (UTI) gathered that Olajide Sowore, who was a Pharmacy student of Igbinedion University, Okada, was allegedly killed on Saturday along Lagos-Benin Expressway by Isuwa. The Police Command in the state confirmed that the yet-to-be-identified killers also kidnapped five unknown persons in the process that led to the death of the deceased. A…

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