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21
Apr

Climate Crisis On Campus: How Universities Can Play Their Part

2021 is the year in which Glasgow is set to host the re-scheduled United Nations Climate Change Conference. The conference will bring together leading global powers ‘to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change’. From the launch of the 1.5°C Business Playbook in 2020, to companies like Microsoft making investments

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14
Apr

How Learning Management Systems Can Enhance Students’ Experience

Learning Management Systems (LMSs) have been used by organisations from businesses to educational institutions for several decades now. As the use of the internet has grown and evolved in the workplace and education, so have LMSs, what they look like and how they are used. From a simple folder of documents on a shared Google Drive, to a fully integrated

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6
Apr

Academics or content creators? Changing roles in the online learning environment

Digital content has played a valuable part in supporting universities’ teaching and learning for several years now. From supporting students to catch up after an absence, to improving access through distance learning, online learning has become an asset for higher education institutions. Across the board, students and academic staff have had to adapt to the increasing prevalence of the online

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30
Mar

Why UBIS Could Be The Right Fit For Your Academic Future

Choosing the university and the course that is right for you can seem like a daunting task. There are several aspects that students must take into consideration when making their choice. Location, cost, required grades or qualifications, size of the student population, even the choices of their peers can all influence students’ decisions. In 2019, there were around 10.2 million

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24
Mar

How can universities support student mental health post-pandemic?

Undertaking a degree program at any level represents an exciting new chapter for students. Studying at university opens up countless opportunities for learning, networking, and socialising. For some, it can also be a time of great change and stress. Throw in the effects of a year of studying, working, and living through a global pandemic, and the impact on student

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17
Mar

Workplace Learning: What Role Can Universities Play?

As the business world continues to evolve at an ever-increasing speed, so too do the needs and demands of companies, employers and their teams. Greater emphasis is being put on employee retention, improving internal skillsets and recognising the need for resilient and flexible teams. One way that companies are future-proofing their workforce is by creating a culture of learning and

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10
Mar

How Can Universities Prepare Students for the Future of Work?

According to a recent study by online learning platform Chegg, employment prospects and the future of work are still a significant factor in students’ decision to go to university. Across the 21 countries surveyed, 21% of students said that their chosen career path required a degree. 19% said they thought undertaking higher education would improve their job prospects. 14% hoped

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4
Mar

6 Surprising Things Students Said About A Year Of Online Learning

Twelve months on from the beginning of national lockdowns around the world, many students have now experienced a whole academic year of online learning. Initially, this abrupt move from classroom and lecture hall to home learning was a shock to the system. Even students who had already been participating in distance learning courses will have been impacted by the huge

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23
Feb

Why Power Skills Are What You Need To Succeed

What are Power Skills? The most sought-after skills of the future are not technical, but behavioural; those so-called soft skills, or as we should be calling them, power skills. So says Corporate Talent, HR, and Learning Analyst, Josh Bersin. We know from recent studies that digital and technical skills will be important to businesses of the future. This is a

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16
Feb

UBIS Announces Partnership with IGEMA Centro de Estudios Universitarios

We all know that relationships and positive connections underpin great business success. At UBIS, we are proud to call ourselves a truly international university, offering meaningful global connections and opportunities to our students, staff and community. We were recently awarded programmatic accreditation from the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), recognising our commitment to excellence and continual improvement in

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