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AIESEC and Ubiquity partner to reshape the future of learning

AIESEC and Ubiquity partner to reshape the future of learning

What​ ​should​ ​learning​ ​and​ ​education​ ​be​ ​about?​ ​Not​ ​about​ ​how​ ​many​ ​hours​ ​you​ ​spend in​ ​a​ ​classroom​ ​or​ ​how​ ​many​ ​books​ ​you​ ​read,​ ​but​ ​really​ ​about​ ​what​ ​you​ ​are​ ​able​ ​to​ ​do after​ ​your​ ​learning​ ​experience​ ​that​ ​you​ ​weren’t​ ​able​ ​to​ ​do​ ​before.​ ​That​ ​can​ ​be something​ ​you​ ​can​ ​explain​ ​or​ ​do,​ ​but​ ​could​ ​also​ […]

Think Global, Act Local

Think Global, Act Local

One of the things I love most about Ubiquity is our map point logo. It summarizes for me a core aspect of Ubiquity’s design. On the one hand we have a global community of engaged learners, taking courses, interacting with each other, and earning points, badges and credentials on our online platform. On the other […]

Faculty Spotlight: Lee Mason

Faculty Spotlight: Lee Mason

My name is Lee Mason and I was born in London, England but currently live in Amsterdam. At the age of 14, I had my first ever paying job as an educator, teaching English to dyslexic pupils at my grammar school. Following grammar school, I studied Physical Therapy at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. […]

3 Reasons Why Universities Should be Developing Competencies for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

3 Reasons Why Universities Should be Developing Competencies for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015 the United Nations agreed on 17 goals with detailed sub-targets that, if achieved, would truly put humanity on course towards a peaceful and sustainable civilization. To support this initiative, UNESCO created the SDG competence frameworks, which list a set of 8 cross-cutting competencies needed to deal with any of the Global Goals, as […]

Ubiquity in Action

Ubiquity in Action

  As a budding entrepreneur, I was very excited to learn about Ubiquity’s Global Creativity Award, for many reasons. The idea that a University would encourage and empower students to begin their entrepreneurial life even as they are still completing their studies is a refreshing thought. I know from experience that the hardest thing about […]

3 Ways Graduates Can Prepare For the Global Job Market

3 Ways Graduates Can Prepare For the Global Job Market

Technological advancements and an improving economy suggest a bright future for graduates seeking employment, but there is still great debate over the necessity of a degree for prospective employees. The global job market is shifting and still relies heavily on the structure of academia, but there are steps that you can take outside of structured […]