The Vice-Chancellor's Blog

Uppsala University, Sweden

Month: May 2013

The University as a driving force for economic development

On Wednesday and Thursday Deputy Vice-Chancellor Anders Malmberg participated in the Global University Summit 2013 in London. This was the sixth time a “University Summit” was organized for the leaders of the so-called G8 meeting (which this year takes place in mid-June in Northern Ireland). More than 200 people were gathered to discuss the captioned […]

Friday night in Beijing: alumni in long lines

Yesterday was the alumni event at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Beijing. Six of the seven Matariki universities together invited former students. It worked very well to organize this together, and the attendance was better than anyone had dared hope. Chris Higgins, Vice-Chancellor of Durham University, welcomed everyone, and then it was mingling all the […]