The Vice-Chancellor's Blog

Uppsala University, Sweden

Month: June 2016

Brexit

In light of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, the members of the Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities affirm the importance of the free movement of students and researchers across Europe. Our current societal, cultural, scientific and economic challenges can only be met through collaboration in the creation and application of knowledge. The […]

Summer is here again!

Looking back at this semester, it is impressive how many things have happened at Uppsala University in just a few months. You have all contributed outstanding efforts. Thanks to all of you – skilled staff and ambitious students – the University can be an important driving force in the development of society. Our students can […]

AIM day in Belo Horizonte (3)

This is the third and last report from the SACF event in Brazil. After the programme in the capital Brasilia, the participants went on to other activities in other Brazilian cities. A large part of Uppsala University’s delegation travelled to Belo Horizonte, where an AIMday was arranged. The AIMday concept, which was developed at Uppsala […]

Meanwhile in Uppsala

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Anders Malmberg recently visited Brazil as part of the SACF, as I’m sure you have read about on this blog. Now, I thought I would bring you up to speed on what happened that week in Uppsala. Loftier goals for gender equality Minister Helene Hellmark Knutsson speaks of the government placing greater demands […]

University network formed in Brussels: Uppsala forced to stay on the side-lines

At a meeting in Brussels on 1 June, eight European universities signed a document forming an important new university network in Europe: The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities. The founding universities are Glasgow and Warwick (UK), Tübingen and Göttingen (Germany), Bologna (Italy), Oslo (Norway), Groningen (the Netherlands), and Jagiellonian (Poland). The Guild was founded with […]