UniPID News

February 14, 2022 — Partnership dialogues between African and Finnish Higher Education Institutes

UniPID and the Global Innovation Network for Teaching and Learning (GINTL) Africa Network have started cooperating to increase global academic cooperation and integrate Global South voices and perspectives into the work of the Finnish higher education institutions (HEIs).

February 7, 2022 — Our Student Feedback Report 2016-2020 is now available!

Student feedback report analyses the experiences of students that have taken part in UniPID Virtual Studies courses during 2016-2020. The results that emerge from the evaluation suggest that most of the students have found the courses useful and fruitful.

January 28, 2022 — The interim report of the Forum for International Affairs in Higher Education and Research has been published!

UniPID supports the promotion of a more international and globally responsible Finnish higher education and research

January 12, 2022 — "Going beyond virtual studies: a rewarding internship experience"

In September 2021 we introduced you to Alexandra Biris, most recent trainee at UniPID. 4 months later, Biris answered a few questions to sum up her experiences at our Network. This is what she told us!

December 9, 2021 — Story behind the course: Meet Christopher, Sophia, and Janne!

Three good friends and close colleagues are behind the "Global Extractivisms and Alternatives" UniPID virtual studies course, which starts in January 2022. We had the opportunity to e-meet them and this is what they told us!

December 7, 2021 — UniPID Virtual Studies Call for Course Proposals 2022

Our yearly call for course proposals for UniPID Virtual Studies programme is now open! We invite all interested teachers and lecturers from UniPID member universities to submit proposals by the 16th of February, 2022.

November 23, 2021 — Call for Action: Contribute to the development of UniPID’s Discussion Paper on Finland’s Africa Strategy

In March 2021 the Finnish government approved its first strategy for diversifying and deepening Finland's relations with African countries, the African Union (AU), and regional organizations. What does this strategy mean in practice for the Finnish government, higher education institutions,...

November 16, 2021 — Story behind the course: Meet Golaleh Makrooni & Eero Ropo

A photography fan and a music aficionado share a passion for education. They partnered up to create the "Curriculum Development for Climate Change Education in Global South" UniPID course, which is also developed with a partner university from the Global South: Meet Golaleh Makrooni (GM)...

November 15, 2021 — What do we need to support the building of responsible and impactful global academic partnerships?

UniPID and EDUFI partnered up to create a benchmarking study to identify what peer countries do on globally responsible funding and see what Finland could learn from others’ experiences