UniPID News

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

November 9, 2021 — "Examining Sustainability Is Essential for All"

Did you know UniPID offers a Sustainability in Development Module? Students are invited to register and complete at least 5 UniPID virtual courses (worth 5 ECTS credits each) for a minimum total of 25 ECTS credits. We've invited Kaisla Härkönen, a recent module graduate to share her story...

October 20, 2021 — "The impact of UniPID courses go beyond the classroom" - Ayu Pratiwi

In 2020, UniPID offered the opportunity for teachers to apply for course grants which can be co-created between a member university and a partner university in the Global South. Our course "Climate Change and Trade in the Global South" is one of them. We talked to three students who took...

October 8, 2021 — Story behind the course: Meet Ayu Pratiwi

This time we will look at the teacher behind our course Climate Change and Trade in the Global South, soon to start in November. Her experience in the private sector and empirical approach have led her to create a unique course on climate change and trade, looking to provide tools to better...