HED talk on community engagement at UNESCO HE conference

With more than 160 parallel sessions and 400 speakers, the UNESCO World Higher Education Conference (WHEC2022) gathered 2500 higher education stakeholders in Barcelona, Spain, from 18 to 22 May 2022, to reshape ideas and practices in higher education to ensure sustainable development for the planet and humanity. Conceptualized as a global conversation in a hybrid […]

EUA webinar ” Universities and civic engagement”

The SHEFCE project was presented by Ninoslav Scukanec Schmidt at the webinar of the European University Association entitled “Universities and Civic Engagement“ as part of the EUA webinar series: Universities and democracy: how to strengthen a crucial relationship”. According to EUA’s “Universities without walls – A vision for 2030”, “affirming the civic role of universities […]

Webinar: Community engagement in higher education: trends, practices and policies

NESET, in collaboration with the Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture (DG EAC), is organising a webinar based on NESET analytical report: Community engagement in higher education: trends, practices and policies. This report argues that universities play a crucial role in responding to societal needs, and can further enhance their societal impact at local, […]

Civic University Network webinar “Introducing the Civic Impact Framework”

The Civic University Network is a national network led by Sheffield Hallam University, and supports universities across the UK to develop and embed civic aspirations at an institutional level, particularly through developing and publishing Civic University Agreements. The network cooperates with governments and strategic partners to ensure that a university’s geographic role and responsibility is […]