ARUA and University of London have issued a statement signaling their intention to work together in developing cutting-edge research and graduate training. The signing ceremony took place at the University of Lagos on 14th November, 2023.
A colourful opening ceremony of the Fourth ARUA 2023 Biennial International Conference took place this morning at the Tayo Aderinokun Theatre at the University of Lagos.
The Conference brings together about 300 participants who are experts from universities, research institutions, government, industry, civil society organisations and stakeholders of ARUA. The theme for the Conference is: Reimagining the Future of Higher Education in Africa. University of Lagos is hosting the International Conference.
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The ARUA Board on the second day of its meeting elected Professor Sizwe Mabizela as in-coming Chairman of the ARUA Board. Prof. Mabizela, Vice-Chancellor of Rhodes University is currently the Vice Chair of the ARUA Board.
The ARUA Board meeting at the University of Lagos today, 14th November 2023, approved the appointment of Professor John Owusu Gyapong as the new Secretary-General. A former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho, Ghana, Professor Gyapong will take over from Professor Ernest Aryeetey when he retires at the end of July 2024.
Vice-Chancellors of ARUA Member Universities are at the University of Lagos for a two-day meeting of the ARUA Board.
Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM) in Mozambique has been admitted as an associate member of ARUA. The decision was taken at the recent meeting of the ARUA Executive Committee which took place in Accra.
At its recent meeting held in Accra, the ARUA Executive Committee admitted Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to full membership of ARUA.
ARUA Secretary General, Ernest Aryeetey, has noted that the Africa Charter for Transformative Research Collaborations would define the future of research in Africa.
The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) and The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities (The Guild) have launched three new Africa-Europe Clusters of Research Excellence (CoRE).
ARUA held its first Distinguished Annual Public Lecture at the auditorium of Future Africa, University of Pretoria on 14th September 2023.