A two day workshop of Heads and Managers of ARUA Centres of Excellence has taken place in Mauritius.
Since 2018, the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) and The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities have established a close partnership, at the heart of which has been a joint appreciation that we can – and must – address global challenges affecting the African and European continents much more effectively if we develop new, long-term partnerships based on equity.
Over 50 participants made up of Deans of Graduate Schools, Science, and Humanities from the 16 member universities of ARUA have met in Kigali, Rwanda to consider the revised PhD Review Report which was put together by HSRC.
Professor Ernest Aryeetey, ARUA Secretary-General has received an honorary doctorate degree from Stellenbosch University.
ARUA on November 3, 2022, launched the second ARUA Performance Report under Phase II of the ARUA-Carnegie Data Gathering and Benchmarking Project. The University of Cape Town hosted the launch event.
Dr. Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, Head of Centre for ARUA’s Centre of Excellence for Food Security, University of Pretoria, has been announced as the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research’s (CGIAR) next System Board Chair. She will succeed Marco Ferroni who is stepping down and retiring at the end of December 2022. Her appointment takes effect in January 2023.
Times Higher Education has announced its 2022 World Reputation rankings and placed the University of Pretoria (UP) on the 382 position globally in overall reputation, compared with 514 in 2021.
Professor Folasade Tolulope Ogunsola, FAS, has been appointed by the Governing Council of the University of Lagos as the 13th Vice-Chancellor of the University. Professor Ogunsola who takes over from Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS assumes office on November 12, 2022.
The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) and The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities are intensifying their unique partnership, as Vice-Chancellors and Presidents of the two networks laid the foundations for new types of partnerships, grounded on equity and inclusion.