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IE University holds its International Junior Advisory Board Meeting
20/04/2015 - IE University
Fifteen pre-university students from Africa, America, Asia and Europe will meet up from April 20 – 24 at IE University’s Madrid and Segovia campuses to discuss ideas that could help improve higher education. IE University is holding the seventh edition of its International Junior Advisory Board, a committee comprised of fifteen international students who have in common an outstanding academic profile, an entrepreneurial mindset, a capacity for leadership, and the ability to speak several languages.
IE University’s Junior Advisory Board brings together an annually selected group of talented high school junior students from across the globe, all of whom share a dedication to leadership and an interest in the improvement of higher education. IE University uses their insights to keep the leadership in the delivery of a unique university experience.
IE University students in Shanghai to take part in key competition for young social entrepreneurs
13/03/2015 - IE University
The students, from five different countries, are competing for the prestigious Hult Prize, based this year on a challenge set by Bill Clinton. The winning team will receive a million dollars with which to fund a sustainable startup.
International Competition “From Limit To Live It” places focus on Segovia’s city walls
11/03/2015 - Architecture, IE University
The key objective of the competition is to place a special focus on Segovia’s city walls as living matter and a rich source of memories for Segovia in the 21st century.
Registration is free of charge on the competition’s website at www.fromlimittoliveit.com
European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström examines the challenges facing EU trade policy with IE University students
06/03/2015 - IE University BIR
IE University students bring together 200 young talents from 65 countries at the international PANGEA meeting
20/01/2015 - IE University,
IE University ranked among top 30 universities worldwide by International New York Times
05/12/2014 - IE University, ranking,
• IE University is the No. 1 university in Spain, No. 11 in Europe, and No. 29 worldwide in the Global Employability Ranking 2014
• The ranking, published today by the International New York Times, gauges the quality of the 150 top universities in the world and the employability of their students
Ferran Adrià, Vargas Llosa, Le Clézio and Chris Patten to take center stage at IE University during Hay Festival Segovia
12/09/2014 - IE University
Big names in the worlds of literature, art, architecture and journalism will be in Segovia for a new edition of the Hay Festival, set to take place on September 20 - 28. Over fifty creators will come together at Hay Festival Segovia to take part in debates, conversations, concerts and exhibitions of visual arts held in a range of venues of the Castilian city, declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1985.
For the sixth consecutive year IE University will be the Festival’s key partner and sponsor. The University will host some of the main events, welcoming creators of world renown to its campus to take part in this international festival of ideas, art and thought, including key players from the worlds of literature, gastronomy, education and politics. IE University has organized some fourteen events, with the active participation of its professors and experts, who will be playing a key role in activities related directly to their fields of expertise. The activities in question will be centered around key areas of university education that include architecture, communication, humanities, international relations and law.
On Saturday, September 20, the Festival will kick off in IE University’s Aula Magna, with a debate organized by IE University and El País, centered on the changes that have taken place in Europe since the First World War. Participants in this opening debate will include the editors of newspapers The Guardian, La Repubblica, El País, Tages-Anzeiger and La Gazeta Wyborcza, with the presence of the UK Ambassador, Simon Manley, and the President of IE University, Santiago Íñiguez. On Saturday, September 27, the day when most of the main events will take place, IE University will be hosting seven important debates, with participants that include Nobel Prizewinners Mario Vargas Llosa and Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio, chef Ferran Adrià, UK politician Chris Patten, and writer Javier Marías.
IE University will also be running events in collaboration with media organizations ABC, Marca and Elle magazine. Some of the big names that will be taking part include Michael Steinberg, Director of Humanities at Brown University, journalist Don Guttenplan, Paul Smith, Director of the British Council in the US, historians Manuel Lucena and Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, Honorary President of the Loewe Foundation Enrique Loewe Lynch, José Carlos Martínez, Artistic Director of Spain’s National Dance Company, writer and former footballer Jorge Valdano, Óscar Campillo, Director of Marca, journalist Santiago Segurola, television presenters Marta Fernández (Noticias Cuatro) and Sandra Barneda (Telecinco), Antonio Fernández, General Director of International Trade and Investment at Spain’s Ministry of Finance and Competitiveness, Fidel Sendagorta, Secretary General of the US Spain Council Foundation, international landscape artist Martha Schwartz, imperial Prince Georg Von Habsburg, author Peter Esterházy, and Professor Arpad Von Lazar.
Weber Shandwick Prize for IE University’s Best End of Degree Project in the Master in Corporate Communication
14/07/2014 - IE University, Communication
The global public relations agency awarded the prize to the “Echo Effect” project commissioned by MED-EL
Debate focuses on Europe at Hay Festival Segovia 2014
21/05/2014 - Hay Festival, IE University
- Hay Festival Segovia organizers announced today that they are now selling tickets for a third of the program of the 2014 edition, set to take place on September 20-28, on their website at www.hayfestival.com/segovia.