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07/10/2013 - IE University
On 7th and 8th October 2013, IE University’s International Conference Reinventing Higher Education will take place in Madrid. Representatives from university institutions and opinion leaders from USA, Asia, Latin America, Europe and Middle East will take part on it. This year edition is called “Time for New Frontiers and Cross-Collaboration” and has as its main goal serve as a platform for academics, university CEOs, politicians and opinion leaders to examine the changes in higher education.
01/10/2013 - IE University
IE University begins its sixth academic course as a private university with a significant growth in the number of freshmen. More than 400 new students have begin today their higher education, meaning an increment of circa 35% comparing to last year numbers. The 62% of this student population include 54 different nationalities, with 52% men and 48% women. IE University, that has now a thousand students from 85 countries, is clearly a key referent for international students.
24/09/2013 - IE University
30 students from six local high schools, selected with the support of Comunidad de Madrid discuss our Europe in 2030 on a two-day workshop in Madrid. The highlight is a visit of the Palace of Zarzuela in the morning, where the students and organizers will meet with Her Royal Highness and have the opportunity for an exchange of views.
04/07/2013 - Ie Univeristy, Hay Festival
The organizers of Hay Festival Segovia announced today that tickets for a third of program events for the upcoming edition set to take place in the Castilian city of Segovia from September 26 to 29 2013, are on sale as from today.Big names at this year’s Festival include winner of the Noble Prize for Literature, Mario Vargas Llosa, winner of the Cervantes Prize, José Caballero Bonald, the recently announced winner of this year’s Prince of Asturias Prize for the Arts, Antonio Muñoz Molina, and Lorenzo Silva, winner of the Planeta Prize. The Festival also announced the attendance of further guest speakers, Piedad Bonet, Daniela Krien, Luis García Montero, Nativel Preciado, Rosa Montero, David Foenkinos, Val McDermid and Lukas Bärfuss.
17/06/2013 - IE University
International mobility has risen fast among young university students worldwide in recent years. This is one of the main findings of a study carried out last month by IE University, in which 240 counselors at international schools in 33 countries around the world took part. The aim of the report was to reveal the interests and preferences of the upcoming generation of university students in aspects like study abroad and preferred degree programs. The survey was linked to the IE University Junior Advisory Board Meeting held this past week at IE’s Madrid and Segovia Campuses, in which 15 students from 13 countries, aged from 16 to 18, met to talk to IE University about how they see their future in higher education.