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Joint International Staff Training Week: Celebrating University Anniversaries Co-organised by the University of Padua and the University of St Andrews - Free, registration required.
The University of Padua and the University of St Andrews invite colleagues and interested people to participate in an online International Staff Training Week on the topic of ‘Celebrating University Anniversaries'.
Administrative and academic staff members from Higher Education Institutions, students and interested people are welcome to watch any of the sessions of this four day event.
The event builds on the 800th anniversary celebrations of the University of Padua coming in 2022 and the 600th anniversary celebrations at St Andrews in 2013. Sessions will be dedicated to both academic and general topics, from collections and cultural heritage, to communication and global engagement, logistics, fundraising and alumni. The legacy of these celebrations will also be considered.
On the Monday opening session, there will be an overview of celebrations at Padua and St Andrews, and case studies from institutions around the world.
Monday 7 June, 2.25pm to 4pm
The Legacy of University Anniversaries: Global case studies
This session will explore the legacies of university anniversaries at higher education institutions around the world and will include contributions from:
Professor Shinnosuke Obi, Vice-President for International Collaboration, Keio University (Japan)
Professor Tatiana Roque, coordinator of ‘UFRJ100anos', Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Dr Barbara Pool, Senior Director: Strategic Initiatives, Stellenbosch University (South Africa)
Dr Mark Sikes, Vice-Dean for Student Success, College of William & Mary (USA)
If you are interested in the other days of the staff week, you can find further information at the links below:
You can join any of the sessions of interest, as long as you register in advance via the link below.