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Students reach beyond their institutions to spread education around the globe

“For many, offering on-campus tutoring services to students in Canada falls under a different category of support than sending these same students around the world to support partners in developing countries. But for Jamie Arron…

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How colleges and institutes are building Canada’s brand and a better world

Many Canadians are familiar with the essential work that colleges and institutes do in providing vocational training to support the demands of the labour market, but fewer might know about how these same schools are…

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What internationalization means to three higher ed leaders

“Mention the word “internationalization” to Canadian higher ed professionals and many will immediately think of international student recruitment. Others might think of the benefits that having more international students on campus can provide to campus…

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How Canadian higher ed is building trust and improving lives around the globe

“A farmer in his late forties winces as he pulls off his shoe, exposing the black and red colouring of a diabetic foot ulcer. The affliction has been plaguing him for months. He’s been to…

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Canadian academics reach across borders to transform global health

“Public health is a lynchpin of Canadian society, impacting the lives of countless community members on a daily basis. But in many parts of the developing world, a public health system of this calibre remains…

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Steven Davis receives honorary degree from Carleton University

On June 15, 2018, Carleton University honoured Steven Davis, founder of AWB, with an honorary degree.  Steven was recognized “for his valuable contribution to the promotion of higher education in developing countries and his distinguished…

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How post-secondary institutions support positive change around the world

“’What have you done to make the world a better place?’ It’s a question we all ask ourselves at some point in our lives. It’s also the question driving some of the most important work…

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AWB on one of our funder’s website

Support for AWB announced on the R. Howard Webster Foundation website. See it here! Thank you to this generous funder!

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AWB executive director in panel discussion at McMaster University

On January 31, Greg Moran took part in a panel discussion, Higher Education: The Ongoing Tension Between Nationalism and Internationalism, hosted by McMaster University, one of our Network universities.  Along with Greg, panelists included McMaster…

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Non-African partners influence research agenda – Study

This recent article in University World News describes research from a South African researcher examining the prevalence of collaboration between African and non-African researchers relative to inter-African collaborations. The study also raises questions regarding the…

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