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Association of African Universities webinar

Leadership and capacity building in food science and technology in Africa

Thursday 15 February 2024, 2pm GMT

Further details and register


Association of African Universities event

Continental workshop for Directors of ICT/Chief Information Technology Officers

Tuesday 27 to Thursday 29 February 2024

Further details and register


Launch of Association of African Universities's Europe regional office

Wednesday 6 March at University of Nottingham, UK

The office will be formally opened by the University of Nottingham's Vice-Chancellor, Professor Shearer West and Professor Oyewole Olusola Bandele, the Secretary-General of the AAU.

The celebration event features a showcase of collaborative research between African and European institutions and plenary discussions concerning the future development of higher education across Africa.

University of Nottingham staff and students interested in the future of higher education in Africa are invited to attend, (register by 23 February).

Event schedule and registration


British Academy writing workshop for Sub-Saharan Africa (early career researchers)

12-14 March 2024 in Accra, Ghana

Writing for sustainable development: Developing, mentoring and strengthening African grant and research writing for publication

Funded by the British Academy (BA), the University of Nottingham in partnership with the Association of African Universities is inviting stakeholders to a writing workshop.

Full details and how to register



2023 news

2023 Africa Universities' Day Celebrations

Celebrations events have taken place 6-10 November 2023. Theme: Artificial Intelligence in African Higher Education. 

Watch videos from each day


Data Ethics and Human Rights in the Platform Economy

The recording of the second webinar in the data ethics series is now available.

View on the Ethical Data Initiative website 


The Sub-Saharan Africa Universities Forum

Professor Juliet Thondhlana speaks at inaugural event  for universities in the area.

See event website for more information


New Campaign for Data Ethics in Higher Education launched

New collaboration between African Association of Universities, University of Nottingham and the Ethical Data Initiative

See full news items from 30 May 2023


School of Education to host delegations from Beijing Normal University and Zhejiang University

Funding from the International Research Collaboration Funds has been secured to develop these new partnerships as part of the work of the UNESCO Chair in International Education and Development

See full news item from 12 May 2023


University of Nottingham Malaysia to host the Malaysia Office of the UNESCO Chair in International Education and Development

New Malaysia office to be hosted by the Sustainability and Transformational Education Research Cluster.

See full news item from 6 April 2023


UK and African universities for new partnership to strengthen ties across Europe and Africa

The University of Nottingham will host the Association of African Universities first-ever European office and act as its representative institution in Europe.

See press release from 7 February 2023


Transitioning Vocational Education and Training in Africa

This new book emerging from the VET 4.0 project takes an expansive view of vocational education and training. Published 6 January 2023.

Visit publisher's website for full details


Professor Juliet Thondhlana is appointed as the UNESCO Chair in International Education and Development

See press release from 22 December 2022



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