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In support of UNESCO’s efforts to
advance education and human development in the African continent
UAE, April 20, 2020 – In line with its continuing commitment to make a quality focused shift in education and to leverage its unique experience and expertise in smart education, the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently took part in a special virtual seminar (webinar) attended by some of the most prominent international educational organizations and institutions. The virtual meeting was held to discuss moves on how to further enhance the constructive contributions of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in support of promoting education in the African continent.
The seminar, proved to be both timely and
strategic, as it comes during the sudden emergence of the coronavirus
(COVID-19), posing great challenges to education, especially in Africa, which
lacks advanced educational infrastructure. The seminar was held in partnership
with the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (UNESCO
IITE), the UNESCO Nairobi Office (Regional Office for East Africa), and the
UNESCO International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa (UNESCO IICBA),
amidst consensus on the importance of exploring new horizons for implementing
joint projects that serves the aspirations of providing quality education in
Africa to qualify new generations capable of investing their potential in
building a better, safer and more prosperous future.
The learning centre aims to provide a wider range of services to existing students and prospective students in and around the Pretoria area. Students will have access to additional service offerings such as early registrations; face-to-face academic interactions and larger lecture venues.
MANCOSA invited current DBA student Mr. Mandla Zembe; Head of Protection Services at Anglo American; as the keynote speaker to the event. Mr. Zembe’s address centred on the Honoris United Universities theme; “Education for Impact”; which he summed up accurately in his introductory paragraph; “There’s a difference between a person with qualifications and an educated person. An educated person behaves differently to a qualified person because an educated person brings value and change into a situation and seeks to learn more whilst a qualified person knows
only what he/she has been taught and behaves as such.”
Honoris United Universities announces the opening of iLeadLAB – a specialist ‘Employability Unit’ within its member institution, REGENT Business School, one of the leading providers of business and management education in South Africa.
The new unit has been developed in response to the accelerated pace of technological transformation and global labour market disruption. With a focus on developing individuals with strong inter-and-intra personal skills, iLeadLAB empowers participants with the core competencies needed to build a dynamic career in an increasingly competitive marketplace.
Honoris United Universities, announces that Tunisia’s leading health sciences education Group, and its three schools – SUPSAT Tunis, UPSAT Sousse and UPSAT Sfax – joining its network. This coincides with the official opening of Honoris’ cutting edge purpose-built Medical Simulation Centre in the heart of Tunis.
Honoris United Universities has acquired École d’Architecture de Casablanca (EAC) in Morocco, a development that builds on the vision and breadth of its distinctive program offerings and employability focus. This acquisition marks another key milestone in the expansion of Honoris as earlier this year the network also partnered with EMSI, the largest private higher education institution in Morocco. For more than 32 years, EMSI has been a pioneer in the country and region, serving as an innovation center as well as a reference in engineering education. Alongside Universite Mundiapolis, a multi-disciplinary university in Morocco known for its employability mission, this engagement firmly reinforces Honoris’ position as an educational leader in Morocco and in Francophone Africa.
Marrakech, Morocco, September 25th, 2018 – Honoris welcomed 54 incredible female entrepreneurs from across Africa in the first Women In Africa (WIA) boot camp, hosted at EMSI’s campus in Marrakech. This boot camp builds on Honoris’ training partner position with WIA Philanthropy to empower women entrepreneurs.
On July 17th, Honoris’ executive team and board members were honored by the presence of Mr. Chedly Bouallegue – Governor of Tunis and Mrs. Souad Abderrahim – Mayor of Tunis. The pair joined the team in a ceremony organized to lay the cornerstone of the new Université Centrale campus.
The facility will be located in the heart of Tunis and will offer a world-class education environment for our students. The acquisition of the land and the development of the new campus (20,000 to 25,000 square meters) represents a total investment up to 50 million USD.
Three students from across the Honoris United Universities, the first private pan-African higher education network, have been awarded the Actis International Scholarship. Viraksha Chetty, MBA graduate from Regent Business School, South Africa has won the opportunity of a lifetime to join the Women Transforming Leadership programme at the prestigious University of Oxford whilst Akram Maaroufi, graduate of Engineering in Petrochemical Chemistry and recent graduate, Chourouk Haouel, Université Centrale Tunisia have won a scholarship to study the Master in Energy Management programme at ESCP Europe, London Campus.