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August 2020

APWiL Mentoring Program Pilot 2020

August 6, 2020 - September 30, 2021

We are excited to share that the nomination period is now open for the 2020 Asia-Pacific Women in Leadership (APWiL) Mentoring Program Pilot!

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APWiL Mentoring Program 2nd Cohort

August 6, 2020 - September 30, 2021

We are excited to share that the nomination period is now open for the 2020 Asia-Pacific Women in Leadership (APWiL) Mentoring Program Pilot!

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October 2020

APRU E-sports Fellowship Program

October 23, 2020 - December 31, 2021

We are excited to share that the nomination period is now open for the 2021 Esports Fellowship Program! Find out more about the program, eligibility, the nomination process, and important dates. Led by Tecnológico de Monterrey, the APRU Esports Fellowship Program is an international network of student leaders engaged in next-generation learning experiences that support the growth of healthy, vibrant…

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January 2021

APRU Virtual Student Exchange Co-curricular Programs in 2021

January 1 - December 31

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn, experience and exchange with peers from around the world by joining activities under the APRU Virtual Student Exchange Program. Activities are offered by APRU member universities bringing students from across the network in 19 economies of the Pacific Rim. Click to visit the co-curricular programs in January, February, March, April, May, June,…

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July 2021

APRU Sustainable Waste Management Activities 2021

July 21 - December 1

APRU Sustainable Waste Management Global Lecture Series   Date: March 31 to December , 2021 Visit the webpage here. APRU Sustainable Waste Management Global Lecture Series is designed to provide a sound foundation in basic principles and unify research across ecology to conservation and environmental health to waste management with a focus on the sustainability and Environmental, Social and Governance…

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2021 APRU Multi-Hazards Summer Lecture Series: Creating a Resilient Society Against Multiple Hazards

July 28 - August 4

Currently the world is surrounded by various challenges and uncertainties, such as increased frequency and scale of natural hazards, acute impacts of climate change, economic and social instabilities, national security crises, increased displacement, and the COVID-19 outbreak. The situation is becoming more complex than ever. The 2021 APRU Multi-Hazards Summer Lecture Series will provide an opportunity to learn and discuss…

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August 2021

APRU Global Health Student Case Competition 2021

August 1 - November 18

About the Competition Case competitions are increasing popular around the world as a way for students to exercise critical thinking skills using a “real world” challenge. For this international, virtual competition, teams of 4-6 students will receive a challenge relating to a pressing global health problem. Teams will be given up to ten weeks to prepare a video of up…

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Accelerating Low-Carbon Innovation Towards Carbon Peak and Neutrality

August 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Climate change is not just a challenge in the future but has already become a dangerous reality today, threatening the wellbeing of future generations and human survival. President Xi Jinping declared China’s determined efforts to achieve peak carbon by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2060 at the General Assembly of the United Nations in 2020, and emphasised China’s acceleration towards…

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APRU Global Health Monthly Health Research Ethics Case Studies Discussion Group

August 4 - December 2

The APRU Global Health Working Group on Bioethics is offering a monthly informal discussion group on case studies in global health research ethics for students from all APRU member universities. During this one-hour session, we will begin with a very brief lecture on the topic of the month, given by one of the experts from our group. Following this, students…

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APRU Student Global Climate Change Simulation

August 12 - September 2

An experiential activity where students play the role of delegates to the UN climate change negotiations. The APRU Student Global Climate Change Simulation is a role-playing exercise in which students will form multi-country, multi-disciplinary teams to play the role of delegates to the UN Climate Change Negotiations. Over three sessions of 2 1/2 hours each (one week apart), we will hold an online…

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APRU Sustainable Cities & Landscapes Live Webinar Series

August 16 - December 14

The APRU Sustainable Cities and Landscapes brings researchers and scholars together from across the Pacific Rim to engage in cross-cultural conversations around climate justice, sustainable, and social equity. Tune in to our biweekly webinar sessions this fall to learn how cities around the world are working towards achieving the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals in their own contexts. Stay tuned…

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Virtual Annual Presidents’ Meeting 2021

August 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

  Virtual Annual Presidents’ Meeting 2021 This year’s meeting “Universities Shaping the new Normal Together” will provide an opportunity for presidents to share their insights and concerns about the post-pandemic future for higher education and research. How do you plan to shape this future and how can APRU contribute as a network? The 2.5 hour meeting will include a Presidential…

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October 2021

APRU Undergraduate Leaders’ Program 2021

October 18 - October 29

APRU Undergraduate Leaders’ Program (ULP) 2021 is now open for application We are the creators, shapers, and movers of the future not only just for the Asia-Pacific region but also for the rest of the world. With the theme, “Sahaya: Science and Arts Harnessing the Youth’s Advocacies”, this year’s ULP will be hosted by the University of the Philippines (https://www.up.edu.ph)…

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November 2021

University Museums Research Symposium 2021

November 13 - November 15
National University of Singapore, 21 Lower Kent Ridge Rd
Singapore, 119077 Singapore

APRU University Museums Research Symposium 2021 Universities and Architectural Heritage 13-15 November 2021 Postponement of the APRU University Museums Research Symposium 2020 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) is a network of universities from Asia, Australasia and the Americas. The association established the APRU University Museums Research Symposium in 2012 to bring participants together for the…

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APRU Global Health Conference 2021

November 16 - November 18

Urbanization and enlarging cities are inexorable global trends. Over 55% of the world’s population now lives in urban cities, and this proportion is expected to increase to 66% by 2050. The health consequences of such population changes are increasingly recognized as a key towards sustainable human development. Cities present opportunities and challenges, which holds the key to citizens’ health and…

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APRU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Symposium 2021

November 24 - November 25
University of Indonesia Indonesia

The 16th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium 2021 will be held on November 24-25 led by the University of Indonesia. The theme is Building Partnerships for Sustainable Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) for All Hazards. Call for Abstracts on the Following Topics Engineering and Infrastructures in Disaster Natural Hazards Triggering Technological Disasters (NaTech) Pandemics and Public Health Issues Disaster Mitigation: Policies, Practices and Alternatives…

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