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January 2020

APRU Plus: Addressing the Crisis

January 1 - December 31

More information on the official website at: APRUplus.org   The ongoing COVID-19 situation has provided us with a reminder that even in uncertain times, APRU is a diverse community of people who lead, create, inspire and learn—together. As a service to our members, we have prepared APRU Plus an online hub of information for all of us working virtually. This hub gives…

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APRU Virtual Student Exchange Program

January 1 - December 31

More information on the official website at: vse.apru.org   Universities have adopted technology into its teaching to enhance learning experience for students. Now, more than ever, digital technology is utilized to support international education. The Associate of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), a network of 55 leading universities in the Americas, Asia and Australasia, brings to its students an exclusive opportunity…

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March 2020

APRU Sustainable Cities & Landscapes Virtual Ph.D. Symposium

March 16 - December 18
The University of Auckland New Zealand + Google Map

IMPORTANT NOTICE Due to the evolution of the COVID-19 globally and the uncertainties around international travels, the APRU Sustainable Cities & Landscapes Virtual Ph.D. Symposium will be held on December 14-15 alongside the APRU SCL annual conference 2020. The Symposium is organized by Future Cities Research Hub of the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland. It will…

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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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September 2020

APRU Virtual Student Exchange Co-curricular Programs in 2020

September 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 18 economies of the Pacific Rim. For the latest Co-curricular Programs of VSE, please visit https://vse.apru.org/co-curricular-programs/ Upcoming Programs in…

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October 2020

APRU E-sports Fellowship Program

October 23 - December 31

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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Borregos Invitational eSports Tournament hosted by Tecnológico de Monterrey

October 27 - December 12
Tecnológico de Monterrey Mexico

Borregos Esports Invitational is the first international university tournament organized by Tecnológico de Monterrey, which includes the 56  leading research universities of APRU representing 18 economies of the Pacific Rim known worldwide for academic research and excellence.  In this competition, Clash Royale will be played in its competitive mode (3 vs 3), taking place from December 10-12 (UTC -6 hours).…

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November 2020

APRU Global Health Working Group Webinars: Teaching in Virtual Environments (Part II)

November 12, 2020 - January 22, 2021

  Innovation in Online Learning Transitioning our courses online has provided opportunities for innovation.  Have you tried a new technology?  Created videos for a flipped classroom?  Discovered a new way to engage students in a difficult topic? Changed your content to respond to the realities of the pandemic?  In this session we will hear about online teaching innovations from APRU teaching…

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December 2020

APRU Sustainable Waste Management Activities 2020

December 1 - December 17
Korea University Korea, Republic of + Google Map

Nature Forum: Plastics and Sustainability Date: December 1, 2020 Time: 4-7 pm (Korea time) Visit the Nature website here. Plastic pollution is a pressing environmental and public health problem, related to the large quantities of single-use plastics, its persistence in the environment, and low rates of plastic recycling and regeneration. During this Nature Forum, plastic waste management, the fate, transport,…

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Impact of Covid-19 on Women in Higher Education

December 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
APRU, 3F, IAS Building
Clearwater Bay, Hong Kong
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    Los Angeles/Vancouver: December 1, 2020 at  5PM-6:15PM Hong Kong: December 2, 2020 at 9am-10:15am Sydney: December 2, 2020 at 12pm-1:15pm Time Zone Converter   Register here When countries across the Asia Pacific went into lockdown in early 2020 we didn’t realize the effect it would have on women. The OECD reports that women fuel the fight against COVID-19,…

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Collaborating in Crisis: Academic-Governmental Partnerships During COVID-19

December 10

  The knowledge created within universities and by academic experts can be used to inform policy and government-level decisions; at the same time, the practical experience of leaders and decision-makers can provide insights and case studies for researchers. The relationship between academic departments of Public Health and government has taken a particular significance in many countries during the COVID-19 crisis,…

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APRU MetaGame Conference 2020

December 12
APRU, 3F, IAS Building
Clearwater Bay, Hong Kong
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Please visit the official conference website for more information.  The APRU MetaGame Conference seeks to incorporate the full ecosystem of Esports , from gamers to industry partners, to government and to students – we are seeking to expand the purview of Esports . The inaugural MetaGame Conference will focus on Hong Kong as an emerging Esports leader in the region…

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Sustainable Cities and Landscapes Conference 2020

December 14 - December 18
The University of Auckland New Zealand

IMPORTANT NOTICE Due to the evolution of the COVID-19 globally and the uncertainties around international travels, the APRU Sustainable Cities and Landscapes Conference will be postponed to December 14-18, 2020, and presented as a virtual event. Organized by the Future Cities Research Hub of the School of Architecture and Planning, APRU SCL brings together experts from around the region to exchange ideas and…

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January 2021

APRU Sustainable Waste Management Virtual Winter School

January 5, 2021 - January 26, 2021

The Sustainable Waste Management Winter School will be held online in January 2021 for four sessions.  January 12 & 26 and February 9 & 23  2-5 p.m. (Korea time) Session topics Plastics and sustainability Wastewater treatment and recycling Biochar for sustainable development Fundamentals and laboratory demonstrations for plastic related analysis Program Please see a preliminary program here.   Chair Prof. Yong Sik Ok, Korea University…

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April 2021

APRU Population Aging Conference 2021

April 7, 2021 - April 8, 2021
University of Indonesia Indonesia

Hosted by the Faculty of Public Health, University of Indonesia, the theme of this year's conference is Challenges and Resilience Related to Aging: Surviving and Thriving toward Successful Aging. Sub-themes include: Economic and Aging Society Technology and Health Care for Aging Dementia and Alzheimer Reproductive Health in Aging Population Nutrition and Aging Metabolic Syndrome Psychosocial Issue in Aging Others Key…

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June 2021

Annual Presidents’ Meeting 2021

June 20, 2021 - June 22, 2021
Nanyang Technological University, 50 Nanyang Avenue
Singapore, Singapore
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The 25th Annual Presidents' Meeting will hosted by the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore on June 20-22, 2021. View the introductory video here. Details of the meeting will be announced in early January 2021. Please stay tuned.

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September 2021

APRU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Symposium (postponed to 2021)

September 1, 2021 - October 31, 2021
University of Indonesia Indonesia

IMPORTANT NOTICE Due to the COVID-19 health emergency, the University of Indonesia has decided to postpone the Symposium to next year. Further details will be shared shortly. We wish to thank the Advisor of Disaster Research & Response Centre for their efforts to date in preparing for the Symposium. We also thank colleagues and students who have showed their support…

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October 2021

University Museums Research Symposium 2020

October 1, 2021 @ 12:00 am - December 31, 2021 @ 11:59 pm
National University of Singapore, 21 Lower Kent Ridge Rd
Singapore, 119077 Singapore

  APRU University Museums Research Symposium 2020 Universities and Architectural Heritage (Postponed to 2021) Postponement of the APRU University Museums Research Symposium 2020 Due to the uncertainties surrounding the global COVID-19 public health situation, the organisers have made the difficult decision to postpone the APRU University Museums Research Symposium originally scheduled for 7-9 November 2020. The symposium will be rescheduled…

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November 2021

APRU Global Health Conference 2021

November 16, 2021 - November 18, 2021

More information will be uploaded shortly. Please save the date and stay tuned.

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