This year, UA 2013 winner, Siobhán O’Connor was selected to participate in an international training programme called Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) to educate and support community midwives in Northern Sudan. Siobhán was the Irish category winner for Nursing and Midwifery. She is a graduate of University College Cork, Ireland. Here’s what she had to say about her involvement with HBB and how UA helped her in this novel global educational initiative!
The number of Affiliate Universities continues to grow. This week we’re announcing three more institutions who have recently signed up to the programme. The University of Leeds and the University of Strathclyde, in the UK; along with Western University, Canada, will join our other affiliates in promoting the 2014 UA Programme amongst their student body.
We are delighted to announce the first eight speakers for the 2014 UA Global Summit, taking place from November 19th-21st. The Summit, taking place in Dublin, Ireland, is an exclusive three-day event for the category winners of the 2014 Undergraduate Awards. Highly Commended entrants in each category will also be given the chance to attend.
Éabha O'Leary Fitzpatrick reflects on the reasons why she submitted to The Undergraduate Awards below, and how it has impacted her life since. Éabha is a University of Limerick graduate and is currently studying an MSc in Innovation Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship in University College Cork. Éabha was named as Highly Commended in the Irish Language category in 2012.
The UA Team continues to work hard in putting together the panels of academics and industry experts to judge each of the 25 categories.
This week we're announcing three more institutions who have recently signed up to our Affiliate University programme. University of British Columbia, Canada; University of Connecticut, USA; and Australian National University, Australia will join our other affiliates in promoting the 2014 UA Programme amongst their student body.
Last week, UA 2012 winner, Meicen Sun, attended the Clinton Global Initiative University conference, which took place in the Arizona State University. Meicen was the international category winner for International Relations and Politics. She is a graduate of Princeton University. Here's what she had to say about her involvement with the CGI U and how UA helped her to get where she is today!
As we draw nearer to the close of submissions, the UA Team is hard at work putting together panels of academics and industry experts to judge each of the 25 categories.
We're delighted to announce three institutions who have recently signed up to our Affiliate University programme. Monash University, Australia; University of Dundee, United Kingdom; and the Karolinska Institute, Sweden will join our other affiliates in promoting the 2014 UA Programme amongst their student body.