Innovations in mobility: the NICE project
The NICE project is a three-year EU funded project which places students into international teams to resolve global and societal challenges. We spoke to Anna Creery and John Bennett in the Go Abroad team about how the project got started, and what their hopes are for its future.
A partnership with the Salaam Baalak Trust
In the first in our series on projects successfully funded by the Edinburgh Global Innovation Fund, we look at a project that is embarking on a global partnership and educational exchange with a world-leading NGO for street children - the Salaam Baalak Trust, in Delhi.
A bright future for Kosovo through student representation
Project Siheksu aimed to create the first national Students’ Union for Kosovo. Three years on, Sarah Purves, Director of Membership Support and Development at Edinburgh University Students' Association, spoke to us about the project. Spoiler alert: they did it.
United we stand: MCF Scholar honoured for work combating terrorism
When Imrana Buba experienced personal tragedy amidst the rise of terrorism in his home country of Nigeria, he felt compelled to take action. This year, his action was recognised and he became one of the 2017 JCI 10 Outstanding Young Persons of the World.
Of the People, for the people – a new partnership to empower refugee students
The University of Edinburgh has partnered with the University of the People, the world’s first non-profit, tuition-free, accredited online university, to empower refugees to take control of their futures and reclaim their hopes and dreams.
Achieving political settlements in fragile and conflict-affected states
One of the largest research projects of the Global Justice Academy is the Political Settlements Research Programme (PSRP), which examines how to achieve inclusive and open political settlements in fragile and conflict-affected states.