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Faculty Spotlight: Lee Mason

Faculty Spotlight: Lee Mason

My name is Lee Mason and I was born in London, England but currently live in Amsterdam. At the age of 14, I had my first ever paying job as an educator, teaching English to dyslexic pupils at my grammar school. Following grammar school, I studied Physical Therapy at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. […]

3 Reasons Why Universities Should be Developing Competencies for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

3 Reasons Why Universities Should be Developing Competencies for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015 the United Nations agreed on 17 goals with detailed sub-targets that, if achieved, would truly put humanity on course towards a peaceful and sustainable civilization. To support this initiative, UNESCO created the SDG competence frameworks, which list a set of 8 cross-cutting competencies needed to deal with any of the Global Goals, as […]

Ubiquity in Action

Ubiquity in Action

  As a budding entrepreneur, I was very excited to learn about Ubiquity’s Global Creativity Award, for many reasons. The idea that a University would encourage and empower students to begin their entrepreneurial life even as they are still completing their studies is a refreshing thought. I know from experience that the hardest thing about […]