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Secretary-General joins top academics to define ‘responsible university’

Ghana, 27 July 2016: The Commonwealth Secretary-General will challenge universities to increase the number of scholarships they make available to Commonwealth students when she speaks to top academics at a universities conference tomorrow in Ghana.

Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, will focus on the value of public and private sectors, as well as international and grassroots organisations, working together to address issues such as funding and access to higher education. She will also stress the importance of ensuring students are fit to lead on solutions for global crises such as climate change.

The Secretary-General will join high level speakers, including former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan in addressing the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Conference of University Leaders in the Ghanaian capital of Accra. The theme of the event is ‘Defining the responsible university: society, impact and growth’. Full Story

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