Commonwealth index page

March 31, 2006

 

Commonwealth supplement
Published in The Times Higher
on March 31 2006

 

Greater expectations  
The ACU has always been dedicated to promoting knowledge and equality but, as its centenary approaches, it must set its sights higher


A declaration of independence  
Traditionally, universities focused on teaching and research. Now they are being urged to become better neighbours and citizens by engaging with the local community

Web of silken ties  
Commonweath universities are establishing a growing network of global partnerships to swap knowledge and collaborate on research

Forging bonds across borders  
Exchanging ideas can be as effective in shrinking cultural divides as can sharing a lab bench

A capital case for indulging in foreign affairs  
The University of London has played host to Commonwealth scholars who have gone on to illustrious careers in their home countries

A plan to develop potential  
Commonwealth scholarships have been building international links and boosting the intellectual resources of developing nations for almost half a century

Every word doth almost tell his name  
Shakespeare continues to speak to people across a kaleidoscope of cultures with undiminished vitality and relevance

The key to a continent  
Africa and the international community recognise that higher education is essential to development

Below peak  
Despite numerous efforts aimed at getting women into powerful positions, men still occupy most of the top jobs in higher education

You've reached your article limit

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 6 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Featured Jobs

Deputy Chief Examiner for Spanish ab initio INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
Deputy Chief Examiner for Music INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
Deputy Chief Examiner for Visual Arts INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
Deputy Chief Examiner for Mathematics HL INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE

Most Commented

James Fryer illustration (8 September 2016)

Some lecturers will rightly encourage forms of student interaction that are impossible for those covering their faces, Eric Heinze argues

University of Oxford students walking on campus

University of Oxford snatches top spot from Caltech in this year’s World University Rankings as Asia’s rise continues

Handwritten essay on table

Universities must pay more attention to the difficulties faced by students, says Daniel Dennehy

Theresa May entering 10 Downing Street, London

The prospect of new grammar schools on the horizon raises big questions for HE, writes Nick Hillman

Nosey man outside window

Head of UK admissions service Mary Curnock Cook addresses concerns that universities might ‘not hear a word’ from applicants