University of Ulster - Model planning for Malawi

October 8, 2009

Students in Malawi are to be trained in urban and regional planning under a partnership between three universities. The University of Ulster is pairing up with Mzuzu University and Malawi Polytechnic in Blantyre to develop regional-planning degree programmes and find employment for graduates in the sector. It is hoped that the degrees will become models for planning education in southern Africa. The team-up is supported by a £59,700 grant from the Education Partnerships in Africa scheme, awarded to Ulster by Northern Ireland's Department for Employment and Learning and the British Council.

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 3 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

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Most Commented

James Fryer illustration (27 July 2017)

It is not Luddism to be cautious about destroying an academic publishing industry that has served us well, says Marilyn Deegan

Jeffrey Beall, associate professor and librarian at the University of Colorado Denver

Creator of controversial predatory journals blacklist says some peers are failing to warn of dangers of disreputable publishers

Kayaker and jet skiiers

Nazima Kadir’s social circle reveals a range of alternative careers for would-be scholars, and often with better rewards than academia

Hand squeezing stress ball
Working 55 hours per week, the loss of research periods, slashed pensions, increased bureaucracy, tiny budgets and declining standards have finally forced Michael Edwards out
hole in ground

‘Drastic action’ required to fix multibillion-pound shortfall in Universities Superannuation Scheme, expert warns