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The 5th EUniWell Seed Funding Call is about to open!

10/01/2023

After four successful editions, EUniWell is about to launch a new call for its Seed Funding Programme, promoting collaborations aimed at fostering well-being, and bringing together students, researchers, teachers and administrators from our Alliance.

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EUniWell research incubator: First round of workshops announced

10/01/2023

Our first round of well-being research incubator workshops will be taking place in the next few months. Read on to find out more about them, and how you can apply to run your own.

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EUniWell 2022: The year in review

20/12/2022

With the end of 2022, the final year of the EUniWell pilot phase is approaching. As we look to the future with eager anticipation, we also want to celebrate what we have accomplished. So let's take a look back together at the highlights of this year, which saw us continue to build and expand on…

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EUniWell researchers: apply now to run collaborative workshops!

13/12/2022

Call for workshops now open for applications.

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First EUniWell Start-Up Exchange - Creating a European community of young entrepreneurs

06/12/2022

The first EUniWell Start-Up Exchange took place at Nantes Université from 24-25 November 2022. During the event, 11 student entrepreneurs from EUniWell partner universities met to network, pitch their ideas in front of an international crowd, and gather advice from experts and fellow entrepreneurs,…

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First EUniWell Sustainability Forum - Building a European Green Community beyond borders

29/11/2022

The first EUniWell Sustainability Forum in Nantes ended with the creation of the “EUniWell Green Students Community”. From 15-16 November, the Forum gathered 14 students from EUniWell universities to develop concrete action plans around the question “How can we reduce the carbon footprint of…

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EUniWell students participate in “Simu-VACTION: AI and Health Disparities On A Global Stage” event

24/11/2022

In November 2022, EUniWell students participated in the innovative Simu-VACTION (Simulation | Innovation | Action) project at Emory University, Atlanta, USA.

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Student Internship Offer at Linnaeus University

22/11/2022

Linnaeus University in Kalmar and Växjö, Sweden offers an internship as an administrative assistant at the Office of External Relations. The internship is full time, 40 hours per week, between February and June 2023.

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EUniWell welcomes University of Konstanz

14/11/2022

The European University for Well-Being welcomes a new member: The University of Konstanz joins the existing EUniWell partners in the shared mission to create a truly European university community, united for well-being.

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EUniWell launches a new Small Private Online Course (SPOC)

08/11/2022

Three EUniWell universities, in collaboration with three African partner universities, are developing a new Small Private Online Course (SPOC) on Decentering Epistemologies for Global Well-Being.

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Platform Launch: Civic Leadership to improve Social Well-Being

02/11/2022

In collaboration with academics, students and external stakeholders, the EUniWell project “Civic leadership to improve social well-being” co-created a digital platform to share resources and templates for embedding innovative and intercultural civic leadership approaches in Enterprise Education and…

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4th EUniWell Rectors’ Assembly in Budapest: Expanding the borders of transnational cooperation in higher education

18/10/2022

Rectors and other leading representatives of all EUniWell universities came together for the fourth time in Budapest from 13 to 14 October 2022. On the occasion of the concurrent European Universities’ Assembly, Semmelweis University also hosted high-ranking Hungarian ministry representatives as…

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Teacher Education for Democracy and Wellbeing 2023

12/10/2022

The Teacher Education for Democracy and Wellbeing conference will take place at the Linnaeus University, campus Kalmar, Sweden, on 19–20 January 2023 arranged by the Knowledge Environment Education in Change at Linnaeus University. A particular invitation is extended to colleagues from EUniWell to…

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Official start of 10 projects selected under the 4th EUniWell Seed Funding Call

30/09/2022

The kick-off meeting with the 10 winners of the 4th EUniWell Seed Funding Call (SFC4) was held virtually on 21 September 2022.

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Call for ideas “Imagine the future of Universities!”

26/09/2022

How can we reduce the carbon footprint of universities? Help us find solutions for the future of universities!

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Semmelweis University highlights EUniWell and student well-being during International Summer University

20/09/2022

Semmelweis University held its International Summer University, celebrating 40 years of international programmes and highlighting EUniWell and the importance of physical and mental well-being, with particular emphasis on the student experience.

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The EUniWell Research Thesis Prizes

12/09/2022

EUniWell seeks to support Ph.D. Students, invest in their training and spread new skills and competencies in the field of science communication and science transfer to society for Ph. Ds from EUniWell partner institutions all over Europe. Two Ph.D. students per EUniWell Partner university will be…

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Become a EUniWell School Ambassador!

01/09/2022

EUniWell School Ambassadors will benefit from collaborating and building a network with other students from European partner universities, providing opportunities to gain international experience, as well as becoming role models for many children. Apply now!

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New opportunity for EUniWell researchers to connect and collaborate

11/08/2022

Well-Being Research Incubator encourages researchers to network and develop shared projects.

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EUniWell welcomes Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

09/08/2022

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, a leading Ukrainian university, is now a member of the EUniWell Alliance.

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4th EUniWell Seed Funding Call: The results are in!

25/07/2022

After three successful editions, EUniWell launched a fourth call for its Seed Funding Programme, promoting collaborations to foster well-being and bringing together students, researchers, teachers and administrators within our alliance of universities. Discover the 10 winning projects, selected in…

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Shaping our future: 3rd EUniWell Rectors’ Assembly in Leiden

20/07/2022

From 12 to 13 July 2022 Rectors, Vice-Rectors and other leading representatives from all EUniWell universities came together to collectively shape the future of the Alliance. International collaboration, broadening our outlook and expanding our community were key themes throughout the two-day event.

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EUniWell at EuroCampus

07/07/2022

The Campus of European Universities was organised by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research on 30 June 2022 at the Palais des Congrès in Versailles. The event gathered representatives of the 41 European University Alliances, including EUniWell.

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EUniWell supports the Manifesto on the Future of Universities in Europe

15/06/2022

As part of the Conference on the Future of Europe students from undergraduate to PhD level of all European universities were invited to draft a manifesto: the Manifesto on the Future of Universities in Europe.

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Report on European Students' Union meeting and EPICUR networking conference

25/05/2022

On 18 May, EUniWell Chief Student Officer Lotte Nagelhout participated in 'Let's talk! European degree and legal statute of European Universities', a meeting organised by the European Students' Union. Additionally, on 20 May, the Networking Conference organised by European University Alliance EPICUR…

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Vice-Rectors of the University of Murcia and the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv visit Semmelweis University

12/05/2022

Prof. Senena Corbalán García from the University of Murcia and Prof. Kseniia Smyrnova from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv visited Semmelweis University to promote cooperation within EUniWell.

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Review of the "School & University network for Well-being" webinar

02/05/2022

On 26 April, the University of Florence hosted the “School & Universities network for Well-being” webinar. All universities of the EUniWell consortium participated in this event, which had the aim to start the creation of a network of European schools.

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EUniWell Mayor’s Placement Scheme

14/04/2022

The EUniWell Mayor’s Placement Scheme provides an exciting opportunity for students to work as part of an international team on an impactful project to explore policy solutions to well-being challenges faced by our cities and regions.

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Official Launch of the 4th EUniWell Seed Funding Call

30/03/2022

After three successful editions, EUniWell is launching a new call for its Seed Funding Programme, promoting collaborations aimed at fostering well-being, and bringing together students, researchers, teachers and administrators from our eight universities.

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Join the EUniWell Mental Health Symposium

25/03/2022

The project “Mental Health Symposium” won funding in the second EUniWell Seed Funding Call. Students are now invited to participate in the implementation of the project, either in an active role or by taking part in the university-specific surveys.

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Nantes Université’s NExT initiative awarded label of excellency

23/03/2022

Nantes Université is awarded state funding for the Nantes Excellency Trajectory (NExT) project. Among other things, the initiative is to enhance international synergies and partnerships, such as in the framework of EUniWell.

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EUniWell welcomes Universidad de Murcia

17/03/2022

The University of Murcia joins the European University for Well-Being, becoming the Alliance’s eighth partner.

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EUniWell School Ambassador Programme launched

14/03/2022

The Programme is dedicated to building relationships with local secondary schools, promoting lifelong learning among young people, and reaching pupils from less privileged socio-economic backgrounds with fewer opportunities.

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Kick-off for selected projects of the 3rd EUniWell Seed Funding Call

07/03/2022

The official kick-off meeting for the six winning projects of the third EUniWell Seed Funding Call (SFC3) took place virtually on 2 March 2022.

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EUniWell students to attend inaugural session of the European Student Assembly

02/03/2022

The first session of the European Student Assembly will bring together 275 student representatives from 38 European University Alliances (EUAs) in Strasbourg on 3-4 March 2022. EUniWell will be represented by 4 of its students.

Join the Hackathon at Birmingham’s Forum for Global Challenges

25/02/2022

Opportunity to tackle some of the world's biggest challenges and work together with like-minded young people on the theme of the circular economy.

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Differences that make a difference: EUniWell students are invited to participate in online lecture on practical philosophy at the University of Cologne

22/02/2022

The Virtual Mobility Offer of the University of Cologne (UoC) makes it possible: Students of EUniWell partner universities can apply to take part in online lectures or seminars of the UoC for the upcoming summer semester.

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New appointments for Professor Adam Tickell and Professor Robin Mason at the University of Birmingham

11/02/2022

With the start of 2022, Professor Adam Tickell has taken up office as Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Birmingham. EUniWell Board member Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Robin Mason has been appointed Chair of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.

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6 new projects to be funded under EUniWell's third Seed Funding Call

03/02/2022

Six new projects have been selected in the framework of the third call of EUniWell’s Seed Funding Programme aimed at strengthening innovation and collaboration within the EUniWell alliance.

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Call for contributions: FestiWell ‘22 – “Towards global sustainable well-being”

02/02/2022

From 2-13 May 2022 the European University for Well-Being will be hosting its 2nd annual FestiWell. Under the title “Towards global sustainable well-being”, the 9-day event will explore with students, researchers, academic and university staff from all EUniWell partner institutions one of the great…

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EUniWell Policy Commission: Young People and the COVID-19 Pandemic launches call for evidence

28/01/2022

The EUniWell Policy Commission has launched a call for evidence to explore and understand the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on different groups of young people (15–24-year-olds). Bringing leading figures from the public, private and third sectors together with EUniWell academics, the Policy…

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The values of water

28/01/2022

The Award of the Italian National Association of River Basin Contracts goes to an article authored by a research group of the University of Florence, about a project designed to involve citizens in the management of the water resources of the Arno River.