BRICS Network University Seminar to build, strengthen partnerships
The North-West University (NWU) will be hosting the 2023 BRICS Network University Seminar from 5 to 6 July on the NWU’s Potchefstroom Campus.
BRICS is an acronym denoting the various global partnerships between Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
Delegates from universities across South Africa will attend the seminar in person, while delegates from Brazil, Russia, India and China will attend digitally. The seminar, titled Mobilising Global Knowledge and Research Networks for Inclusive and Sustainable Development, will aim to find joint solutions for shared problems pertaining to sustainability questions. The seminar will further serve to build new partnerships and strengthen existing ones as the BRICS partnership continues to grow. Read more
BRICS Network University seminar explores pressing challenges
Climate change, access to technology, energy and socioeconomic hurdles are just some of the critical challenges humanity is currently facing. Delegates from the BRICS* nations converged in person or virtually on the 2023 BRICS Network University seminar to build partnerships and find solutions to shared problems through collaboration and the dissemination of expertise.
The North-West University (NWU) hosted the seminar from 5 to 6 July on the NWU’s Potchefstroom Campus. The BRICS Network University is a joint educational project to encourage academic and research collaboration across the BRICS countries. The title of this year’s seminar was Mobilising Global Knowledge and Research Networks for Inclusive and Sustainable Development. The seminar offered a platform for delegates to collaborate and investigate the possibilities of research and knowledge to promote inclusive and sustainable development. Read more
The BRICS Network University is a joint educational project aimed at creating a single educational space, encourage academic mobility, as well as provide the economies of member countries with highly qualified personnel in the fields of energy, economics, computer science, and ecology, among others. The agreements to set up the BRICS Network University were signed by the Education Ministers from these five countries on November 5, 2013 at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
The group aims at developing educational and research collaboration around the problem-atique of BRICS Studies. This problematique includes socioeconomic and socio-political development of BRICS countries, transnational relations among BRICS countries and global issues, human condition and intercultural communication issues in BRICS Countries.
The BRICS Studies ITG seeks to develop joint initiatives in education and research through network implementation of collaborative Master and PhD programs, short courses and seminars for students, conferences and joint publications.