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Call for BUP student ambassadors 2021

2021-01-22T13:48:58+00:00January 22nd, 2021|For students, News|

The BUP Coordinating Secretariat calls for students and PhD students at BUP participating Universities, who are interested in becoming Student Ambassadors 2021. The Baltic University Programme aims to develop its communication and cooperation strategy with each of its 89 participating universities all over the Baltic Sea Region. As students and PhD students make up a large part of the target group, BUP is now establishing a BUP Student Ambassadorship. This new position functions in addition to the BUP Student Representatives and the Student Parliament. The role of Student Ambassadors will be to, on the one hand, cooperate with these other [...]

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BUP is hiring students or PhD students for digitalization project

2021-01-22T13:49:57+00:00January 21st, 2021|For students, News|

Would you like to work extra on the side of your studies, digitalizing lectures and developing interactive online courses? Baltic University Programme is hiring e-tutors for it's digitalization project. The applicant needs to be a student or PhD student at a BUP participating university, with the intention of maintaining the status as a student/PhD Student for the full year of 2021. The work as an e-tutor involves assisting researchers and university teachers concerning the digitalization of course materials for the project Baltic Sea Region Climate Change Curriculum and the BUP module pool. Check out the detailed information on BUP's web [...]

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Revisiting BUP’s past through on-line seminars

2021-01-18T10:52:26+00:00January 13th, 2021|Events, News|

In 2021 we revisit Baltic University Programme's past with a series of on-line seminars. The series is called Space ridges 2.0. In the 1st session of the seminar series, focus is on the post-Cold War environmental development of the Baltic Sea. Among others Assistant Professor Anna Törnroos-Remes from Åbo Akademi University will participate in the programme. Date and time: 28 January 2021, 14.00-17.00 (CET) Host: Södertörn University, Sweden Programme: Welcoming notes and the "Baltic University Programme 30 years" - Assoc. Prof. Madeleine Granvik. 14.15 How the BUP started, discussion with former BUP director - Prof. Emeritus Lars Rydén. 14.30 Changes [...]

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Webinar series: Implementing sustainability at universities

2020-11-21T08:27:00+00:00November 16th, 2020|Courses for teachers, News|

How can we implement sustainability at universities in respect of teaching, research and campus greening? Baltic University Programme (BUP) is organizing a webinar series where these topics are discussed. The main target group for the webinar series is teachers in higher education, especially within the BUP, however the webinars are open for everyone interested. Each webinar is arranged at 14–15 CET. The programme: 08 December 2020: Arjen Wals, Professor Transformative Learning for Socio-ecological Sustainability, Wageningen University, the Netherlands. 12 January 2021: Shepherd Urenje, Specialist in teacher education at SWEDESD – Swedish International Centre of Education for Sustainable Development, Uppsala university, [...]

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Keke-foorumin etäkokous

2020-10-14T07:53:04+00:00September 25th, 2020|Keke-foorumi, News|

Korkeakoulujen KEKE-foorumi kokoontui etänä 9.10.2020, järjestäjinä Oulun Yliopisto ja Oulun amk. Kokouksen esitykset ja muut materiaalit on luettavissa tämän linkin kautta.. *** Forum for sustainable development in higher education in Finland (Keke-foorumi) is meeting on October 9, 2020. Tervetuloa korkeakoulujen Keke-foorumin etäkokoukseen Ouluun 9.10.2020, klo 10.00–12.00. Järj. Oulun Yliopisto ja Oulun amk. Ohjelma (Pj. Outi Virkkula, Oamk) 10:00 Tervetulosanat, professori Elina Lehtomäki (OY) 10:05 Esittelykierros 10:15 Rehtorineuvostojen terveiset Unifin Kestävyys ja vastuullisyys -työryhmä, erityisasiantuntija Meri Löyttyniemi (Aalto yo) Arenen Kestävyys ja Vastuullisuus -työryhmä, tutkimuspäällikkö Mervi Friman (Hämeen amk) 10:45 Climate University esittäytyy, tutkijatohtori Laura Riuttanen (HY) 11:00 Oulun korkeakoulujen vastuullisuusyhteistyö (Oamk [...]

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Register now: EU’s Annual Forum for the Baltic Sea Region

2020-09-22T13:05:12+00:00September 22nd, 2020|Courses for students, News|

Join the BUP ONLINE student delegation to the EU's Annual Forum for the Baltic Sea Region! Each year the EU is organizing a forum for the Baltic Sea Region. The forum is an event where business, politics, academia, civil society and state organizations meet to discuss the future of our region. This year, the meeting is held online.   BUP students at the 8th Annual Forum for the Baltic Sea Region in Berlin 2017. Photo: Sylwester Nagórka Aim The aim of this student event is to give students the possibility to take part in the international forum and [...]

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POSTPONED | BUP SAIL for Teachers 2020 connects to the BUP Symposium in Visby

2020-11-16T10:25:48+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Courses for teachers, News|

Due to the current situation regarding the coronavirus covid-19, BUP SAIL for Teachers 2020 will be POSTPONED to August 2021. More information about application deadline and other details coming up later on.  The plan was for the course to start in Mariehamn, Åland Islands, on the sailing vessel, the galeas Albanus, and arrive in Visby, Gotland to connect to the BUP Symposium 2020 in Visby. Also the BUP Symposium is postponed! *** BUP SAIL for Teachers 2020 – Sustainability Applied in International Teaching and Learning Are you active and open minded, inspired for a new experience and adventure? SAIL combines teaching [...]

Programme changes due to Covid-19

2020-04-03T08:48:36+00:00April 3rd, 2020|News|

Due to the current Covid-19 situation, the deadlines of BUP PhD Award and BUP Mobility Grants are postponed until April 12. New dates and applications for the BUP Students Conference and EU's Annual Forum for the Baltic Sea Region will be posted in August 2020. We still hope that the dates for BUP Symposium 2020 will be hosted according to the plan.

BUP Teachers Course 2019-2020 almost finished

2020-04-03T08:47:59+00:00March 11th, 2020|News|

During March 5-6, the second and last workshop of the course Education for Sustainable Development for Higher Education was held in Lviv, Ukraine. We had the most interesting, inspiring and fruitful days in a beautiful city. Dr Shepherd Urenje from SWEDESD introduced and led the discussion of how to continue with changes in learning. All participants presented their Change projects. Beside the class activities, we got an introduction to our hosting university, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, and made a study visit to the neighbour Lviv Polytechnic National University. I am also glad that we had time for social [...]

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Student conference 2020

2020-04-03T08:47:28+00:00February 27th, 2020|Courses for students, Events, News|

The Baltic University Programme’s annual student conference 2020 has the topic Sustainable Food Production in Conditions of Climate Change. The conference aims develop the participants knowledge and spark new ideas in a four-days conference in Slovakia. (13-16 of May, 2020) --> CANCELLED! NEW DATE TO COME Nitra, Slovakia Max 80 students More information and application

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