Bringing Leading Global Universities Together
Shared excellence. Shared knowledge. Shared experiences.
Universitas 21 (U21) is a unique global network that brings together 28 world-leading, research-intensive universities who share a common belief in the value of collaboration and internationalisation. From Belgium to Chile, South Korea to South Africa, our member-led initiatives and programmes are designed to benefit staff, students and member institutions, through sharing resources, learning together and co-designing solutions to our common challenges. Our dynamic approach has helped nurture a global network of over 1 million students and 200,000 staff, inspiring institutional innovation for over 20 years.
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Celebrating 25 Years of U21
Ahead of the U21 AGM hosted by the University of Birmingham on the 4th - 6th May, Provost Jenny Dixon reflects on and celebrates 25 years of U21.
Rachel Sandison Appointed Chair of U21 Student Experience
Universitas 21 is delighted to announce that Rachel Sandison Deputy Vice Chancellor - External Engagement and Vice Principal - External Relations, University of Glasgow, has been appointed as the new Chair of the Student Experience Cluster.
Opinion -Whatever dark turns our age takes, academic exchange must continue
The pandemic underlined the value of international university alliances for sharing problems – and solutions, says David Eastwood
University of Sydney joins U21
It is with great pleasure that Universitas 21 welcomes the University of Sydney as the newest member of its global network of research-intensive universities. The network now comprises 28 world-leading institutions who share a common belief in the value of collaboration and internationalisation.
RISE up and support student sustainability
RISE projects offer a unique opportunity for the U21 network and its members to contribute to global challenges via grassroots, community-focused initiatives.
Brave New Realities: U21 presents its alternative approach to sustainable online learning
"Ultimately it’s about equipping students with the skills they need to take practical action now on the Sustainable Development Goals they are most passionate about and inspire them to go out into the world and make a difference."