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SRUC new member in GCUA 2030

Published: 19 May 2020
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We welcome SRUC, Scotland's Rural College, as a new member of Global Challenge University Alliance, GCUA 2030. SRUC is the twelfth member in the network.

"SRUC exists to deliver comprehensive skills, education and business support for Scotland’s land-based industries, founded on world class and sector-leading research, education and consultancy. The integration of these three complementary ‘knowledge exchange’ services is of significant value to all with an interest in land-based activities – be they learners, businesses, communities or policy-makers." - SRUC's website.

Become a member of GCUA 2030?

Please send an application considering the following assessment criteria to the GCUA 2030 coordinator. An application will be discussed and decided upon at the General Assembly.

Partner universities should:

  • Offer education at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels
  • Have an (documented) interest in developing international networks for PhD students
  • Describe what will be the contribution to GCUA 2030 (e.g. type of activities etc.)
  • Describe how the university works with the implementation of the UN sustainable development goals and how this will have an impact on work within GCUA 2030.

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GCUA 2030 coordinator

Elisabeth Rajala
Telephone: +46 18 672036, +46 73 801 33 56