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Association of Commonwealth Universities


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Formation 1913
Type Charitable organization
Headquarters London
Acting Secretary General Professor John Tarrant
Website http://www.acu.ac.uk/

The Association of Commonwealth Universities represents over 480 universities from Commonwealth countries. The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... A charitable organization (also known as a charity) is a trust, company or unincorporated association established for charitable purposes only. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...


"We serve our member institutions by advancing international co-operation and understanding in higher education, and by providing a broad range of services and facilities."


History

In 1912, the University of London took the iniative to assemble 53 representatives of universities in London to hold a Congress of Universities of the Empire. They decided they needed a "bureau of information." Its affairs would be handled by a committee representing universities at home and abroad. In 1913 the office opened as the Universities Bureau of the British Empire. They incorporated under license of the Board of Trade in 1919 and received a grant of £5000 to operate an office premises, with the understanding that the universities of the Empire would fund its maintenance. In 1948 the name was changed to Association of Universities of the British Commonwealth, and in 1963 it changed to its current name. 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The University of London is a university based primarily in London. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The Commonwealth Realms, shown in pink A Commonwealth Realm is any one of the sixteen sovereign states within the Commonwealth of Nations that recognise Elizabeth II as their respective monarch. ... To license or grant license is to give permission. ... The Board of Trade circa 1808. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 1986, Queen Elizabeth II became patron of the Association of Commonwealth Universities. Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of sixteen sovereign states, holding each crown and title equally. ... Generally, patronage is the act of supporting or favoring some person, group, or institution. ...


Members

Australia

The University of Adelaide (colloquially Adelaide University or Adelaide Uni) is a public university located in Adelaide. ... Australian Catholic University The Australian Catholic University, or ACU National, is a Roman Catholic, public, multi-campus, multi-state university, based in eastern Australia, open to all staff and students regardless of their religious beliefs. ... AMC Logo The Australian Maritime College (AMC) is a tertiary education institution based in Launceston, Tasmania. ... The University of Ballarat is a dual-sector university in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. ... Bond University is a private university located in Robina, Queensland, Australia. ... The University of Canberra is a university, primarily located in the suburb of Bruce in Canberra, the capital of Australia, near the Belconnen town centre. ... Central Queensland University (CQU) Central Queensland University (CQU), is Australias largest public funded regional university. ... Charles Darwin University Charles Darwin University (CDU) is located in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. ... CD Blake Auditorium, Bathurst campus, CSU Charles Sturt University (CSU) is an Australian multi-campus university in New South Wales. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Deakin University is a large Australian public university with around 32,000 students studying Bachelor, Masters, Doctoral and Professional programs as of 2004. ... Edith Cowan University (ECU) is located in Perth, Western Australia, (). It is named after Edith Dircksey Cowan, who was the first woman to be elected to an Australian Parliament. ... Flinders University, or The Flinders University of South Australia, is a public university in Adelaide. ... Griffith University is an Australian public university with five campuses in Queensland between Brisbane and the Gold Coast. ... James Cook University (JCU) is a university based in Townsville, Queensland, Australia and was founded in 1970 as the first tertiary education institution in North Queensland (although the first may have been the local TAFE college instead). ... La Trobe University is a multi-campus university in Victoria, Australia. ... Macquarie University is an Australian university located in Sydney. ... The University of Melbourne, is a public university located in Melbourne, Victoria. ... Robert Menzies Building at the Clayton Campus Monash University is a public university, with campuses located in Victoria, Malaysia and South Africa. ... Murdoch University is a university with its main campus at Murdoch, 14km south of Perth, Western Australia, along South Street near the Kwinana Freeway ( ). It commenced operations as WAs second university in 1973, and accepted its first students in 1975. ... The University of New England (UNE) was originally formed in 1938 as the New England University College, a College of the University of Sydney. ... The University of Newcastle is a public university located in Callaghan, a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales. ... The University of Queensland (UQ) is the longest-established university in the state of Queensland, Australia, and a member of Australias Group of Eight. ... QUT Gardens Point Campus Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is located in Brisbane, Queensland, and is one of Australias largest universities. ... -1... The University of South Australia, or UniSA, is a public university in the Australian state of South Australia. ... Southern Cross University (SCU) is a university based on the Mid North and North coast of New South Wales, Australia. ... The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is based in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. ... Established in 1996, the University of the Sunshine Coast is a very small public university (by Australian standards), having around 5,000 students and 700 staff. ... Swinburne University of Technology is a university based in a number of campuses in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. ... The University of Sydney, established in Sydney in 1850, is the oldest university in Australia. ... Centenary Building, Sandy Bay campus The University of Tasmania (also abbreviated as UTAS, UTas or Tas Uni) is an Australian university, with three campuses in Tasmania. ... The UTS tower on Broadway The University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), is a university in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... Victoria University may refer to: Victoria University of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh (see www. ... The University of Western Australia (UWA) is the oldest university in the state of Western Australia. ... The University of Western Sydney is a public, multi-campus, higher educational institute located in the Western Sydney region of New South Wales, Australia. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...

Bangladesh

Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) was established as the only university of its kind in Bangladesh in 1961. ... Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Bangla: বাংলাদেশ প্রকৌশল বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় Bangladesh Prokoushol Bishshobiddalôe) or BUET is a Government Engineering University in Bangladesh. ... The Bangladesh Open University (acronym BOU) is an open university focused on providing education to the disadvantage rural areas of Bangladesh. ... University of Chittagong (Bangla: চট্টগ্রাম বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) is a public university situated at Hathazari in Chittagong, Bangladesh. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... International University of Business Agriculture and Technology or (IUBAT) is the non government university located in Bangladesh. ... Islamic University of Bangladesh is a university in Bangladesh sponsored by the Organization of the Islamic Conference. ... Jahangirnagar University (Bengali: ) is a reputed public university of Bangladesh. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A national university is a university created or run by a national government. ... Rajshahi University (Bangla: রাজশাহী বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) is the second largest university in Bangladesh. ... Shahjalal University of Science and Technology is a technical university located in Sylhet, Bangladesh. ...

Barbados

The University of the West Indies, also known as UWI, is an autonomous regional institution supported by and serving 16 countries and territories in the Caribbean - Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. ...

Botswana

The University of Botswana, or UB was established in 1982 as the first institution of Higher Education in Botswana. ...

Brunei Darussalam

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Cameroon

  • University of Buea
  • University of Dschang
  • University of Ngaoundéré
  • University of Yaounde I
  • University of Yaounde II

The University of Dschang (Universite de Dschang) is a university located in Dschang, Cameroon. ...

Canada

The University of Alberta (U of A) is a public coeducational research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ... Athabasca University, headquartered in Athabasca, Alberta, is a fully accredited institution specialized in the delivery of distance education courses and programs. ... Brandon University is a Canadian university located in the city of Brandon, Manitoba with an enrolment of 3383 (2005) full-time and part-time students. ... Brock University is a modern comprehensive university located in St. ... Arch marking entrance to campus The University of Calgary is a public university located in the north-western quadrant of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ... This article is about the university in Ottawa, Ontario. ... Concordia University is a large urban university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, one of Montreals two universities that teach primarily in the English language (the other being McGill University). ... Dalhousie University is a university located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. ... The University of Lethbridge sits among the coulees on the scenic west side of the Oldman River in the city of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. ... McMaster University is a medium-sized research-intensive university located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, with an enrollment of 18,238 full-time and 3,836 part-time students (as of 2006). ... The University of Manitoba is the largest university of the province of Manitoba, most comprehensive and only research-intensive post-secondary educational institution. ... Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface The Collège Universitaire de Saint-Boniface, or CUSB, is a university college affiliated with the University of Manitoba and located in Saint Boniface, Manitoba. ... Memorial University of Newfoundland, (popularly known as Memorial University or MUN) is a comprehensive university located primarily in St. ... The Université de Montréal (UdeM) (translated into English commonly as (the) University of Montreal) is one of six universities in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Located in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, Mount Allison University is a highly regarded liberal arts university, consistently ranked as one of the top undergraduate universities in Canada. ... The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is a Canadian university located in the province of New Brunswick. ... Nipissing University is a primarily undergraduate university with a reputation for excellence in numerous programs and areas of study. ... The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) is a small, primarily undergraduate university whose main campus is in Prince George, British Columbia. ... For the university in Ottawa, Kansas, see Ottawa University. ... Saint Paul University (French: Université Saint Paul) is a federated Catholic university of the University of Ottawa, located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. ... Queens University, or simply Queens, is a coeducational, nonsectarian university located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, on the edge of Lake Ontario. ... Ryerson University is a public university located in downtown Toronto, Canada. ... Royal Roads University (RRU) is a public university located in Colwood, a suburb of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. ... Saint Marys University is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. ... Lilium University of Saskatchewan - The University of Saskatchewan Centennial Lily by plant breeder Donna Hay. ... St. ... Simon Fraser University (SFU) is located in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, part of the metropolitan area of Vancouver, British Columbia. ... The University of Toronto (U of T) is a public research university in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... The Brennan Hall complex at St. ... For other institutions named Trinity College, see Trinity College. ... Victoria University (Vic for short) is a federated school of the University of Toronto, consisting of Victoria College and Emmanuel College. ... Trent University is a liberal arts oriented institution located along the Otonabee River in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. ... The University of Victoria (usually known as UVic, though originally as U of V) is located in Greater Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (northeast of Victoria). ... The University of Waterloo (also referred to as UW, UWaterloo, or Waterloo) is a medium-sized research-intensive public university in the city of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. ... Saint Jeromes University is a public Roman Catholic University in Waterloo, Ontario. ... The University of Western Ontario (known as Western, as well as UWO or Western Ontario) is a research university located in London, Ontario, Canada. ... Brescia University College is a Catholic liberal arts college for women located in London, Ontario, Canada. ... Huron University College is an affiliated college of the University of Western Ontario. ... Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU) is a public university located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. ... The University of Winnipeg received its charter in 1967 but its roots date back more than 130 years. ...

Cyprus

The University of Cyprus (UCY)(in Greek: Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου)is a young university established in 1989. ...

Fiji

The University of the South Pacific (USP) is the premier provider of tertiary education in the Pacific Region, and an international centre of excellence for teaching and research on all aspects of Pacific culture and environment. ...

Ghana

The University of Cape Coast, Ghana, was established in 1962 out of a dire need for highly qualified and skilled manpower in education to provide leadership and enlightenment. ... The University for Development Studies, Tamale was established in 1992 as a multi-campus institution. ... The University of Education at Winneba (UEW) is a university in Winneba, Ghana. ... The University of Ghana is the oldest and largest of the five Ghanaian public universities. ... Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology is a technical university located in Kumasi, Ghana. ...

Guyana

The University of Guyana, in Georgetown, Guyana, was established in 1963 by the PPP administration. ...

Hong Kong

The Chinese University of Hong Kong or 香港中文大學 (Cantonese IPA: , Jyutping: hoeng1 gong2 zung1 man4 daai6 hok6, Mandarin Pinyin: XiānggÇŽng Zhōngwén Dàxué), commonly referred to as CUHK or 中大 (Chung Tai, Cantonese IPA: tsÊŠÅ‹55 taːi33, Jyutping: zung1 daai6), is the second oldest universities in Hong... The University of Hong Kong (HKU ; Chinese: 香港大學; Jyutping: hoeng1 gong2 daai6 hok6; Mandarin Pinyin: ), is the oldest and most prestigious tertiary institution in Hong Kong. ... OUHK viewed from Good Shepherd Street OUHK viewed from Fat Kwong Street The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK, OpenU, Traditional Chinese: ) is a Hong Kong university providing sub-degree, degree and postgraduate courses leading to awards and qualifications principally through a system of open access and distance education. ...

India

Alagappa University is located on about 420 acres in the business town of Karaikudi in Sivaganga District in Tamil Nadu, India. ... Andhra University, located in Visakhapatnam, is one of the older premier universities in India with a broad focus. ... // Assam University The Assam University came into being by an Act of Parliament in May 1989. ... Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is a major university located in Varanasi, India. ... Bangalore University is a public university located in Bangalore, Karnataka State, India. ... Barkatullah University is named after the great freedom fighter, Prof. ... Institute Main Building, BIT Mesra Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, (Hindi: बिरला प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान मेसरा ) (commonly known as BIT, Mesra or BIT, Ranchi) is a premier autonomous engineering institute located at Ranchi in India. ... It has been suggested that R.Shankar Memorial SNDP Yogam College,Koyilandy be merged into this article or section. ... Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT) is a university in Kochi, also known as Cochin alias Ernakulam. ... The University of Delhi (Hindi: दिल्ली विश्वविद्यालय) is a university in India. ... Devi Ahilya University, also called Indore University is a major university in Indore. ... The University of Sagar (Saugar), Hindi: सागर विश्वविद्यालय also known as Dr. Hari Singh Gour University, is a public university in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India. ... Gauhati University, the first University of North East India, located in Jalukbari area in the western part Guwahati city, was established in the year 1948. ... The University of Hyderabad is a premier institute of post-graduate teaching and research, established by an act of the Parliament of India in 1974 as a central university. ... Himachal Pradesh University is a public university in Shimla, India. ... University of Jammu was estabilished in 1969 besides the Tawi river. ... The sprawling campus of Jawaharlal Nehru University is located in New Delhi, the capital of India. ... Jiwaji University is an affiliating university situated in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India. ... The University of Madras is one of the three oldest universities in India (along with University of Mumbai and University of Calcutta). ... The University of Lucknow is an university in the city of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. ... Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University (also called MPBOU) is an open university, using distance education, located in Madhya Pradesh, India. ... The University of Kerala was a university located in Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala state, India. ... The University of Mumbai (मुंबई विद्यापीठ)(formerly University of Bombay) is a university situated in Maharashtra state of India. ... Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences, established in 1995, is the first government-private initiative in the region. ...

Jamaica

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The University of the West Indies, also known as UWI, is an autonomous regional institution supported by and serving 16 countries and territories in the Caribbean - Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. ...

Kenya

University of Eastern Africa, Baraton (UEAB) is a non-profit private university located about 50km from Eldoret Kenya. ... Egerton University is a public university whose main campus is located in Njoro, near the city of Nakuru, Kenya. ... Maseno University is a university in Kenya. ... Moi University is a university in Eldoret, western Kenya. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion, because: no content If you disagree with its speedy deletion, please explain why on its talk page or at Wikipedia:Speedy deletions. ...

Lesotho

The National University of Lesotho is situated at Roma (pop. ...

Malawi

The University of Malawi is an educational institution located in Zomba, in Southern Malawi. ... Mzuzu University is one of the principal universities of Malawi. ...

Malaysia

The International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) is a private publicly-funded university in Malaysia. ... The University of Malaya (or Universiti Malaya in Malay; commonly abbreviated as UM) is the oldest university in Malaysia, and is situated on a 750 acre (3. ... Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) was officially incorporated on 24 December 1992. ... Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia) was established in May 1970. ...

Malta

The University of Malta is the highest teaching institution in the Republic of Malta. ...

Mauritius

The Government of Mauritius approved the setting up of the University of Technology, Mauritius in January 2000 and The University of Technology, Mauritius Act was proclaimed on 21st June 2000. ...

Mozambique

The Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (Portuguese, Eduardo Mondlane University) is the oldest and largest university in Mozambique. ...

Namibia

The University of Namibia is a university located in Windhoek, Namibia. ...

New Zealand

The University of Auckland (Māori: Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau) is New Zealands largest research-based university. ... The Auckland University of Technology (AUT University) is the newest university in New Zealand (NZ), formed on 1 January 2000 when the Auckland Institute of Technology was granted university status. ... This page is about the New Zealand University. ... Lincoln University is New Zealands second newest university, formed in 1990 when Lincoln College, Canterbury was made independent of the University of Canterbury. ... Massey University is New Zealands largest university with approximately 40,000 students. ... The University of Otago (Māori: ) in Dunedin is New Zealands oldest university with over 20,000 students enrolled during 2006. ... Victoria Universitys Kelburn Campus. ... The University of Waikato is located in Hamilton and Tauranga, New Zealand, and was established in 1964. ...

Nigeria

Abia State University is one of the eleven state universities which complement the Federal University System in Nigeria. ... Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), is a federal university located in Bauchi, northern Nigeria. ... The University of Ado Ekiti is a state-owned university in Nigeria. ... The University of Agriculture is a specialist University located in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. ... The University of Agriculture in Makurdi, Nigeria is a higher education institution. ... Ahmadu Bello University is the largest university in West Africa. ... Ambrose Alli University is one of the Universities in Nigeria established in 1981 as a centre of excellence. ... Bayero University is situated in Kano, Nigeria. ... The University of Benin, in Benin City, Nigeria, is one of the countrys major universities. ... The University of Calabar is a university situated in the city Calabar, in the southeastern region of Nigeria. ... Ebonyi State University, Nigeria, was founded in 1996 during the creation of the state of Ebonyi. ... The Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) was founded in 1981 under a drive by the then military government of Nigeria to create universities that specialised in producing graduates with practical as well as theoretical knowledge of the latest technologies in common use around the world. ... The University of Ibadan is Nigerias oldest university, and is located five miles (8 kilometres) from the centre of the major city of Ibadan in Western Nigeria. ... The University of Jos is a public university in the city of Jos in Plateau state, central Nigeria. ... The factual accuracy of this article is disputed. ... Lagos State University (LASU) was established in 1983 by the enabling Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, for the advancement of learning and establishment of academic excellence. ... The University of Maiduguri is located in Maiduguri, a city in Borno State in northeast Nigeria. ... The University of Nigeria is a university situated in the Enugu State town of Nsukka. ... Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka is a Federal university in Nigeria. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, is a state-owned and operated university in Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State Nigeria. ... Rivers State University of Science and Technology (also called RSUST) is a University in Rivers State (Treasure base of the nation), Nigeria. ... University of Uyo (UNIUYO) is located in Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria. ...

Pakistan

The Aga Khan University (AKU) is an elite coeducational university in Pakistan. ... University of Arid Agriculture is a government owned university of Pakistan, situated in Rawalpindi, near the capital of the country, Islamabad. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, commonly referred to as UET Lahore is one of the leading engineering universities of Pakistan, and the oldest of them all, offering Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral degrees in a variety of disciplines. ... Foundation University is a Philippine educational institution in Dumaguete City in the province of Negros Oriental. ... Ghulam Ishaq Khan (GIK) Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology - GIKI is one of the premier institutes of higher learning in Pakistan. ... The University of Karachi (Urdu: جامعہ كراچى ) is located in the city of Karachi, Province of Sindh, Pakistan. ... The Main Entrance. ... Mehran University of Engineering and Technology is a degree awarding institution in Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan. ... The National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) is a public university located at several campuses in Pakistan. ... University of the Punjab (abbreviated as PU) (Urdu: جامعه پنجاب), colloquially known as Punjab University, is located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. ... Riphah International University is located at Islamabad, Pakistan. ... The University of Sindh is the second-oldest university in Pakistan. ... Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology is located in Karachi, Pakistan. ...

Papua New Guinea

The University of Goroka is a university in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea. ... The University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) was established by ordinance of the Australian administration in 1965. ... The Unitech Kopi Haus (coffee house) The Papua New Guinea University of Technology or Unitech is based 8 km outside of Lae, in the Morobe Province of Papua New Guinea. ...

Sierra Leone

The University of Sierra Leone is the name of the former unitary public university system in Sierra Leone, which, as of May 2005, was reconstitued into the individual colleges of Fourah Bay College and Njala University college. ...

Singapore

Nanyang Technological University (Abbreviation: NTU; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: , abbreviated 南大; Malay: Universiti Teknologi Nanyang) is a major research university in Singapore. ... University Cultural Centre The National University of Singapore (Abbreviation: NUS; Simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; Abbreviated 国大; Malay: Universiti Nasional Singapura; Tamil: சிங்கப்பூர் தேசிய பல்கலைக்கழகம்) is Singapores oldest university. ...

South Africa

The University of Cape Town, abbreviated as UCT, is a public university located on the Rhodes Estate on the slopes of Devils Peak, in Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa. ... Fort Hare University is located on the Tyhume river in a South African town known as Alice in English or as eDikeni in the local Xhosa language. ... The University of the Free State is situated in Bloemfontein, the capital of the Free State Province. ... The University of Johannesburg came into existence on 1 January 2005 as the result of a merger between the former campuses of the Rand Afrikaans University, Technikon Witwatersrand, and some campuses of Vista University. ... It has been suggested that University of Durban-Westville be merged into this article or section. ... The University of Limpopo is a university in the Limpopo Province, South Africa. ... Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) is a South African tertiary education institution with its main administration in the coastal city of Port Elizabeth. ... ÁÊã{} This page is a candidate for speedy deletion, because: theres no such thing: Northwest University is not hyphenated If you disagree with its speedy deletion, please explain why on its talk page or at Wikipedia:Speedy deletions. ... The University of Pretoria is a university in South Africa, with a total of about 38 499 students being enrolled in 2005. ... Rhodes University is a university in South Africa. ... Note: UniSA can also refer to the University of South Australia. ... Stellenbosch University is an internationally recognised university which is situated in the town of Stellenbosch, South Africa. ... University of Venda, situated in the fast growing town of Thohoyandou on the southern slopes of the Soutpansberg Mountains, has repositioned itself in accordance with the social and economic needs of South Africa and the international community. ... The University of the Western Cape is a university located in the Belville suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. ... The University of the Witwatersrand (pronounced vit-vaters-rant, with flat vowels -- see South African English) is a leading South African university situated in Johannesburg. ...

Sri Lanka

The University of Colombo (also known as UoC), Sri Lankas oldest university, is located in the urban centre of Colombo. ... The Eastern University of Sri Lanka is a university situated in the eastern province of Sri Lanka, Batticaloa. ... University of Jaffna // Jaffna University has two campuses. ... University of Kelaniya The University of Kelaniya is one of the main State Universities of Sri Lanka. ... The General Sir John Kotelawala Defence Academy (KDA) located in Ratmalana, Colombo, is a joint services academy where cadets of the three wings Sri Lanka Army, Sri Lanka Navy and Sri Lanka Air Force are trained together before they go for their pre-commission training to their respective academies. ... The University of Moratuwa, located on the banks of the Bolgoda Lake in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, is one of the top technical universities in Sri Lanka. ... This article, image, template or category should belong in one or more categories. ... University of Peradeniya is the second oldest university of Sri Lanka and is a renowned state university, funded by the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka . ... The Sabaragamuwa University located in Belihuloya, Balangoda , Sri Lanka. ... The University of Sri Jayewardenepura is one of the leading universities of Sri Lanka. ... == WAYAMBA UNIVERSITY OF SRI LANKA == The wayamba Universitys Excelence [1] // The Wayamba Campus of the Rajarata University of Sri Lanka was established on the recommendation of a Committee consisting of Hon. ...

Swaziland

The University of Swaziland is the largest university in Swaziland. ...

Tanzania

The University of Dar es Salaam is a university in the Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam. ... ZU Logo Zanzibar University is a university in Zanzibar. ...

Trinidad and Tobago

  • University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus

Uganda

The Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU) is a facility for the advanced study of Islam based in Mbale, Uganda. ... Makerere University is Ugandas largest university. ... Mbarara University of Science & Technology (MUST) is a university in Mbarara, Uganda, founded in 1989. ... Uganda Christian University (UCU) is a private church-founded university with approximately 6,000 students. ... Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) is located at, Nkozi, a small town that is 83 kms west of Kampala (the capital city of Uganda) on the Kampala-Masaka road. ...

United Kingdom

The University of Aberdeen was founded in 1495, in Aberdeen, Scotland. ... The University of Abertay Dundee, usually known simply as Abertay University, is a university in Dundee, Scotland. ... The University of the Arts London is a federal university and Europes largest and leading centre for education in art communication and design. ... Aston University from the Aston Expressway Aston University is a plate glass campus university, situated on a 40-acre (0. ... The University of Bath is a campus university located near Bath, England. ... Website http://www. ... The University of Bolton (formerly Bolton Institute of Higher Education) is a university in Bolton in the United Kingdom. ... Bournemouth University is a university in and around the large south coast town of Bournemouth, UK (although its main campus is actually situated in neighbouring Poole). ... The University of Bradford is a university in Bradford, West Yorkshire in the United Kingdom. ... The University of Bristol is a university in Bristol, England. ... Brunel University is a university situated in West London, England. ... The University of Cambridge (often Cambridge University), located in Cambridge, England, is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and has a reputation as one of the worlds most prestigious universities. ... The main building of Cardiff University Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Cardiff University Cardiff University (Welsh: Prifysgol Caerdydd) is a leading university located in the civic centre of Cardiff, Wales. ... The University of Central England in Birmingham (UCE) is a major university, located in the city of Birmingham, England. ... Coventry University is a post-1992 university in Coventry, UK. Under the terms of the Further and Higher Education Act of 1992, the institutions name was changed from Coventry Polytechnic to Coventry University. ... // Cranfield University is a British postgraduate university based on three campuses. ... De Montfort University (DMU) is one of two universities situated in the city of Leicester, England. ... The University of Dundee is the principal university in the city and Royal burgh of Dundee, Scotland. ... Affiliations 1994 Group European University Association Association of MBAs EQUIS Universities UK N8 Group Association of Commonwealth Universities Website http://www. ... The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a leading campus university located in Norwich, Norfolk, England, founded as part of the British Governments New Universities programme in the 1960s. ... The University of East London (UEL) is a university in East London. ... The University of Edinburgh (Scottish Gaelic: ), founded in 1582,[4] is a renowned centre for teaching and research in Edinburgh, Scotland. ... The University of Exeter (usually abbreviated as Exon. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Master of Theology (MTh) Dentistry Nursing Affiliations Russell Group, Universitas 21 Website http://www. ... Glasgow Caledonian University is a University in Glasgow, Scotland. ... Statue of George II in the Grand Square of the University, with the dome above the Chapel entrance to the left. ... The entrance to main reception at the Edinburgh campus. ... The University of Hertfordshire is a modern university based largely in Hatfield, in the county of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, from which the university takes its name. ... The University of Huddersfield is a University in the town of Huddersfield, England. ... The Venn Building The University of Hull, also known as Hull University, is an English university located in Hull (or Kingston upon Hull), a city in the East Riding of Yorkshire. ... Keele University is a research-intensive campus university located near Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire, England. ... The University of Kent is a plate glass campus university in Kent, England. ... Kingston University is a university in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, south-west London. ... Lancaster University (officially the University of Lancaster) is a collegiate campus university in Lancaster, England. ... The University of Leeds is a major teaching and research university, one of the largest in the United Kingdom with over 32,000 full-time students. ... Leeds Metropolitan University Leeds Metropolitan University is a university with campuses in Leeds and Harrogate, Yorkshire, England. ... University of Leicester seen from Victoria Park - Left to right: the Department of Engineering, the Attenborough tower, the Charles Wilson building. ... This page is about the British university. ... The University of Liverpool is a university in the city of Liverpool, England. ... Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is a university in Liverpool, England. ... The University of London is a university based primarily in London. ... Birkbeck, University of London, sometimes referred to by its former name Birkbeck College or by the abbreviation BBK, is a College of the University of London. ... The Central School of Speech and Drama is a United Kingdom government funded higher education college in London. ... The Courtauld Institute of Art is a listed organisation of the University of London specialising in the study of the history of art. ... The Main Building The Ben Pimlott Building Goldsmiths College, University of London (founded in 1891 as Goldsmiths Technical and Recreative Institute) is a college of the University of London specialising in teaching of and research into creative, cultural and cognitive disciplines. ... Heythrop College is a college of the University of London situated in Kensington Square, Kensington, London. ... Imperial College London (also known as Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine) is a British university institution and a constituent college of the University of London. ... The Institute of Cancer Research is a college within the University of London. ... The Institute of Education (IoE) is a postgraduate college and part of the University of London. ... Mascot Reggie the lion Affiliations University of London Russell Group Golden Triangle Website http://www. ... London Business School, in London (UK) is an international business school and a constituent college of the University of London. ... The London School of Economics and Political Science, often called the London School of Economics or the LSE, is one of the worlds major specialist universities in economics and social sciences. ... Main entrance The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM or the London School) is a leading postgraduate institution in Europe for public health and tropical medicine, and is associated with the World Health Organization (WHO). ... Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) (until 2000 Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London and still called that in its charter [1] and occasionally still abbreviated to QMW) is the fourth largest College of the University of London. ... The Royal Academy of Music (RAM) is a constituent college of the University of London, and is one of the worlds leading music institutions. ... Affiliations 1994 Group University of London ACU AMBA Website http://www. ... The Royal Veterinary College is the oldest and largest veterinary school in the United Kingdom. ... St Georges, University of London (SGUL) is a specialist medical college of the University of London. ... The School of Oriental and African Studies (commonly abbreviated to SOAS, pronounced [sÉ™uæs] or [sÉ™uæz]) is one of the leading universities of the United Kingdom and also a constituent college of the University of London. ... School of Pharmacy The School of Pharmacy is a constituent college of the University of London. ... Affiliations University of London Russell Group LERU EUA ACU Golden Triangle G5 Website http://www. ... The University of London Institute in Paris (abbreviated ULIP) is a remote college of the University of London located in Paris. ... The School of Advanced Study is a listed organisation of the University of London. ... The Institute for the Study of the Americas was founded in August 2004 through a merger of the Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS) with the Institute of United States Studies (IUSS), both of which had been founded in 1965 at 31 Tavistock Square. ... The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) is part of the School of Advanced Study of the University of London. ... The Institute of Commonwealth Studies was founded by the University of London in 1949 to promote academic study of the Commonwealth of Nations and its constituent countries. ... The Institute of Historical Research (or IHR) is a British educational organisation providing resources and training for historical researchers. ... The Warburg Institute is a research institution associated with the University of London. ... London Metropolitan University (sometimes abbreviated LMU or London Met) is a university in London. ... London South Bank University is a central London university with around 20,000 students and 1,700 staff in the London Borough of Southwark. ... Loughborough University is located in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire in the East Midlands of England. ... The University of Manchester is a university located in Manchester, England. ... Manchester Metropolitan University is based in Manchester, England. ... Middlesex University is a university in north London, England, located in the historic county boundaries of Middlesex (from which it takes its name). ... Napier University is a university in Edinburgh, Scotland. ... Newcastle University is a British university located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the north of England. ... The Northumbria University is located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the north of England. ... The University of Nottingham is a leading research and teaching university in the city of Nottingham, in the East Midlands of England. ... Arkwright Building Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is a university in Nottingham, England. ... Affiliations Alliance of Non-Aligned Universities, Association of Commonwealth Universities, European Association of Distance Teaching Universities, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Website http://www. ... The University of Oxford (usually abbreviated as Oxon. ... Oxford Brookes University is a public university in Oxford, England. ... The University of Plymouth is the largest university in the southwest of England, with over 30,000 students and is the fifth largest UK university based on student population. ... The University of Portsmouth is the only university in the city of Portsmouth, Hampshire. ... Queen Margaret University (formerly Queen Margaret University College) is a university in Edinburgh, Scotland. ... Queens University Belfast is a university in Belfast, Northern Ireland and a member of the Russell Group (a lobby group of major research universities in the United Kingdom). ... Whiteknights Lake Whiteknights Lake in winter The University Great Hall, on the London Road Campus The University of Reading is a university in the English town of Reading, Berkshire. ... The Robert Gordon University (often known as RGU) is a modern University located in Aberdeen, Scotland, with an emphasis on providing high quality higher education and research from undergraduate to doctorate level. ... An artists view of the Whitelands College, Roehampton Univeristy Roehampton University is a campus university situated on two major sites at Roehampton in south-west London, in the United Kingdom. ... St Marys College Bute Medical School St Leonards College[5][6] Affiliations 1994 Group Website http://www. ... The University of Salford is a large University situated in the city of Salford in Greater Manchester, England. ... The University of Sheffield is a research university, located in Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England. ... Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) is a university in Sheffield, England. ... The University of Southampton is a university situated in the city of Southampton, on the south coast of Great Britain. ... The University of Stirling is a campus university created in 1967, and located on the outskirts of Stirling in central Scotland. ... The University of Strathclyde is a university in Glasgow, Scotland. ... St Peters Campus The University of Sunderland is located in the City of Sunderland in North East England. ... The University of Surrey is a public university in Guildford, England. ... Thames Valley University (TVU) is a British university based on campuses in Slough, Reading and Ealing, all in the Thames Valley area west of London. ... The University of Ulster (UU) is a multi-centre university located in Northern Ireland and is the largest single university on the island of Ireland, discounting the federal National University of Ireland. ... The University of Wales (Prifysgol Cymru in Welsh) is a federal university founded in 1893. ... The University of Wales, Swansea (Welsh: Prifysgol Cymru, Abertawe; styled as: Swansea University) is a constituent institution of the federal University of Wales, located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. ... Affiliations University of Wales AMBA ACU Universities UK HiPACT Website http://www. ... Affiliations University of Wales Website http://www. ... University of Wales, Lampeter Prifysgol Cymru, Llanbedr Pont Steffan   University of Wales, Lampeter (Welsh: Prifysgol Cymru, Llanbedr Pont Steffan) is a university in Lampeter, Wales, the oldest degree awarding institution in Wales, and the third oldest in England and Wales after Oxford and Cambridge. ... Affiliations University of Wales, Coalition of Modern Universities, Association of Commonwealth Universities Website http://www. ... The University of Wales, Newport is a University of Wales institution located in Newport. ... The North East Wales Institute of Higher Education (Welsh: Athrofa Addysg Uwch Gogledd Ddwyrain Cymru, commonly: NEWI, officially North East Wales Institute of Higher Education also University of Wales, NEWI) is a higher education institution based in Wrexham, in North Wales, UK. At present, NEWI is a full member of... // Swansea Institute of Higher Education Swansea Institute of Higher Education was born in 1992, when it achieved its status as an independent Higher Education Corporation, but its roots go back over 150 years. ... Trinity College, Carmarthen Trinity College, Carmarthen is a higher education college in Carmarthen, West Wales. ... The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama (Welsh: Coleg Brenhinol Cerdd a Drama Cymru) is a prestigious conservatoire located in Cardiff. ... The University of Warwick is a British campus university located on the outskirts of Coventry, West Midlands, England. ... The University of the West of England (abbrev. ... The University of Westminster is a university in London, England, formed in 1992 as a result of the Further and Higher Education Act, 1992, which allowed the London Polytechnic (Polytechnic of Central London or PCL ) to rename itself as a university. ... The University of Wolverhampton is a British university, located on four campuses across the West Midlands and Shropshire. ... The University of York is a campus university in York, England. ...

Zambia

The University of Zambia is Zambias largest university, founded in 1966. ...

Zimbabwe

Africa University is a, private, Pan-African and United Methodist-Related institution. ... Bindura University of Science Education is a Zimbabwean university offering cources mainly in science education though recently courses in commerce and computer science are now being offered. ... Midlands State University is a university in Zimbabwe offering different courses mainly in the commercial and arts sector. ... The University of Zimbabwe (UZ), is the first, largest and most complete university in Zimbabwe. ...

References

  • ACU member universities

External links

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities

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Conference of Executive Heads 2006 :: Association of Commonwealth Universities (657 words)
Universities, like other state institutions, are mandated to serve the common good and to achieve that they are required to be agents of social change, an international gathering of academic leaders was told today.
Delivering a keynote address to the Association of Commonwealth Universities Conference of Executive Deans being held at the University of Adelaide, Dr Lynn Arnold said it was important but not sufficient for universities to produce enough graduates in appropriate disciplines for a country’s development needs and provide a foundation for research and scholarship.
University leaders must work together to ensure universities continue to be the drivers of social, cultural and economic development for the benefit of the whole Commonwealth.
Reporter Special 12/11/97: The Association of Commonwealth Universities (874 words)
The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan was created to enable Commonwealth students of high intellectual promise to pursue studies in Commonwealth countries other than their own so that on their return home they could make a distinctive contribution to life there, and to mutual understanding within the Commonwealth.
They are intended for study leading to a postgraduate qualification of a university in the awarding country, but may occasionally be held for research for a British degree supervised at a university in the awarding country.
The Commonwealth Universities Yearbook, produced by the Association of Commonwealth Universities and available for consultation at British universities and many large libraries will help candidates to discover whether and where study facilities are likely to be available in their subject.
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