University of California, Berkeley
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus — envisioned as a “City of Learning” — was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world’s premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.
University of St. Andrews
St Andrews is Scotland’s first university and the third oldest in the English-speaking world, founded in 1413. Over the last 600 years, the University of St Andrews has established a reputation as one of the world’s leading research and teaching centres. Today, we offer a flexible degree structure based on your choice of subject specialism or research, creating an environment which nurtures inquisitive minds and a culture of shared learning.
King Abdulaziz University
King Abdulaziz University (KAU), founded in 1967, is located in Jeddah – a city on the coast of the Red Sea and one of the major urban centers of western Saudi Arabia. Since its inception, KAU has developed into one of the leading teaching and research institutes in the Middle East. KAU is committed to best practices in teaching, research and innovations. Besides that KAU has a well-coordinated distant learning program. Recently KAU has achieved great prominence in research activities internationally.
Founded in 1878, Western is among Canada’s oldest universities and ranks in the top 1 per cent of higher education institutions in the world. It is a destination of choice for bright minds seeking the best learning experience at a leading Canadian research university. Western is home to 38,000 students, including 4,000 international students from 121 countries. Western creates, disseminates and applies knowledge for the benefit of society through excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Researchers at Western are global leaders in fields such as neuroscience, imaging, wind engineering, economics, literature, philosophy, and psychology. Our 284,000 alumni are global citizens whose education and leadership have propelled them to successful careers in Canada around the world.
Dublin Institute of Technology
Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) has been an integral part of the Irish Higher Education system for more than a century. In that time it has continued to adapt and expand its provision to reflect a changing society and the wider economic environment. DIT is now one of Ireland’s largest and most innovative university-level institutions. A comprehensive, dual-sector doctoral-awarding institution, DIT combines the academic excellence of a traditional university with professional, career-oriented learning, preparing graduates for productive leadership roles. The core values reflected in its mission emphasize student-centred learning, useful knowledge, rigorous processes of discovery and critical enquiry, and support for entrepreneurship and diversity.
Established in 2012, Uversity is a new concept in the Irish higher education landscape. Uversity is a Recognised College of the National University of Ireland and a partnership of 24 higher education institutions on the island of Ireland. Uversity’s mission is to facilitate Ireland becoming a world-class destination for Higher Education in Culture and the Creative Arts. Uversity currently offers international students an unrivalled opportunity to design a personalised Master of Arts in Creative Arts. Students attend a core module, enroll on modules in myriad disciplines in the partner institutions, spend time engaged with practice and interacting with Ireland’s artistic and cultural communities and complete a final project.
Dublin City University
Dublin City University is a research-intensive, globally-engaged University of Enterprise, distinguished both by the quality and impact of its graduates and its focus on the translation of knowledge into societal and economic benefit. Through its mission to transform lives and societies through education, research and innovation, Dublin City University acts as an agent for social, cultural and economic progress at the individual, national and international levels.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is the flagship campus of the UT System and the state’s land grant institution. The university is home to more than 28,000 students from every Tennessee county, every state and more than 100 countries. The university’s 11 academic colleges provide more than 300 degree programs representing a wide range of teaching and learning opportunities. Programs in business, engineering, law and the arts rank in the top 10 nationally among all public universities. UT’s unique partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy and nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory addresses critical issues in energy, transportation, climate and the environment.
As well as our many Affiliate Institutions, The Undergraduate Awards maintains working partnerships with a select number of unique and prestigious institutions around the world – our Partner Institutions.
Our Partner Institutions benefit from the following:
- Profiling current undergraduate teaching and learning
- Access to high quality potential future postgraduates
- Sustained promotion of the institution’s global profile
- Partner institutions’ connections through participation at the UA Global Summit & Academic Advisory Board
These institutions appoint a representative to UA’s Academic Advisory Board, which oversees the programme’s academic rigour, therefore maintaining strategic involvement with UA’s growth and development. Partner Institutions also benefit from various promotional and communication opportunities to our global student audience.
We would be honoured to be actively supported in our aims to recognise excellence and innovation at undergraduate level by the most renowned academic faculties and research departments across the globe.
If you represent an international institution or organisation and are looking to establish a potential partnership with The Undergraduate Awards, please contact us.