Vice-chancellor Eva Åkesson new chairperson of international network
Vice-chancellor Eva Åkesson was recently elected the new chairperson of the Executive Board of the international Matariki Network of Universities. She will assume the post on 1 July 2015.
The Matariki Network of Universities has seven members from around the world. The member universities are among the oldest and most respected seats of learning in their respective countries. Uppsala University is one of the members.
The motto of the network is “Partnering for a better world” which they put into practice with exchange programmes for undergraduate and postgraduate students, staff and teachers. Other activities which the network is involved with include arranging joint educational programmes and promoting social responsibility, culture, sports etc.
Read more about the Matariki network