During the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, the Council and Foundation for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Honoris United Universities, the first private pan-African higher education network, to increase participation and to promote research in natural sciences and economics across Africa.
Honoris’ inaugurates new multi-institution Roudani University Campus in the heart of Casablanca, Morocco
The new campus, which combines the excellence of EMSI, Mundiapolis University and EAC, provides students with modern spaces including libraries, a quiet room, a health laboratory and conference facilities dedicated to academic and cultural exchange for academics, students and the general public.
Honoris is reinforcing its Board of Directors through the appointment of a new Independent Board Member, Mr. Karan Khemka, a global expert on education with over 20 years’ experience as an investor and consultant in emerging markets. His appointment brings increased diversity into the network, with an experience that will enrich the student and academic outcomes. Mr. Khemka is a distinguished speaker at international education summits and is particularly recognized for his expert insight on the importance of international education in a globalized economy.
The Honoris Academic Council will lead the deployment of Honoris’ unique collaborative intelligence model through the co-ownership and sharing of skills and resources across member institutions within the network. The council will also direct a diverse range of programmes including international exchanges, collaborative projects as well as learning environments, physical and digital, enabling Honoris faculty and students to benefit from the sharing of ideas, real-world expertise, and multi-cultural immersion.
EMSI Research and Innovation Laboratories successfully showcase African expertise on the global stage
Honoris member institution, Ecole Marocaine des Sciences de l’Ingénieur (EMSI), brought home two gold medals at the 47th Geneva International Exhibition of Inventions, held this last April. They won gold for their SmarTraffic innovation, which optimizes city traffic flow intelligently, and for Smarty Factory 4.0, a multi-industry communication device for data acquisition. They also won two gold medals and a silver medal at the 22nd Edition of the International Exhibition of Inventions and Technological Innovations “Archimedes” in Moscow in March.
Université Mundiapolis celebrated the graduation of the class of 2018 in the presence of the Minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research, Pr. Said Amzazi.
Honoris United Universities announces the opening of iLeadLAB – a specialist ‘Employability Unit’ within its member institution, REGENT Business School, one of the leading providers of business and management education in South Africa.
Honoris United Universities, announces that Tunisia’s leading health sciences education Group, UPSAT and its three schools – SUPSAT Tunis, UPSAT Sousse and UPSAT Sfax – joining its network. This coincides with the official opening of Honoris’ cutting edge purpose-built Medical Simulation Centre in the heart of Tunis.
CEO of Honoris United Universities, Tunisia, Houbeb Ajmi Ramdi, said, “This centre will be a reference point for global standard medical simulation and a first-choice destination for the health industry in our region. It delivers unique access to a depth and breadth of cutting-edge simulation services that have not been available before on a pan-regional level. This is an extremely important moment for Honoris health sciences students and the wider medical community.”
Honoris United Universities has acquired École d’Architecture de Casablanca (EAC) in Morocco, a development that builds on the vision and breadth of its distinctive program offerings and employability focus. This acquisition marks another key milestone in the expansion of Honoris as earlier this year the network also partnered with EMSI, the largest private higher education institution in Morocco. For more than 32 years, EMSI has been a pioneer in the country and region, serving as an innovation center as well as a reference in engineering education. Alongside Universite Mundiapolis, a multi-disciplinary university in Morocco known for its employability mission, this engagement firmly reinforces Honoris’ position as an educational leader in Morocco and in Francophone Africa.