Honoris United Universities Welcomes Red & Yellow Creative School of Business to its Pan-African Network
Red & Yellow enhances Honoris’ position as a leading provider of future-oriented learning as the network expands further in South Africa
Cape Town, 5th October 2020 – Honoris United Universities, Africa’s first and largest pan-African network of private higher education institutions, today welcomed Red & Yellow Creative School of Business into its network in South Africa, serving to enhance its provision of education in the advertising, marketing and design professions, with added focus on the digital skills and creative thinking required to thrive and to be competitive in the 21st Century world of work.
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Honoris United Universities launches 21st Century Skills Certificate to skill up graduates for the future world of work
Blending the most in-demand soft and digital skills, the 21st Century Skills Certificate will be issued through blockchain technology
Casablanca / Durban / Tunis / Abuja, September 23, 2020 – Honoris United Universities, the first and largest pan-African network of private higher education institutions, today announced the launch of the Honoris 21st Century Skills Certificate to further enhance the employability of its students by equipping them with the most in-demand soft and digital skills required to thrive and be competitive in the 21st century world of work.
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Promotion and additions to the leadership team will contribute to Honoris’ core mission of developing world-class human talent in Africa
Laura Kakon named Chief Growth and Strategy Officer
Luis Ramirez-Alonso appointed Chief Human Resources Officer
Pepe Peran appointed Chief Business Development Officer
Casablanca / Durban / Tunisia / Abuja, September 09, 2020 – Honoris United Universities, the first and largest pan-African network of private higher education institutions, today announced a series of significant additions to its senior leadership team as the organization expands across Africa, with Laura Kakon promoted to the role of Chief Growth and Strategy Officer, Luis Ramirez-Alonso moving from interim to permanent Chief Human Resources Officer and Pepe Peran joining as Chief Business Development Officer.
Expansion into Nigeria marks a major milestone in Honoris’ mission to provide Education for Impact across the continent
Abuja, July 2nd 2020 – Honoris United Universities, Africa’s first and largest pan-African network of private higher education institutions, today announced its expansion into West Africa by welcoming Nile University of Nigeria, known for its strong academic credentials and best-in-class faculties, into the network.
Scientists and Economists from Honoris United Universities In Global Selection for Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings
The selection of eight young scientists and economists from the network represents the strengthening of ties between Honoris and Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings in promoting research in Africa
Casablanca, Tunis, Durban, June 10th 2020 – Honoris United Universities the first and largest pan-African network of private higher education institutions, today announced that five science and three economics students from across the network have been selected amongst 1,034 young scientists and economists from over 100 countries to participate in the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting and the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in 2021.
Honoris United Universities and Le Wagon join forces to offer free online coding course across Africa
Course introduces the next generation of professionals to ‘the new language for the future of work’ – Coding
Tunis / Casablanca / Durban, 5th May 2020 – Honoris United Universities today announced that it has joined forces with the internationally acclaimed and world #1 coding bootcamp, Le Wagon, to provide a free online web development course as the network integrates coding as a skill into its employability ecosystem.
Honoris United Universities develops 3D-printed respirator and potentially lifesaving diagnostics and equipment in support of global efforts to combat COVID-19
Tunisia / Casablanca / Durban, 8th April2020 – Teams of scientists, doctors, engineers, students and professionals from Honoris United Universities, the first and largest pan-African network of private higher education institutions, have developed a prototype for a new non-invasive respirator, as well as face shields and splash protection masks, which can be affordably and quickly manufactured via 3D printing. The teams have also developed innovative testing and pharmaceutical interventions during a pan-African hackathon.
Prof. Karodia, the founder of MANCOSA and of REGENT Business School
is recognized as an African impact leader in education
Johannesburg, 3rd March 2020 – Professor Yusuf Karodia, founder of two member institutions of Honoris United Universities, Africa’s first and largest private higher education network, has been named African Person of the Year 2019 by African Leadership Magazine, in the category Development of Education.
Honoris United Universities launches the MANCOSA School of Education to elevate teacher training in Africa
New School of Education reflects Honoris’ continent-wide goals of improving quality of education in Africa and reimagining teacher education in the 21st century
South Africa, July 18th, 2019 – Honoris United Universities, the first private pan-African higher education network, announces the official launch of the MANCOSA School of Education in South Africa, designed to meet the education and training needs of aspiring teachers and education professionals within the continent.
MoU marks Honoris’ partnership with this elite academic establishment, which collaborates with the most renowned science and research institutions worldwide, and details future plans for Honoris to form a delegation of outstanding Natural Sciences and Economics Graduates from Africa
Lindau, Germany, July 4th 2019 – 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.
Academic Council will focus on providing Honoris students with access to 21st century workplace skills
May 21st, 2019 – Honoris United Universities (Honoris), the first private pan-African higher education network, has appointed a new independent Board Member and established the ‘Honoris Academic Council’ in an effort to boost the sharing of academic best practices and to develop a broad ‘employability agenda’ designed around entrepreneurial and workplace skills and credentials.
Honoris United Universities adds a leading health sciences school and pioneering medical simulation centre to its pan-African network
UPSAT Group joins the network and world-class medical simulation centre opens in Tunisia, firmly cementing Honoris as a leading provider of health education in North Africa
Tunis, November 12th, 2018 – Honoris United Universities, the first private pan-African higher education network announces two major developments, with 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.
The school represents the pan-African network’s first specialised architecture institution
Casablanca, November 1st, 2018 – Honoris United Universities, the first private pan-African higher education network, 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.
ESCP Europe Expands Through First Ever Partnership with a Pan-African Network
Paris, May 22nd, 2018 – Honoris United Universities, the first private pan-African higher education network, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ESCP Europe to further its transnational network of leading academic centres of excellence and to support ESCP Europe’s mission to participate in the future training of African leaders.
Ecole Marocaine des Sciences de l’Ingénieur (EMSI) in Morocco and YK Business School (YKBS) in Mauritius join the Honoris network, furthering its mission to provide education for impact across the continent
Casablanca, February 14th 2018 – Honoris United Universities, the first private pan-African higher education platform, announced that Ecole Marocaine des Sciences de l’Ingénieur (EMSI) – Morocco, and YK Business School (YKBS) – Mauritius, formally joined the network as member institutions. With these institutions, Honoris United Universities reaffirms its status as the referential pan-African education organization focused on nurturing the next generation of African leaders and professionals.
REGENT Business School join forces with Université Centrale and Université Mundiapolis to offer its Global Pan African MBA programme via distance learning in North Africa
London, December 12th 2017 : Honoris United Universities, the first private pan-African higher education network, today announced that its network institutions from Southern and North Africa have formed a partnership to offer a Global Pan-African MBA programme through distance learning to students in the Maghreb region.
As part of this partnership, Regent Business School, which is one of South Africa’s leading private distance learning institutions will launch its distance-learning MBA in North Africa through the Honoris United Universities network institutions that include Université Centrale Group in Tunisia and Université Mundiapolis in Morocco. The former is a leading post-secondary education group in Tunisia whilst Université Mundiapolis in Morocco is renowned for its international approach and focus on employability.
REGENT Business School signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Higher Education to establish a branch in the country
London, December 19th 2017 : Honoris United Universities, the first private pan-African higher education platform, announced that its network institution in South Africa, Regent Business School, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education to establish a branch in the capital city of Cairo. The MoU was signed during the recently held “Africa 2017” Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, and reflects Honoris’ commitment to be a leading and referential pan-African education organization. Programme offerings are expected to launch during 2018/2019.
October 10, 2017, London: Actis, today announced that it will be providing US$100,000 in sponsorship for two Honoris United Universities graduates to complete a postgraduate qualification at the world’s leading educational establishments.
The graduates will have the opportunity to apply for these scholarships to study at world-class institutions (such as University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, or a Russell Group University in the UK or at an Ivy League or similarly prestigious university in the US). The first beneficiaries of the scholarship are expected to start in October 2018.
July 11, 2017, London: Actis, a leading investor in growth markets, announced today a major pan-African higher education initiative – Honoris United Universities.
Honoris United Universities is the first African private higher education network bringing together the leading tertiary education institutions in North and Southern Africa for the first time. Honoris United Universities will harness the collaborative intelligence and the pioneering efforts of these institutions to educate Africa’s next generations of leaders and professionals.