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  • APRU ULP 2016

    2016.02.18 관리자 1720
  • APRU Undergraduate Leaders Program (ULP) 2016 to be hosted by Technologico de Monterrey in Mexico from 3 to 13 July

     
    THE ULP 2016 is a 10-day enriching program for outstanding APRU undergraduate students from multidisciplinary fields.

     

    1. PROGRAM OVERVIEW
    With the theme, “INSPIRE: Next generation of innovators”, the ULP 2016 aims to:

    • enhance the international experience of students from APRU member universities;
    • enrich key competencies and entrepreneurial, creativity, innovative and leadership potential of APRU students;
    • promote knowledge transfer and cultural exchange among APRU students; and
    • explore various aspects of Latin American culture and history.

     

    ULP 2016 - “INSPIRE: Next generation of innovators” is a summer program where the participants will have the opportunity to develop competencies to create solutions to real problems of global relevance. They will participate in a DESIGN LAB. It will be a collective experience for APRU students in terms of coming up with innovative proposals and gain new perspectives on co-creation in a multidisciplinary and multinational context.

    Program activities include theme-related lectures, masterclasses, seminars and workshops with cultural and social activities focusing on: leadership, knowledge and creative economy, new technologies and innovation, cultural innovation, design thinking, sustainability and entrepreneurship.

    These activities are being developed and designed to help students further develop their leadership skills and competencies. Distinguished faculty, facilitators and outstanding students from the host university and its partner institutions will be invited as speakers and resource persons. The proceedings of the program will be conducted in English.

    The preliminary program schedule is available on the ULP 2016 website:

    http://www.sitios.itesm.mx/vi/convocatorias/APRU/AGENDA_APRU_2016.pdf

     

    2. PARTICIPATION IS OPEN TO APRU STUDENTS!

    The multidisciplinary format the program encourages the participation and engagement of students from various disciplines. Students enrolled in an undergraduate program at an APRU member university are eligible to apply for the ULP. Students should apply through the relevant department or office within their respective institution.

     

    APRU undergraduate students from 3rd semester onwards (i.e. 2nd and 3rd year) are welcome. We encourage the participation of students with strong interest in:

    • - Learning new technologies (no previous knowledge or subject background required);
    • - Developing new ideas for sustainable projects; and
    • - Learning new cultures

    • APRU member universities may nominate up to five students for the ULP, however the participation in ULP 2015 will be capped at 60 students to ensure the academic and experiential quality of the program.


      3. REGISTRATION AND OTHER INFORMATION

      Information on registration, fees, key dates, visas and contact information are available on the ULP 2016 website:

      http://sitios.itesm.mx/vi/convocatoria_apru.html


      Registration will close on 30 April 2016.


      We look forward to the participation of your students in APRU’s ULP 2016.