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Presentation of the new Master's Degree in East Asian Culture and Business (UOC, USAL)


Presentation of the new Master's Degree in East Asian Culture and Business (UOC, USAL) (in Spanish)


Tibidabo centre

“If our current university system seeks to be relevant, it must be governed by criteria that include cooperation with other institutions, a commitment to respond to the needs of society and the drive to learn.”

Christmas and End-of-Year Celebration


Christmas and End-of-Year Celebration (in Catalan)


Christmas and End-of-Year Celebration with the UOC's employees and tribute to Francesc Noguera and Encarna Silva, who had recently retired, to acknowledge their contribution to the UOC.

15, 16 and 18 December 2015, Castelldefels, 22@ and Tibidabo, respectively.

"The UOC will have the necessary agility to reinvent itself and contribute to designing the model for the higher education of the future".

4th Meeting of the UOC's Affiliated Academic Staff


4th Meeting of the UOC's Affiliated Academic Staff (in Spanish)


Palau de Congressos de Barcelona

"Being different and complementing the university system, that is our strength".

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Madrid Graduation Ceremony 2014-2015


Madrid Graduation Ceremony 2014-2015 (in Spanish)


Ceremony emceed by the journalist Glòria Serra.

"We are duty bound to break with the inertia of an education system that is still too heavily dependent on the transmission of encyclopaedic knowledge".

+ Video of speech (in Spanish)

Vodafone Journalism Award


Vodafone Journalism Award (in Spanish)


The Vodafone Foundation awarded the UOC the Special Prize for the Professional Trajectory as part of the 15th Journalism Awards.

Teatro Real, Madrid

"Make no mistake about it, the education and training of the future will not be given in classrooms and laboratories but through networks and screens".

Barcelona Graduation Ceremony 2014-2015


Barcelona Graduation Ceremony 2014-2015 (in Catalan)


Ceremony emceed by the journalist Albert Om.

L'Auditori, Barcelona

"Knowledge is knowing the right answer, intelligence is asking the right question. It is not with known answers that we will progress but with new questions".

+ Video of speech (in Catalan)