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Opening of Research Showcase UOC 2015

11/02/2015

Opening of Research Showcase UOC 2015

 

Antiga Fàbrica Damm, Barcelona

«Good basic science will always offer a return on investment, even if it is only as a knowledge generator».

Presentation of the book Universidades corporativas: diez casos de éxito

26/01/2015

Presentation of the book Universidades corporativas: diez casos de éxito (in Catalan)

 

Sala Josep Laporte
 

"For us, the corporate universities – their success and their example – spur us to improve, to demand more from ourselves and to rethink ourselves".

Christmas and End-of-Year Celebration 2014

17/12/2014

Christmas and End-of-Year Celebration 2014 (in Catalan)

 

Dates and venue: 17 and 18 December 2014, 22@ and Tibidabo centres, respectively.
 

“Let’s not fool ourselves; today’s success only proves the accomplishments and efforts of the past.”

UOC award ceremony in recognition of Mireia Armengol

12/12/2014

UOC award ceremony in recognition of Mireia Armengol (in Catalan)

 

Josep Laporte Hall, Barcelona
 

“If a 'traditional' general manager was asked to envisage their worst possible scenario, the situation they would describe would doubtless be similar to the one outlined. A 'traditional' general manager would have run a mile. Fortunately for us, for the UOC and for the team that I head, Mireia Armengol wasn't that sort of person, she’s not someone who’s easily scared."

10th International Seminar - UNESCO CHAIR in Education and Technology for Social Change

01/12/2014

10th International Seminar - UNESCO CHAIR in Education and Technology for Social Change

 

Barcelona Growth Centre
 

"In these last 20 years the UOC has been an active agent in pedagogical innovation."

Graduation ceremony for the 2013-2014 academic year in Madrid (closing ceremony speech)

29/11/2014

Graduation ceremony for the 2013-2014 academic year in Madrid (closing ceremony speech, in Spanish)

 

Symphonic Hall of the National Auditorium of Music, Madrid
 

“Businesspeople perceive the UOC to be a university that is on a par with traditional universities in cross-disciplinary skills and that clearly surpasses them in key skills such as organization and planning.”

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Graduation ceremony for the 2013-2014 academic year in Madrid (welcome speech)

29/11/2014

Graduation ceremony for the 2013-2014 academic year in Madrid (welcome speech, in Spanish)

 

Symphonic Hall of the National Auditorium of Music, Madrid
 

“Today we know that education is not limited to the first years of our life but that it’s part and parcel of life itself, it will accompany us throughout our entire professional and personal lives.”