Speeches and presentations

Can Jaumandreu handover


Veneu: UOC Campus

«Can Jaumandreu is here, and embodies the founding philosophy of
the UOC. Concepts that are too often abstract, such as
interdisciplinarity and transfer, take shape and crystallize while
connecting training, research and administration.»

25 years of Computer Science, Multimedia and Telecommunications Studies: MSX


Venue: Can Jaumandreu, UOC Campus

«Nowadays, not only does knowledge come from many dif erent
sources – from hospitals or companies, from administrations or the
professional sector – but it also grows and multiplies through
collaboration, exchange and even play.»

2022 Alumni Symposium


Venue: La Pedrera, Barcelona

«The sum of your knowledge and your experiences has a potential
multiplier effect when it comes to working towards a sustainable,
democratic, humane and just future.»

Inauguration of the Interdisciplinary R&I Hub


Venue: UOC Poblenou campus

"The pandemic has seen us lead the way internationally in driving
the digital transformation of higher education."

Inaugural lecture academic year 2022-2023 by Professor Michael Murphy


Venue: UOC Tibidabo building

“In terms of the first component, access, the UOC has shown how it
is possible to become an inclusive university: a university for those
who are in work and a university for those who are spread
throughout the land.”

AfterUOC 2022


Venue: Can Jaumandreu

«The UOC's long and successful history is thanks to the sum of the
legs run by each and every one of you. Together we are more than
the sum of our parts, but, if any single part is missing, we are not

Opening ceremony of ISEA2022


Venue: Ajuntament de Barcelona

«The question is not being an emerging power, but being a driving
force for the economy, industry and the arts»

Book presentation: Transformar la Universitat


Venue: Cercle d'Economia

«In terms of expertise, it's just as important to share yours as it is to
take on board that of others.»

Presentation of the Digital Impulse Hub


«The digital transformation is a rising tide, capable of lifting all boats, from transatlantic vessels, i.e. the big multinationals, to the varied fleet made up of small and medium sized Catalan businesses, also including the manufacturing industry, engineering and commerce.»

Graduation ceremonies for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 courses


«Congratulations to all of you and thank you for shaping the spirit of the UOC. For being restless, for being demanding with us and with yourselves. For your critical spirit and your ethical values. For taking an active role in your education and for your drive to learn in spite of the difficulties. For being open-minded. And, in general, for shaping this university: the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.»