Because this is the university for determined and enterprising people who know that lifelong learning is the key to future success.
“We believe in lifelong learning, effort and a spirit of improvement, in cooperation and commitment as drivers of change and progress. That’s our philosophy at the UOC.”
Josep Jonàs, President of UOC Alumni and Business Unit Director of Fira Barcelona
2. I will be in charge of my own time
Because the UOC adapts to my needs and to my pace of life with a methodology that guarantees optimum time management.
“Focusing on skills is also very important. You set which goals you want to achieve and when you want to achieve them by.”
Josep Maria Campdepadrós, Bachelor's degree holder in Psychology
3. I will move forward with guidance
Because I will move forward at my own pace but always guided by professionals who will advise me at each stage, from studying to getting a business idea off the ground.
“Despite being virtual, at the UOC contact between professors and students is probably more intense and direct than at traditional universities.”
Martin Carnoy, professor at Stanford University
4. I will be digital
I will gain qualifications and knowledge, but also digital culture and collaborative skills that are essential for adapting to changes and facing the challenges posed by the knowledge society.
“Innovation, adaptability and teamwork are some of our company’s values that we find in UOC graduates.”
Emili Pascual, Director of Employer Branding at Banc Sabadell
5. I will be prepared for the future
Because I will be ready for emerging professions thanks to the wide range of training options at the UOC and the continuous innovation in the teaching model, formats, tools and educational content.
“The UOC has fully understood our new era. It has envisaged future needs, what professionals will need to continue being part of this future and to continue building it.”
David Serrano, General Manager of the subsidiary companies of a multinational energy supply group
6. I will broaden my network
Because my network of contacts will expand and come to include people, companies and institutions from all over the world and from different sectors that share my interests.
“The UOC has been a vehicle through which I have come into contact with a network of professionals in my speciality, and this represents a huge opportunity to learn and to develop both personally and professionally.”
Chiara Leoni, bachelor's degree holder in Psychology
7. I will be connected to the world
Because I will learn in a global space, I will share experiences and knowledge with people from all over the world, I will discover other realities and points of view, and I will gain the skills I need to work in an international context.
“Studying at the UOC opens the door to a vast cultural sphere. I study with South Americans, Spaniards, people from all over the world. This allows me to learn about their culture, understand how they think, how they study, how they work. It’s a university that trains professionals.”
Liwva Cazorla, studying for the University Master's Degree in Cultural Management, Caracas, Venezuela
8. I will belong to a global knowledge network
Because I want to belong to a global knowledge network that is cross-disciplinary and open.
“The UOC is the university of global knowledge that opens your mind and your space to new communication and knowledge socialization methods.”
César Rodríguez, studying for the UOC Master's Degree in ICT Security, Bogotá, Columbia
9. I will be immersed in the knowledge society
Because it is the university of the knowledge society with a research centre that is unique in its field in Spain, the IN3, and a centre specializing in e-learning, the eLearn Center.
“The UOC has created a superb academic and research environment. The eLearn Center, in combination with the IN3, is perhaps the only one of its kind in the world. There are only a few places in the world that have this level of knowledge of new technologies.”
Donald Hanna, professor of Educational Communications at the University of Wisconsin-Extension
10. I will enjoy the UOC experience
Just as 70,274 students and 71,598 graduates have done already.
86% would choose the UOC again
84% would study for the same qualification
70% of students would recommend the UOC to friends and family
81% of graduates want to maintain links with the university on finishing