International strategic partner
The University of the Highlands and Islands in Scotland is an explicit international strategic partner to the University of Borås.
A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by both universities, with the purpose to develop scientific and pedagogical cooperation within areas of mutual interest. The hope is that the cooperation shall lead to staff and student exchange, and that the universities can work together to develop their research and education.
Brief facts about the University of the Highlands and Islands
The University of the Highlands and Islands is Scotland's youngest and a very different university. The University, based in the Highlands and Islands of northern Scotland, is a partnership of 13 independent colleges and research institutions, and provides access to study at further and higher education level as well as research opportunities.
Gary Campbell, Dean of Learning and Teaching at the University of the Highlands and Islands visited the University of Borås to discuss blended learning.
A delegation from the University of Borås visited the University of the Highlands and Islands. Since then a new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Clive Mulholland, had been appointed and a new Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the two Vice-Chancellors to confirm the previous agreements. The purpose of the visit was to discuss how to deepen the cooperation in the future. Blended learning and research strategies were two of the questions that were discussed during the visit.
The University of the Highlands and Islands visited the University of Borås to learn more about the university. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed.
The University of Borås contacted the University of the Highlands and Islands to learn more about blended learning and online learning.