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Student Agora. May 2021: Challenges and ECIU University


May 5, 2021

Student Agora. May 2021: Challenges and ECIU University


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Open invitation to all students from ECIU member universities! Real life, real challenges, real solutions. Want to be a part of it?


Join our online event and you will learn about the ECIU University and challenge-based learning, hear the first-hand experience from challenge participants, and join discussions on how students can co-create the ECIU University.    


Day 1. ECIU University Challenge Session                     

26th May, 14:00-16:00 Brussels time/CET Online                                                                                      

The ECIU University offers students a unique experience to join international teams and solve real-life problems, provided by the cities, regions and businesses.                                                     

In the Challenges Session you will:  

  • Learn about the first-hand experience of students who participated in the ECIU University challenges.                            
  • Gain all why? how? when? answers about challenges and challenge-based learning.         

Challenge Session Programme

14:00-14:10 Opening
Benjamin BETON, ECIU University Student Community Engagement Manager (INSA,France)

14:10-14:20 ECIU University? All about it!    
Marie-Agnès DÉTOURBE, ECIU University Local Ambassador (INSA, France)

14:20-14:40 Challenge Based Learning@ ECIU:Something for you?            
Frank van den BERG, Senior Educational Consultant (University of Twente, the Netherlands)

14:45-15:15 Student Testimonials                
Ivona GLIŠIĆ (University of Twente, the Netherlands)
Timothy James MARSHALL (University of Stavanger, Norway)
Armin SHAHAB (University of Stavanger, Norway)
Rūta PELIKŠIENĖ (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania)

15:15-15:25 Health Break                

15:25-15:45 Panel Discussion                      
Moderator: Elena TSIGKI (University of Twente, the Netherlands)

15:45-16:00 ECIU Quiz & Closing Remarks    

Day 2. Student Agora Session                                                   

Event time in CET/Brusselstime

27th May, 14:00-16:00 CET/Brussels time Online                                                                                     

You wish to engage further in ECIU University and help the student voice being heard widely? The student Agora is the place to be!                                                                                        

During the Student Agora Session, you will be able to reflect and share your ideas on:

  • Student vision on ECIU University, through discussions on the ECIU University 2030 strate
  • Possible ways to recognize student engagement, both at the local and the European level.         


ECIU University is YOUR university. Grab this chance!    

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