Articles in Category: The Network

Visit to Agbar Tower during successful Mid Term Week in Barcelona

17 Jan 2013 in The Network by David Ward

Visit to Agbar Tower during successful Mid Term Week in Barcelona

The 64 current UNITECH Programme year students made an enjoyable evening visit to Agbar, our Corporate Partner in Barcelona during the recent Mid Term Week. The visit included a tour of the Tower with its panoramic view over the city and beyond – specially arranged for UNITECH - and a detailed introduction to Agbar and how it interfaces with UNITECH.

UNITECH Office now at new location

05 Oct 2012 in The Network by David Ward

UNITECH Office now at new location

The UNITECH Office has moved down the street to new premises. The move was triggered by the expansion of the ETH group with whom we shared the old location and has led to UNITECH being relocated by ETH to a very practical set of office rooms which are for our exclusive use.

Productive Spring Meetings in Zürich

20 Mar 2012 in The Network by David Ward

Productive Spring Meetings in Zürich

Our Spring Meetings took place last week in Zürich, a combination of stakeholders in a series of meetings – Academic Partners and Local Office Coordinators, Corporate and Academic Partners, and the inaugural meeting of the newly-formed Board.

Assessment Centres produce next year’s student group

09 Mar 2012 in The Network by David Ward

Assessment Centres produce next year’s student group

We have just completed our Assessment Centres at our Academic Partner universities (ETH Zürich, RWTH Aachen, Politecnico di Milano, Chalmers Gothenburg, UPC Barcelona, Trinity College Dublin, Loughborough UK, TU Delft). The standard of the candidates was generally high, making it a tough assignment for our Corporate Partner Assessors who, as usual, did a superb job in creating the space for candidates to show off their potential.

Successful Mid Term Week at Loughborough University in the UK

17 Jan 2012 in The Network by David Ward

Successful Mid Term Week at Loughborough University in the UK

The Mid Term Week was a great session focusing on the theme “Leveraging Informal Communication generated plenty of discussion, interchange and innovation.

The current student group worked on Assignment Cases brought by Evonik, Schott, Vorwerk, Hilti, Siemens and ZF Friedrichshafen – Corporate Partners who asked the student groups to generate new ideas for a variety of strategic challenges that could be dealt with through Informal Communication channels and approaches.

UAA in 2011

10 Aug 2011 in The Network by David Ward

UAA in 2011

In July, the UAA Council met for its last meeting during this UNITECH year in a hut in the Swiss Alps. It was time to say goodbye to leaving council members but we could also welcome David Ward as the new Secretary General.

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