With origins dating back to 1897, the University of the West of Scotland is one of Scotland’s most innovative modern universities, and aims to have a transformational influence on the economic, social and cultural development of the West of Scotland, and beyond. Recently ranked within the top 5% of universities worldwide, the university provides relevant, high quality, inclusive higher education and innovative and useful research and aims to make the communities we serve more successful, and to create opportunities for all to participate.
UWS has a distinctive and important regional role, with four campuses across the west and south-west of Scotland: Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley. To help extend our international reach, appeal and objectives we have recently opened our fifth campus in London which will act as a dynamic delivery hub for international students to study Bachelor, Masters or Doctorates in Business or Health disciplines.
UWS is an international university with over 1400 international students drawn from more than 70 countries across the globe, and we work with over 100 international partners. Across the campuses we offer a wide range of academic, social and sporting facilities and deliver a range of taught courses, Postgraduate Diplomas & Masters and research degrees.
University of Athens
The Faculty of Communication and Media Studies is in the vanguard in the field of communication theory, and media practice in Greece. HABIT Research Group provides high-quality education and research in the areas of Human-Centred Design, Games Research and Playful Interactions among others.
The Education and Innovation Centre is a private enterprise based in Sofia (BG). Our mission is to provide high quality language education and teacher training employing the principles of intercultural learning, equal opportunities for all, multilingualism and implementing innovative teaching, learning and communicative approaches. The EI Centre works in partnership with different public and non-governmental institutions such as the Department of In-service Teacher Training at Sofia University, primary and secondary schools and kinder gardens as well as publishing houses and professional associations such as the Bulgarian English Teachers Association and Balkan Society for Pedagogy and Education Bulgaria.
Smart Bananas is an education, training and social innovation laboratory. Together with their international network of experts and researchers in education, VET, technology-enhanced learning, social science, social welfare, policy and programme evaluation Smart Bananas works to develop, valorise and protect the potential and essence of people of all ages. Smart Bananas creates new knowledge sharing tools to enhance people's skills and competences in any domain.
Smart Bananas works to upgrade people from digital literacy to digital empowerment. Their passion is to bring the power of Internet to change people's lives:
- Easier access to learning
- Enhanced professionalisation
- Increased participation
G.M EuroCy Innovations Ltd is an IT and Consulting company founded in 2008 in Cyprus. The company aims at contributing to the social development and innovation in Cyprus and subsequently in Europe.
G.E Centre is a private educational institute in Larnaca, Cyprus, that offers a complete learning experience and a variety of courses to all ages of children and adults. Drawing on the teachers’ diverse and exciting backgrounds, the lessons are brightened through stimulating experiences and content learning for students.
“THEOTOKOS” Foundation is a non-profit welfare organization (private law entity) and has been operating continuously since 1963. Special education and therapy services are provided to preschool children aged 2,5 – 5 years (early intervention) and to teenagers aged 14 – 20 years with developmental delays, developmental intellectual disorders and autism spectrum disorders. Vocational training and rehabilitation are provided to young adults aged 20 – 35 years. More than 5,000 individuals have been supported and have received services during the 52 years of the foundation’s operation. Currently, 370 children and young adults attend daily, of which, about 60 are from poverty-stricken families without social security.