Esports industry speaks out at JIBS
Day 2 of the Esports symposium at MMTC research centre External link, opens in new window. saw stakeholders of the esports industry take centre stage and share their experience and knowledge in a series of open lectures.
JU is granted scholarships for SEK 1.2 million from SIDA
Jönköping University has applied for 40 scholarships for the Minor Field Studies (MFS) programme, funded by SIDA, and has been granted the opportunity to announce all 40 places. (Total funding granted is SEK 1,200,000.)
Esports - "More knowledge needed."
Big names from the world of esports gathered this week at the MMTC research centre at Jönköping International Business School, for two days of workshops and networking, in order to discuss the future of the hugely popular esports phenomenon.
Johan Palsgård new MD of Jönköping University Enterprise
Johan Palsgård has been appointed new Managing Director of Jönköping University Enterprise. He will take up the position on 1 March 2020.
New Chief Administrative Officer at the President’s Office from 1 March 2020
Jenny Dahlkild will be the new Chief Administrative Officer at the President’s Office at Jönköping University (JU) from 1 March.
JURA – named Association of the Year at Student Sports Forum 2019
This weekend Student Sports Forum took place and associations in the Swedish Academy of Sports discussed the future of student sports in the 2020s among other things. During the gala dinner JURA (Jönköping University Rowing Association) was named Association of the Year! Congratulations to JURA!
New research school to strengthen the digitisation of teacher education programs
Jönköping University (JU), together with nine other Swedish universities, received 40 million SEK from the Swedish Research Council to develop a new research school. The money will be used to strengthen the teacher educators' ability to teach digital techniques in education. “Inspiring and developing,” says Ylva Lindberg, head of research at the School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University, who has been the university's representative while working on the application.
Information about Jönköping University's students in Hong Kong
Jönköping University (JU) recommends their exchange students to leave Hong Kong. This assessment is made after discussions with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Utrikesdepartementet, UD) both in Stockholm and on site in Hong Kong, and after information from all Hong Kong partner universities that no teaching will be conducted on site for the rest of the semester, meaning that the students can finish their studies online.
Communications Day JKPG
On Wednesday, the annual and very popular Communications Day JKPG was held at the School of Education and Communication. (HLK)