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Blog post by Professor Dhanjay Jhurry, Vice Chancellor of the University of Mauritius. 

Nature’s Editorial of 2 Jan 2020 stresses that at the current rate, most of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will not be met by the set target date. One of the identified problems at country level is that these goals are competing with GDP goals. The Editor raises a very pertinent question: how can the 2030 Agenda be put back on the right path? It is my strong conviction that universities can and must play a more proactive and prominent role in embracing the SDGs. Why universities? Because universities train the decision-makers of tomorrow; they are viewed as independent; they can shape behavior and they champion ethics and values; universities can deal with complex problems through research and innovation. 

2020 Edition of the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme (MASS)

International students are hereby informed that due to the COVID-19 pandemic and as no decision has been taken up to now regarding the opening of the borders by the Government of Mauritius, the Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology has communicated to the University that the 2020 edition of the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme is being cancelled and that the next call for application is scheduled in December 2020.

 

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