Written by Hjalti Þór Hreinsson
Tuesday, 12 June 2012
Arctic Portal has been formally accepted as a member of the University of the Arctic. This was confirmed today at the 15th UArctic Council meeting in Tromsö, Norway.
Arctic Portal is proud to receive this honor, joining several established institutions and universities all over the world in the prestige UArctic member list.
UArctic and Arctic Portal have worked together on numerous issues for a long time and it is warmly welcomed to strengthen our bond even further.
UArctic is "a cooperative network of universities, colleges, and other organizations committed to higher education and research in the North. Our members share resources,facilities, and expertise to build post-secondary education programs that are relevant and accessible to northern students. Our overall goal is to create a strong, sustainable circumpolar region by empowering northerners and northern communities through education and shared knowledge."
Read more about Arctic Portal here.
Read more about UArctic here.