From Ecuador to Italy to Indonesia – Introducing our Study Anywhere runners-up

21. March 2015 by iversity

Last week we introduced Susana, the winner of our Study Anywhere competition. Now it’s time for some of our ten runners-up to shine. Here we introduce six of these standout online learners and get to know a little bit about them, the place they call home and how MOOCs have helped them on their journey […]

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Berlin Trip Winner, Susana Epiepang on MOOCing her way to Democracy

19. March 2015 by iversity

We at Team iversity are really excited to announce the winner of our recent Study Anywhere competition, Susana Epiepang! Thanks to her hard work, learning on iversity and spreading the online education message, Susana is now the lucky winner of an all-expenses-paid trip to Berlin. This means that later this year she will be jetting off from Cameroon […]

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5 Ways MOOCing Benefits Your Children

10. March 2015 by iversity

Here, iversity ambassador Nadiyka Gerbish gives us a heartwarming and inspiring insight into how she strikes a work/life/MOOC balance whilst raising her child.  I started MOOCing as an expectant mother, and now I am a working stay-at-home Mom who has not given up on MOOCs! Maybe it’s some kind of addiction, who knows. The fact is, […]

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Confessions of an unorganised MOOCer

27. February 2015 by iversity

iversity ambassador Nadiyka Gerbish shares her thoughts and confessions on trying to get organised and finish a MOOC in Ukraine during a time of conflict.  Last year was terribly difficult for my country, Ukraine. It seemed that sometimes fear and pain paralysed everything. We were trying hard to fight, trying hard to change anything we […]

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Competition Inspiration: 10 Underground things to do in Berlin

25. February 2015 by iversity

Over the past 3 months our dedicated team of iversity referrers have been working hard and spreading the online education message. With every friend invited and every course chapter completed earning them points towards winning an all-expenses-paid trip to Berlin or 1 of 10 iPad minis. There’s still time to refer the last of your friends as […]

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Out of the Classroom and into the World: 5 International Relations topics to get you thinking

23. February 2015 by iversity

The field of International Relations and Global Politics is fascinating. Daily news headlines are full of stories in which these relations are played out. Trade deals are struck, peace talks initiated and territories disputed. In our new “International Relations to Global Politics” course you will learn how to utilise approaches such as Idealism, Realism and Liberalism […]

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Spanish for Beginners course starts soon – Learn more from your new instructor

11. February 2015 by iversity

Theres a real sense of excitement at iversity this week as we prepare for our first online language course, Spanish for Beginners! In honour of this iversity first, we thought it would be great to get the lowdown from course instructor Prof. Dr. Javier Bravo Agapito on what students can expect from his course. The Professor and his […]

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Insider interview with Human Rights’ Prof. Paolo De Stefani

29. January 2015 by Jackie Peterson

As members of an evermore connected global community, issues relating to human rights spread from our backyards, through our cities, countries and across all continents. What are basic human rights and at which borders do they stop? Who is responsible for maintaining them? Who do they protect? Prof. Paolo De Stefani and his great team from […]

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