ACU Event Dec 2018

The Duchess of Sussex announced as Patron of the ACU

Seven Hills is thrilled to support The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) upon its announcement that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex has become Patron of the organisation.

Established in 1913, The ACU is the world’s first and oldest international university network, representing over 500 institutions in over 50 countries in the Commonwealth.

The ACU is committed to building a better world through higher education, advocating the role of universities in addressing global issues. The organisation expands educational opportunities through international scholarship schemes – including the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships – and enables vital research at universities in all corners of the world.

Commenting on the announcement, Dr Joanna Newman MBE, Chief Executive and Secretary General of the ACU, said ‘We are absolutely delighted that HRH The Duchess of Sussex has chosen to become Patron of the ACU. The Duchess shares our passion for the transformational power of higher education, and Her Royal Highness’ support will help champion higher education as a force for good in the Commonwealth and beyond. We would like to thank Her Majesty The Queen for her support, and we look forward to working closely with The Duchess as our Patron.’

See the ACU website article here.

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