About WUN

Fibre optics, chemistry, fieldwork, classroom, computer screenThe Worldwide Universities Network comprises 17 research-intensive institutions spanning 5 continents.

Our vision

To be one of the leading international higher education networks, collaborating to accelerate the creation of knowledge and to develop the people required to address the challenges and opportunities of our rapidly changing world  

Our purpose

WUN creates new, multilateral opportunities for international collaboration in research and graduate education. It is a flexible, dynamic organisation that uses the combined resources and intellectual power of its membership to achieve collective international objectives and to stretch international ambitions.

View the WUN Strategy Map.

Dr Indira Samarasekera, President of the University of Alberta and Chair of the WUN says:

“The WUN network is dedicated to making significant advances in knowledge and understanding in areas of global concern, bringing together the experience, equipment and expertise necessary to tackle the big issues facing societies, governments, corporations and education”.

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About the Worldwide Universities Network

The Worldwide Universities Network Annual Report 2012-13