Higher Education & Covid-19

This pandemic may force institutions of higher education to shut down completely or try to save themselves through merging with other universities or benefactors. Read our post about how higher education is adapting in this pandemic era.

A Student’s Guide to Filling Free Time…

With in person classes cancelled and exams finally over students now have a ton of free time on their hands. This is the time to pick up a new hobby, read the book you always wanted to read, catch up on shows, learn a new language, do some yoga, relax for a while and so much more. Check out our list blow for some recommendations from ProWiBo on what to do now that you have some spare time!

Press Release: PROWIBO Achieves U.K. Charity Status

After four years of charitable activities, PROWIBO’s work has officially been recognised by the UK Charity Commission! This opens up new doors for partnerships, grant applications, fundraising and opportunities to make a difference.   Many thanks to our more »

Read our April Newsletter

Since achieving U.K. charity status, PROWIBO has been working tirelessly to best serve the needs of students around the world. By expanding our digital reach, we hope to connect students to vital online learning and more »

FinTech Internship Opportunity

The Catalyst Fund FinTech Internship Programme is a collaborative project between Catalyst Fund and Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance. The programme is seeking highly talented individuals to work with a select number of fintech companies. more »

Free Online Courses with Open Learn

Open Learn is a free learning platform from the Open University. With a catalog of over 1,000 courses, Open Learn covers a wide range of subjects, including: law, public health, psychology, information technology, entrepreneurship, and more »

Career Development in the Era of COVID

Life during lockdown can be overwhelming. This new way of life presents many challenges and opportunities for learning and personal development. In fact, you can use this time to learn a new skill, upgrade an more »

Upcoming Event: Lockdown Learning

The Alhambra-U.S. Chamber in collaboration with CL Educate India is hosting Lockdown Learning, a free webinar to inform, support, encourage and inspire parents and teachers in the age of online, home-based learning. In the 90 more »

Online Academic Resources During COVID-19

Libraries are closed and the struggle to find academic sources is real. But we’re here to help. Take a look at our list to see what databases have made select content free during this time.

Understanding Epidemics: A Reading List

In addition to our free resources on COVID-19, we have created this list of relevant e-books on epidemiology. According to the British Medical Journal, epidemiology is the study of how often diseases occur in different more »

Call For Papers

Call for papers Professors Without Borders is leading a new project on Games-Based Teaching for Higher Education. The objective is for this to become both an academic publication and an open access toolkit, in the more »

Stay Up to Date on COVID-19

We at Professors Without Borders encourage everyone to prioritise health and safety measures. As an organisation that is committed to improving knowledge sharing around the world, it is our obligation to offer the most up-to-date more »

A Snapshot of PROWIBO

Our History Professors Without Borders was incorporated in 2016. Our vision is to create a global community of academics and professionals who wish to share their passion for knowledge with students around the world. We aim to more »

Meet the Faculty of ARU

PROWIBO’s short course at the  African Rural University (ARU) in Uganda continues with another video from Rachel! Please enjoy Rachel‘s latest video diary, where she introduces us to the faculty members at ARU, who are also more »

Reflecting on Our First Week at ARU

The first week of our short course at the African Rural University (ARU) in Kagadi, Uganda has come to a close. Enjoy Rachel’s latest video diary, where she and her students share their impressions on the programme more »

Meet The Students of the African Rural University

PROWIBO’s two-week long short course at African Rural University (ARU) in Uganda continues with another video diary from Rachel! In this video Rachel introduces the students participating in PROWIBO’s program. Please enjoy the following video more »

An Interactive Tour of ARU’s Campus

We are halfway through the first week of our short course at the African Rural University in Kagadi, Uganda. In addition to delivering a comprehensive course catalog, our professors made time to take us on more »

2019 Professors Without Borders Tour: Uganda

2019 has been an exciting year for Professors Without Borders! From June until August we are hosting five short courses and sending 15 academics and professionals around the world to teach over 500 students. Next more »

A New Beginning in Lucknow, India

At the beginning of this week PROWIBO launched its first short course at the Avadh Girls’  P.G. College in Lucknow, India to a great reception and engagement from students! Our all-female team of lecturers include more »

Nadine’s Thoughts: PROWIBO in Senegal

En Francais Our first short course in Thiès, Senegal ended Friday of last week. Read on for a short recap of the programme by Nadine Minampala, who did an amazing job leading the course! By: more »

Thailand 2019: PROWIBO in the Press

Brittani Barger, the Deputy Editor of Royal Central joined Tessy de Nassau, PROWIBO co-founder, during PROWIBO’s 2019 summer school in Thailand. In addition to attending PROWIBO events, Ms. Barger joined Panel 3 of Women, Development more »

SWU 2019: The Student Highlight Reel

At the 2019 PROWIBO summer school at Srinakharinwirot University (SWU) in Thailand, Rachel Warnick taught a 5-days course titled “Contemporary Communications”, where students had to analyze the global and regional applications of the UN’s Sustainable more »

PROWIBO Examines how to Teach Tech to Gen Z

On Saturday the 18th of May, Professors Without Borders in partnership with the Gulf Futures Center, LSEIdeas and Richmond University, hosted a conference at the German School in London. The conference featured 11 speakers from across more »

How to reference well and avoid plagiarism

With the new academic year around the corner, it’s about time you removed the cobwebs from your academic books and refreshed some of your study skills, especially referencing and avoiding plagiarism.  Plagiarism is defined as more »

Call for Abstracts – Teaching through Gaming

In the education sector, it is well known that lecture and dictation-based teaching is not the most effective way for students to fully grasp and understand concepts. Conversely, games-based teaching provides a more engaging way more »