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20
May

Stay connected. Stay informed. Using podcasts to facilitate learning during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.

Staying informed and connected is extremely important, now more than ever. Information has become currency and it is more important than ever to stay on top of current affairs and developments, not just locally but globally too. Learn how you can facilitate your own learning even when undertaking the most mindless chores.
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15
May

Wanted: New Business Leaders for New Business Models

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us and new business models will emerge. A new leadership is required. What is really happening? Read more to find out
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04
May

Entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution

In the World Economic Forum’s “Future of Jobs” report, it was found that 35 percent of core skills will change between 20 15 and 2020. Now we have reached 2020, how are we ensuring students of today are equipped to succeed in an ever-changing world of disruption and innovation.
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27
Jan

Commencement Ceremony 2019

On Saturday, December 14, 2019, AUS welcomed its graduating Class of 2019 to Grand Hôtel du Lac in Vevey for its 27th Commencement Ceremony. Students from all corners of the world came together to celebrate the achievement of their goals, the end of their educational journey, and the beginning of new career opportunities. The traditional...
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27
Jan

AUS Winter Term 2020 Icebreaker

On Thursday, January 23rd, AUS students and staff reunited in Villeneuve for the start of the Winter Term icebreaker. It was another opportunity for all to unite in a casual and fun-filled setting. Cultures mingled and conversations flowed around drinks and snacks – a moment to talk about winter vacation, goals for the term, and...
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22
Jan

Switzerland Ranked Best Country in the World

Switzerland ranked ‘best country’ in the world – once again A selection of research and news organizations, among them US News, Business Insider, and Wharton School, have once again chosen Switzerland as the ‘best country’ in the world among 73 countries world-wide.  This is the fourth time in a row that it has been placed...
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06
Dec

Field Trip to Nestlé Rive-Reine Training Centre

AUS prides itself in its constant efforts to link academia to industry. Not only does the university have faculty members with strong ties to their field of business, but it also offers hands-on practical experience and field trips to multinational organizations. This week Professor Sanja Fabrio took her Master students from the ‘Leading in the...
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26
Nov

AUS Open House – November 2019

On Thursday, November 21st, AUS held an exciting Open House. It was an opportunity for AUS students, alumni, and prospective students as well as faculty and staff to immerse themselves in two of the eight specializations proposed by the university. Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Fashion Design Management, Luxury Management, Fashion Design Management, Interior Design Management, Cybersecurity...
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14
Nov

Child genius ‘could follow mentor to Oxford’ after finishing first degree aged 9

A nine-year-old boy will become the youngest ever graduate at the end of this year, sparking a competition among the world’s top universities to sign up the boy genius. Laurent Simons has an IQ of at least 145 and will complete his electrical engineering degree from the Eindhoven University of Technology in December. “I really...
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Ferrri Fashion School - Team of American University in Switzerland visited Fashion & Design Academy in Milan
06
Nov

Sharing success in Milan

Last week, AUS attended Ferrari Fashion School’s fashion show in Milan. Ferrari Fashion School was part of the Fashion Graduate Italia 2019 that took place at the BASE Milano from October 27 to October 30, 2019. During these days, the Schools and Fashion Academies presented fashion shows, workshops, and set-ups on the current and future trends...
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