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Media Recap: UA Micro-Campus Coverage

Last week, the University of Arizona announced the launch of its Global Micro-Campus Network and partnerships with 11 new institutions, bringing the total of UA micro-campuses to 13 in 10 countries. If you missed it, here is a summary of the coverage. 


Going Big Into 'Microcampuses' - Inside Higher Ed 

“Rather than build its own brick-and-mortar branch campuses, the University of Arizona is embarking on a plan to open more than 25 “microcampuses” at international partner universities over the next three years, creating a network that it hopes will be capable of educating more than 25,000 students around the globe.”

U.S. University Plans Dozens of Overseas 'Microcampuses'Times Higher Education

"Dual-degree programmes are a common model in international higher education, but Arizona’s approach is unusual in seeking to leverage these programmes to create branded hubs – what it has calling microcampuses – around the world.”

University of Arizona Looking to Create Dozens of 'Microcampuses' Around World - KTAR News

“There are already 11 more microcampuses planned that include universities in the Philippines, Jordan, Taiwan, Indonesia, Mexico, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam.”

UA Expands Global Footprint with Micro-Campuses - Arizona Public Media

“Two of the school's micro-campuses are already running, in China and Cambodia. Eleven more programs will open in the next year throughout the Middle East, Asia and North America.”

U of Arizona Establishes International 'Microcampuses' - Education Dive 

“The University of Arizona is partnering with universities throughout the world to establish ‘microcampuses’ over the next three years, where the school will partner with other campuses to educate more than 25,000 students.”

A New Global Model: The Micro-Campus - The EvoLLLution

“With a goal of providing access to top-quality US higher education on a global scale, we at the University of Arizona, together with a group of 13 international partner universities, have launched an ambitious initiative to establish one of the world’s most affordable, accessible and expansive global networks for higher education and collaborative research.”

University of Arizona Adding More Overseas Sites - The Arizona Daily Star

“The University of Arizona is reimagining what it means to be an international university in a digital age.”

University of Arizona Adding 11 New Micro-Campuses Abroad - KGUN 9

"The campuses are a new model to provide international students access to U of A degrees in their home country."

University of Arizona to Expand Internationally — With Microcampuses - KJZZ

"The University of Arizona is planning to open a series of microcampuses in countries around the globe."

UA Launches Visionary Global Network - UANews

“The micro-campus network opens educational and engagement possibilities for domestic UA students by allowing them to travel and study between Tucson and micro-campus locations — while remaining in their UA degree programs.”

Big Moves in U.S. Higher Education - Higher Education Strategy Associates

"The other really interesting and bold move came from the University of Arizona, which announced that it is going to create 25 “microcampuses” around the world capable collectively of teaching about 25,000 students per year."