#UoPeople #ShaiReshef

The Tuition-Free Online University of the Future

UNESCO estimates that by 2025 there will be nearly 100 million people internationally seeking seats in universities that don’t exist. That’s why Shai Reshef created an entirely new kind of university that would fling open the gates of higher education to help people around the world achieve their educational dreams. In 2009, he founded University of the People, the first non-profit, tuition-free, American, accredited, online university which now enrolls 117,000 students from 200 countries.

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Shai Reshef

University of the People

This event will be in person

Details

Format:

Solo

Type:

Session

Track:

Global Initiatives

Level:

Deep Understanding

Focus Area:

Higher Education