Global scholars advancing peace through sports

SEGi University held a distinguished gathering of scholars and experts from renowned institutions across the globe. The event was graced by the presence of Datin Prof. Dr. Mariani Md. Nor, Dean of the Faculty of Education, Languages, Psychology & Music (FoELPM) and Head of Research at the Centre of Excellence in Educational Innovation & Technology Leadership (CEEITL), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lim Boon Hooi, Associate Professor at FoELPM, and Dr. Ena Bhattacharyya, Head of Sustainability Cluster, FoELPM, marked a significant milestone in the university’s commitment to promoting peace through sports and fostering collaborative research initiatives.

The esteemed guests included Prof. Lee Jong-Young, Prof. Jo Ki-Jung, Prof. Kim JinHwan, and Lee Jang-Hyun from Peace Sports, The University of Suwon, Korea, and Sookmyung Women’s University, as well as Dr. Pintu Modak from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani Campus, Rajasthan, India. This diverse gathering of scholars and experts converged at SEGi University’s Dentistry Meeting Room, where they engaged in insightful discussions on the transformative power of sports in fostering peace and explored avenues for collaborative research.

The discussions delved into the multifaceted role of sports in promoting global unity, conflict resolution, and intercultural understanding. Participants shared their experiences and perspectives on leveraging sports as a catalyst for positive change, bringing communities together, and cultivating a culture of peace and tolerance.

Drawing upon SEGi University’s rich academic legacy and commitment to excellence, the esteemed guests explored opportunities for joint research initiatives that could contribute to the broader understanding of the intersections between sports, education, and peacebuilding. The university’s strong reputation for academic excellence, exemplified by its impressive 4 out of 5 stars overall score in the latest QS World University Rankings 2023, underscored its ability to foster impactful and groundbreaking research collaborations.

Furthermore, SEGi University’s outstanding employability rate of 97% for its reflects its dedication to nurturing industry-ready professionals equipped with the skills and knowledge to navigate complex global challenges.

As the discussions unfolded, participants emphasised the importance of interdisciplinary approaches and fostering a diverse and inclusive academic environment. By bringing together scholars from various backgrounds and disciplines, SEGi University aims to explore innovative solutions that can harness the power of sports to promote peace, unity, and understanding on a global scale.

Through this remarkable gathering, SEGi University has once again demonstrated its commitment to fostering international academic collaborations and addressing pressing global issues. By leveraging its academic prowess and forging strong partnerships with esteemed institutions worldwide, the university is poised to make a lasting impact on promoting peace through sports and advancing cutting-edge research in this vital field.

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