Israel's first social-impact bonds: win-win-win

Social BondsSir Ronald’s Cohen new initiative at the University of Haifa offers investors an attractive return if the University succeeds in reducing drop-out rates in engineering and sciences through an experimental programme.

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University of Haifa’s Prof wins prestigious Rappaport Art Prize

Golumbek2Prof. Itzhak Golumbek, renowned Israeli sculptor and faculty member of the Department of Fine Arts has won Israel’s acclaimed Rappaport Prize. “He displays, along with other artists born to families who immigrated to Israel after the establishment of the State, an Israeli identity which is not obvious", said the judging panel.

 

 

University of Haifa speakers at IPO’s International Music Education conference

IPOTo mark its 80th anniversary, the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra will hold its First International Music Education Conference in Tel-Aviv on 14th-17th of May. University of Haifa’s Prof Taiseer Elias of the Music Department and Musical Director of the Arab-Jewish Orchestra, and sociologist Prof Oz Almog of the Department of Israel Studies will be keynote speakers.

 

Why I chose to study at University of Haifa’s International School 

FrankieFrankie Stubbs from London is now doing her third Hebrew Uplan at the University of Haifa. Why does she keep coming back?

Registration is now open to all our Summer and Autumn Programmes including Hebrew and Arabic Ulpan and a September Study Tour on Nationalism & Religious Fundamentalism in the Middle East.

 

Downtown Haifa goes upscale with urban makeover

ir tachtit3After years of neglect, Haifa’s port area is showing signs of rebirth as trendy pubs and restaurants and funky designers set up shop. The University of Haifa’s Port Campus is part of the new vibrant scene! Read on Times of Israel

If you are in Israel for Pesach check out the list of events, boutiques and galleries.

 

Unique trail in one of Haifa’s most diverse neighbourhoods now open

Ein Hayam3This unique Haifa trail was developed by the University’s School of Tourism together with the Leo Baeck Centre and with residents of Ein Hayam, one of the city's most picturesque and multi-cultural neighbourhoods. Now it's an amazing opportunity to enjoy nature, history, archaeology and local attractions including a Community Garden and an Artists and Farmers Market.

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