CEU San Pablo University has kicked off the new academic year with a festive welcome meeting aimed at the nearly 2,300 new students who are joining the classrooms, 9% more than the previous year . The rector of the University, Rosa Visiedo, has encouraged the new students to “live the university”, to take advantage of all the possibilities it offers, with a wide range of services and excellent academic training that will provide them with personal and intellectual growth. .
Thus, they have been invited to participate in all the activities proposed from the different areas, clubs or Campus Life, which allow them to cultivate hobbies or arouse interests. “We offer you a university that wants to train good professionals, but also people with the ability to think, with solid values and the determination to act , to build a fairer society and a better world for all”, she underlined.
The Welcome Day, held at the Montepríncipe Campus, has allowed new students to meet the dean’s team and their future teachers in different specific sessions depending on the studies to be carried out. Enlivened with live music, 20 information tents have been placed outside the Campus about the different services and activities offered by the University: Campus Life, Clubs, University Orientation Service (SOU), Grow Path for Students (GPS), Volunteering, Pastoral Care, Sports, Alumni, Professional Careers, Digital Ambassadors, Own Degree in Values and Leadership in the Digital Age, Family Institute and Young ACdP.
CEU San Pablo University, with more than 80 years of experience in higher education, is firmly committed to innovation, research, internationalization and digitization as tools to adapt to new realities and social demands . It has launched an innovative teaching program, the Exploria project, which enriches and updates teaching activity and curricular content with new tools, methodologies and ways of teaching, promoting continuous training, internal collaboration and collaboration with the environment.
The prestige of the University is recognized internationally. The CEU Universities appear in the international ranking prepared by the British firm Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), specialized in the analysis of higher education institutions. T he three universities of the CEU group are among the 25 best universities in Spain .
In addition, in the QS Stars evaluation system, to which numerous universities around the world submit voluntarily to certify compliance with the demanding quality standards set by QS itself, CEU Universities have obtained the highest score -5 stars- in the categories of internationalization, teaching, employability and inclusion. In academic development, social responsibility and facilities have been recognized with four stars.
The CEU Universities also appear very prominent in the Young University Rankings 2022, in 4th place among a total of 32 Spanish universities. And, worldwide, it ranks 136th, out of a total of 790 universities from 68 countries . It is also the second in the national territory in mentions of scientific publications, and the first in the proportion of women among the student body (64%).
One more year, the World University Ranking that Times Higher Education (THE) prepares annually to evaluate the quality of university institutions around the world, positions CEU Universities among the best Spanish universities, as well as internationally.