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Monday, June 22, 2015

Take a closer look at these videos from University of the People (UoPeople)

Look at these videos from University of the People (UoPeople) below.

President Reshef argues that it is in the best interest of all: students, their families, their communities, and most importantly, the US government as education drives the US economy.

The World's First Tuition-Free Online University - How does it work?  

University of the People writes,  "University of the People (UoPeople) is the world's first non-profit, tuition- free, accredited online university dedicated to opening the gates to higher education for all individuals otherwise constrained."

University of the People (UoPeople) is the world’s first non-profit, tuition-free, accredited, online academic institution dedicated to opening access to higher education globally for all qualified individuals, despite financial, geographic or societal constraints.

In February 2014 UoPeople received accreditation from the Distance and Education Training Council, a U.S. Department of Education authorized accrediting agency.

Founded in 2009 by educational entrepreneur Shai Reshef, UoPeople is affiliated with the United Nations GAID, the Clinton Global Initiative, and Yale Law School ISP. UoPeople has signed collaborative partnership agreements with New York University (NYU) to accept students; Microsoft for scholarships, internships and mentoring and with Hewlett-Packard (HP), through the Catalyst Initiative, to provide student internship opportunities. UoPeople offers undergraduate programs in Business Administration and Computer Science. About 2,000 students from over 150 countries have been enrolled. Of students polled consecutively each term, 95% would recommend UoPeople to a peer.


State of the Union Free Community College plan, interview on CCTV with Shai Reshef 

Source: University of the People and University of the People Channel (YouTube)