AUA Future of Learning Accelerator


The AUA Future of Learning Accelerator will be hosted by United Arab Emirates University from July 29 to September 1, 2021. The program is now open for application.

The AUA Future of Learning Accelerator is a vision setting and innovation program where a selected group of education and tech professionals, policy makers, researchers, high school and university students re-imagine the future of education in the AWASAR region.

During the 5-week program, 5 teams go through a series of acceleration milestones and coaching sessions to develop 5 high level initiatives that are meant to support the University Of The Future’s goal to make 100 Million students lifelong learners and continuously employable.

The Future of Learning Accelerator marks the kick-off of a structured partner engagement and resource mobilization process that will run throughout the duration of EXPO, culminating in the 100 Million Stars Summit. 

Below is a brief summary of the key information of the program.


United Arab Emirates University 

Program Date and Time

29th July 2021 to 1st September 2021

Meet 3 times a week + extra teamwork

Weekly time commitment: approximately 7 hours

Expected Outcomes

By the end of the program, the 5 teams participating in the Accelerator will have achieved the following results: 

1. Identify the focus areas and the core participants in the coalitions supporting five “Quadruple Helix Initiatives”

2. Define the value propositions, and the impact models for the five initiatives

3. Craft a roadmap to define 5 pilots that will be implemented in collaboration with UAEU Pathfinders. The design of pilots will be the focus of the 100 Million Stars Lab

Eligible Candidates

Full-time undergraduates & postgraduate

Application Process

Interested students may apply through the link:

The organizing committee will process the application and contact the enrolled students.

Deadline for Nomination

July 20 (Tue), 2021


Free for HKUST students

Program Organization and Schedule

Program Description

Poster [Kindly note that the deadline indicated on the poster (July 15) has now been extended to July 20.]

Event Format
Recommended For
PG students
UG students
Global Engagement & Greater China Affairs on behalf of Asian Universities Alliance
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