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A hundred new international students are welcomed

Aug 21, 2014 11:09 GMT University of Gävle Students from China, Australia, Peru, Canada, Bangladesh and Kenya are welcomed together with EU-students from example Czech Republic, Italy, Germany and Spain to the University of Gävle for this autumn’s term.

The Study Programme in Social Work at the University of Gävle is of high quality

Aug 12, 2014 09:21 GMT University of Gävle Swedish Higher Education Authority awards the Study Programme in Social Work and bachelor degree within the main subject social work at the University of Gävle, the grade of high quality in the national quality evaluation.

Swire Properties Unveils Hong Kong’s First-ever Elephant Parade

Aug 01, 2014 12:47 GMT Elephant Parade Swire Properties and Elephant Parade today launched Hong Kong’s first-ever Elephant Parade. From 1 August to 9 September 2014, more than 100 individually-painted life-size baby elephant statues are exhibited at Pacific Place, Cityplaza and Citygate Outlets malls, as well as The Upper House and EAST, Hong Kong.

Record breaking Elephant Parade National tour finishes on a high - UK tour successfully auctions off full herd for The Asian Elephant Foundation

Jul 31, 2014 10:10 GMT Elephant Parade Today marks the finale of the intu Elephant Parade National Tour, the world’s longest running public art expo raising awareness of elephant conservation issues. The UK tour concludes having successfully auctioned off the entire herd of 35 magnificent art pieces designed by top artists and celebrities through a 100-day online auction.

60 hours left to help save the Asian elephant

Jul 24, 2014 12:54 GMT Elephant Parade Auction for intu Elephant Parade National Tour ends midnight Saturday. There are only a few days left for elephant lovers to take part in the intu Elephant Parade online auction, for a chance to own a stunning original art piece and support Asian elephant conservation (

Anantara and Elephant Parade bring the world’s largest open air art exhibition to Bangkok

Jul 14, 2014 12:13 GMT Elephant Parade Anantara Hotels Resorts and Spas has announced their partnership with the founders of the world famous ‘Elephant Parade’, bringing the largest open air art exhibition to Bangkok in 2015.

Elephants march into intu Bromley for final stop of national tour

Jul 04, 2014 11:20 GMT Elephant Parade This week Elephant Parade has arrived at intu Bromley where art designs from top celebrities will be joined by elephants created by local school children.

Become the next Elephant Parade Superstar!

Jul 01, 2014 10:41 GMT Elephant Parade Elephant Parade has today launched the Global Elephant Parade Artbox Contest, presented by Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas: an art competition that will challenge people from all around the world to paint their own 15cm elephant.

To what degree are youths willing to engage themselves in democratic activities?

Jun 16, 2014 10:17 GMT University of Gävle The researchers Jan Grannäs (University of Gävle) and Pia Nyman-Kurkiala (Åbo Academy) has been granted 820 000 Swedish Krona for a pilot-study about youths conditions, opportunities and knowledge to allow for a contributing democratic citizenship.

intu activates Elephant Parade live auction across its UK shopping centres to help save the Asian elephant

Jun 16, 2014 09:00 GMT Elephant Parade intu, owner of some of the UK’s most popular shopping centres, today activates a nationwide promotion campaign across its shopping malls to raise money for the Asian Elephant Foundation. The centres will be driving awareness of an online auction ( of 35 brightly coloured elephant statues painted by artists and celebrities.