Nº 7 - 7th, February, 2019


Congregation’s University Pastoral Care Global Seminar 

English. Pastoral care has an intimate connection with our education mission and is today very present in the Church´s agenda. The Vatican Congregation for Catholic Education convened an International Seminar on University Pastoral Care towards discussing experiences and sharing of approaches on campus ministry in more than 20 universities from 5 different continents. The meeting was hosted by Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi, Prefect of the Congregation.

Which are the urgent priorities that jesuit universities are facing on this regard? Which opportunities are we not leveraging? Are we promoting this dialogue and conversation within our institutions?

IAJU was part of the discussions and represented by Dr. Stephanie Russell, AJCU's Vice President and Consultant for Mission Integration. Today we share her thoughts as a participant. Full report.
Español. El cuidado pastoral tiene una conexión íntima con nuestra misión educativa y está hoy muy presente en la agenda de la Iglesia. La Congregación para la Educación Católica del Vaticano convocó un Seminario Internacional sobre Atención Pastoral Universitaria para discutir experiencias y compartir enfoques sobre el ministerio universitario en más de 20 universidades de 5 continentes. La reunión fue organizada por el cardenal Giuseppe Versaldi, prefecto de la Congregación.

¿Cuáles son las prioridades urgentes que enfrentan las universidades jesuitas a este respecto? ¿Que oportunidades no estamos aprovechando? ¿Estamos promoviendo este diálogo y conversación en nuestras instituciones?

IAJU fue parte de las discusiones y estuvo representada por la Dra. Stephanie Russell, Vicepresidenta y Consultora para la Integración de la Misión de AJCU. Hoy compartimos sus ideas como participante. Informe.

Jesuit Universities in South Asia 

Activity Report JHEASA 2018

English. We bring you a report on the 2018 activity of the Jesuit Higher Education Institutions in South Asia. The region has done extraordinary efforts towards coordination, collaboration and connection between institutions. Following the Bilbao Assembly, they have designed common projects and programs aligned with the IAJU priorities.

How is jesuit education impacting the region? Where is it growing? What are the opportunities and challenges the institutions are facing? What are the plans for 2019?

Learn more about it reading the full report prepared by Fr Joye Jame S.J., Secretary for Higher Education for South Asia. Report.
Español. Le presentamos el informe de actividad de 2018 de las instituciones de educación superior jesuitas en el sur de Asia. La región ha realizado esfuerzos extraordinarios hacia la coordinación, colaboración y conexión entre instituciones. Tras la Asamblea de Bilbao, han diseñado proyectos y programas comunes alineados con las prioridades de la IAJU.

¿Que impacto tiene la educación jesuita en la región? ¿Dónde está creciendo? ¿Cuáles son las oportunidades y los desafíos que enfrentan las instituciones? ¿Cuáles son los planes para 2019?

Conozca más leyendo el informe completo preparado por el padre Joye Jame S.J., Secretario de Educación Superior para Asia del Sur. Informe.


We encourage you to send us any news that you think might be of interest to share with the IAJU community

Higher Education Observatory in Europe

UNIJES launched the new Higher Ed. Observatory as a platform for jesuit university leaders to analyse the new trends. Learn more about their first meeting. here.

How do Muslism See the Jesuits?

JAMIA (Jesuits among Muslims in Asia) 2019 Conference brought to light some of the opportunities and challenges the Jesuits face in working with Muslims in this richly diverse region. Learn more.

Advocacy for Student Protection 


Jesuit universities in the U.S. submitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Education regarding proposed amendments to Title IX. Read the letter.

Jesuit Universities to Preserve the Amazonia


Jesuit universities join forces and propose reflexions and actions towards the Amazonía Synod. Learn more.

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