Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences invites you to an international tourism conference on October 25, 2018. The conference is organized within the Interreg Central Baltic project Boosting tourism business growth through higher vocational education (BOOSTED).
Baltic International Summer School (BISS) 2018 has officially begun with an opening ceremony which was attended by 25 participants from countries such as Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, France, Ukraine, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Indonesia, United States of America, and Latvia.
Baltic International Summer School 2018 participants will take part in workshops exploring new approaches in documentary production designed for the digital age, led by Fulbright Specialist Helen De Michiel, a US-based professional producer, writer and director. Her lecture and workshops focus on using documentary storytelling for community engagement, dialogue and encouraging marginalized and invisible voices to be heard.
From the May 14 to May 2018, tourism students at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences, visited our neighbour country Lithuania for their field experience. The aim of this visit was to build on skills that are vital for tourism specialists of the future– guiding, organisation of trips, booking accommodation, etc.
On May 30th, 2018 the Higher Education Quality Agency granted licenses for the implementation of two new Master’s programmes at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (ViA): “Media and information literacy” and “Virtual reality and smart technologies”.
Baltic International Summer School 2018 on media literacy and democracy is announcing the keynote speech by Andra Siibak, PhD, a Media Studies professor from Tartu University. She will address the importance of media literacy during the process of becoming famous in media space.