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The CoVisions_19 project was carried out as part of the course in History and theory of photography, held by Prof. Roberta Basano at the Dams of the University of Turin. The students of the course, forced to take lessons from home following the Coronavirus emergency, were asked to take photographs that would respond to a key word: isolation. The aim is to reason about the communication possibilities of photography and its language, stimulating creativity and overcoming the physical limits of solitude. All 203 photographs, made by 72 students, have been uploaded to the Instagram page @ covisions_19 and show how a moment of frustration can be used to create art. The initial theme of isolation will be followed by others in the coming days, such as distance, suspension, time and daily life.

The 74th edition of the National University Championships, in their spring session, which should have taken place in Turin from 22 to 31 May 2020, was postponed to a date to be decided.The decision was made by the CUSI (Italian University Sports Center), represented by President Antonio Dima, and the Turin University Sports Center, represented by President Riccardo D’Elicio, as organizing body, following the persistence of the emergency linked to the Coronavirus epidemic present in our country, taking into account the measures issued by the state administration and by local authorities. These are the words of the Turin President: “It is an inevitable choice given the dramatic situation that is being faced in Italy and throughout the world. University sport can only respect and share the decisions taken by institutions, given the exceptional nature of the facts and the importance of individual responsibilities. This event would bring to our city over 4 thousand participants from all over Italy, including athletes, technicians and accompanying managers, engaged in 21 different disciplines. I continue to be convinced that sport will be one of the factors of rebirth after this horrible moment ”.

On Monday 30 March at 2.30 pm live on Instagram, the students of Vittoria High School with their teachers will have the opportunity to meet Roberto Saviano, as part of the Quarantined lessons cycle that the writer, journalist and screenwriter offers every other day to a Italian school during the Covid19 emergency. To participate, an Instagram profile is sufficient; the title of the event is robertosaviano_official! The meeting will be dedicated to Primo Levi and to the suggestion that reading “If this is a man” can exert on the boys in these days of forced isolation. “To keep alive the sense of belonging and participation that is a fundamental component in a school, we are developing, together with my staff, alongside school activities, some initiatives to involve the children and make them feel less alone”, explains the Principal Marcella Bodo. Among these initiatives, a weekly appointment with an illustrious guest is scheduled to discuss and discuss current, historical and social issues, and the first of these guests will be Roberto Saviano.

During this period of closure of the schools due to the coronavirus emergency, MIUR continues the work on the national programmed access tests, the entrance tests which take place in September and which regulate access to the nationally programmed degree courses. This year it will start on September 1 with Medicine

Saturday 4 April IED Turin is waiting for you for the largest online multisite Open Day in Italy! Even in the emergency context generated by Coronavirus, the IED Group does not stop and offers you the opportunity to get to know online the training offer of the areas of fashion, visual arts design, communication, art and restoration. In the next few days the schedules of the direct will be published in order to have all the necessary information relating to the three-year Post Diploma courses, Masters and Continuing Education courses. Click here for more information.

Study room Campus Off by OFF TOPIC re-opens today, Monday 17th February.

It is open from Monday to Saturday, with the following opening hours:

Mondays through Fridays: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

OFF TOPIC’s bistro has special offers for students (provided they show their student cards): 

Menu: first course + second course with side dish + water + coffee: €10

First course + water + coffee: €5

Second course + water + coffee: €6

Panuozzo + water + coffee: €6

The second edition of the course “Diventare imprenditori” (“Becoming entrepreneurs”) will be starting on February 27th. The aim of the course is to introduce students to the world of entrepreneurship, and is open to students, graduates and PhD students, and will consist of 10 meeting, one per week. The main goal is to help participants to find their way in the business world and to help them develop their entrepreneurial aptitudes. 

The second edition of the course will be held at Campus Luigi Einaudi. 

For any further information, please visit the site

Fill in the form to apply.

February 17th through February 21st, Campus Einaudi will host Università degli Studi has organized 5 campus Einaudi will host a five-day presentation of Università degli Studi’s curricula. 

During the event, students will be able to attend presentations of different curricula, gather information on how to enrol and on admission requirements, as well as know which career prospects and opportunities offers each department. 

Please refer to the PDF to consult the schedule.

Computer systems Excelsior, created by Unioncamere and Anpal, has revealed the list of the top in demand degrees in our labour market in 2020. 

Specifically, the demand for graduates reaches 18.3% of the total, rising from 68,000 recruitments planned in January 2019 to 84,000 recruitments planned for the beginning of 2020. 

As far as degrees are concerned, the demand has risen for the following departments: 

  • Architecture (+45.2%)
  • Economics (+33.6%)
  • Civil and environmental engineering (+29%)
  • Electronic and Information engineering (+27.9%)
  • Scientific, mathematic and physical-oriented degrees (+25.4%)

The main industries looking for graduates to hire are construction, specialist and consulting services working for businesses, IT and telecommunication services. 

On the occasion of National Day against Bullying and Cyber-bullying, established by MIUR (Ministry of Education, University and Research) in 2018, Università degli Studi and COmune di Torino have created the event “Per non perdersi nel mare della comunicazione” (“Lest we get lost in the sea of communication”). The event will last for three days, from February 7th to 9th, and it will feature conferences, workshops and an art exhibition. 

Programme: 

Friday, 7th February, 10 a.m.

Aula Magna della Cavallerizza (Palazzo Nuovo) will host the opening ceremony speech, which will be addressed to schools, and will focus on four key-words: listening, mediation, welcome, responsibility. 

Saturday, 8th February, 10 a.m.

Palazzo Nuovo will host workshops aimed at teachers and adults. 

Booking is required. Please visit the portal www.mediamentebullo.org.

An art exhibition will be held in Piazza Carlo Alberto, Torino, from Friday 7th to Sunday 9th.

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