Earlier this month, the Gibraltar-Israel Chamber of Commerce (Gibrael) took its fifth Business Delegation from Gibraltar to Israel. Nadine Collado, the University’s Director of Professional Development & Continuing Education formed a part of a cross-sector delegation of Gibraltar’s senior professionals.
Ms Collado who also chairs the University’s New Technology in Education Advisory Group, met with senior representatives from tech startups, established businesses and top universities while on the visit. She said; “Being part of the Gibrael Delegation has been a very positive experience for the University of Gibraltar. Attendance at the Our Crowd Global Investor Summit in Jerusalem and in the Fintech Conference held at Tel-Aviv’s Stock Exchange meant I had real opportunities to network not only with the local delegates but also international delegates and discussing how they saw the space in terms of education. We had meetings with senior representatives of Hi-tech start-ups as well as a variety of top level institutions which were very insightful. Furthermore, I had separate meetings with the Vice President of Tel Aviv University and the Academic Director of its’ Business School as well as the CEOs of hi-tech training education centres with whom we have already started establishing collaborations. This is in particular in the area of blockchain tech, mobile development, software development, and executive programmes amongst others”.
As part of this four-day trade-mission, the delegation travelled to four cities – Tel Aviv, Haifa, Kfar-Saba and Jerusalem and included representatives from the University of Gibraltar, Gibraltar International Bank, Bentley Investments Group, Cohen and Massias Jewellery, WorkLab Gibraltar, MYL Consulting, Sodi Connect, Richardsons Chartered Surveyors and Benefit Business Solutions.
The University of Gibraltar’s New Technologies in Education (NTiE) Key Advisory Group has a direct link with industry and segment leaders.