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Academic unit: Office of the President

News about initiatives and events led by the President's Office of UC Chile.


University Presidents David Garza, Raquel Bernal and Ignacio Sánchez.

Shaping the Future: Transformative Education in a Changing World

What are the biggest challenges for education worldwide? What role should universities play in addressing them? What type of education should they provide?

UC Chile Ranked Among Top 100 Universities Worldwide, Achieving Goal 14 Years Ahead of Schedule

UC Chile continues to shine in the QS Rankings 2025 and is now among the world's top 100 institutions. The university’s main strengths continue to be academic…

Group of delegates participating in the U21 meeting, in a hall at the University of Hong Kong.

UC Chile at Universitas 21: Building a Global Vision of Future Higher Education

UC Chile President Ignacio Sánchez, along with Vice Presidents Lilian Ferrer and Pedro Bouchon, made significant strides in strengthening the university's…

Students in the hall of the San Joaquin Campus.- Photo: Office of Communication

UC Chile Excels in QS Ranking: Among Global Leaders in 37 Disciplines

Having earned recognition in three additional disciplines compared to the previous year, UC Chile is now ranked among the best institutions in the world in 37…

University of  Barcelona’s Auditorium.

UC Chile Strengthens Ties With the Universities of Barcelona and Ramón Llull

The University President Ignacio Sánchez visited both universities in Barcelona to strengthen academic partnerships and address new areas of joint work.

Photograph of the participants of La Tríada at the Casa Central Campus.

Leading Latin American University Presidents Address Main Higher Education Challenges

Five years after establishing this university alliance, the top officials from UC Chile, Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico, and Universidad de los Andes in…

From left to right, provost from the University of North Texas (EE.UU), Michael McPherson; the director from the International Cape Horn Center (CHIC), Ricardo Rozzi and the UC Chile President Ignacio Sánchez.

UMAG, UC Chile, and CHIC Strengthen University Partnership to Boost Magallanes as a Scientific Hub

The strategic agreement is part of the cooperation of the consortium of national and foreign higher education institutions that support the work of the Cape…

Casa Central facade in the daylight.

UC Chile Climbs in Global Rankings, Maintains Top Spot in Chile

After evaluating nearly 2,500 institutions, prestigious British ranking places Universidad Católica among the best universities in the world. Its strengths…

San Joaquín facade in the daylight.

UC Chile Continues its Reign as Latin America's Leader in THE Rankings 2023 for the Fifth Consecutive Year

The eighth edition of THE Latin American University Rankings 2023 includes 197 ranked institutions from 13 countries, 32 of which are Chilean. Excellence in…

Authorities from UC Chile and NUS are posing for the camera.

University Strengthens Global Collaboration Ties at U21 Meeting

The University President and two Vice Presidents recently attended the annual Universitas 21 meeting in Australia, where they discussed the role of higher…

Fifteen members of the Hemispheric University Consortium are posing for the camera. Four of them are women.

UC Chile President Becomes New Head of Consortium of Leading Universities in the Americas

“It is an honor and a great responsibility to serve as president of the Hemispheric University Consortium, which faces growth and sustainability challenges in…

President Ignacio Sánchez making a speech.

Our university starts the year with many exciting announcements

President Ignacio Sanchez inaugurated the 2023 academic year and, in his speech, spoke of the success of this year's admissions. He also referred to the…