We’re deeply troubled by Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine and heartbroken by the escalating humanitarian disaster. This blatant and egregious violation of Ukraine’s nationwide sovereignty goes in opposition to all we stand for as a corporation devoted to the facility of studying to raise society and produce alternative to each nook of the globe. We stand with the folks of Ukraine and all those that urgently search peace.
In furtherance of that stand, efficient instantly we’re eradicating all edX course content material provided by Russian Universities – ITMO College, Nationwide Analysis Nuclear College MEPhL, Nationwide College of Science and Know-how MISiS, Peoples’ Friendship College of Russia (RUDN), and Ural Federal College.
What this implies in observe:
- New learners will be unable to seek out or enroll in these programs at edX.org.
- We’ll work to make sure learners at the moment enrolled will be capable to full their programs.
To help Ukraine’s educational establishments and college students, we’re additionally working with the Ministry of Training and Science of Ukraine to supply all Ukrainian faculties and universities free entry to edX On-line Campus for the foreseeable future. We wish to be certain that schooling stays a lifeline in a time of disaster and a pathway to alternative for college students impacted by this devastating battle as soon as they’re protected and settled. By means of edX On-line Campus, faculties and universities can present their college students free entry to over 1,600 on-line programs and applications from the world’s main establishments and firms, serving to college students proceed to study on-line at the same time as campuses shut and persons are displaced.
As we navigate this disaster, we’ll do every thing doable to make knowledgeable and simply selections, per our mission and values. We’re exploring methods to companion with refugee organizations in order that we are able to deploy or develop sources that almost all successfully tackle the wants of displaced Ukrainian college students. We hope to have extra to share on this work quickly. We thank our folks, companions, and the hundreds of thousands of learners we serve for his or her belief in us and can proceed to have interaction this group because the state of affairs evolves.