The researchers of the University of La Laguna (ULL) obtained financing to develop 38 projects with an amount of five million euros. And the Research Results Transfer Office (OTRI), which is in charge of transferring the results of the research generated at the center to society, signed 70 agreements during the 2022-2023 academic year for a total value of 9,900,000 euros.
This is how he explained it Juan Antonio Garcíageneral secretary of the ULL when presenting the report of the institution’s activity during the official opening ceremony of the 2023-2024 academic yearwhich was held on the morning of this Wednesday, September 13, at the Auditorium. The event was chaired by the president of the Government of the Canary Islands, Fernando Clavijoand the rector of the ULL, Francisco Javier García.
The last course 20,223 students studied in the 115 degreess taught at the public university of Tenerife. Of that global figure, almost 18,000 correspond to students of different grades. Some 4,500 students were new students, 1,351 with master’s degrees and another 1,300 with doctorates.
And the number of women at the University of La Laguna who study different degrees is double that of men.
Juan Antonio García stated that, in terms of support for students in administrative tasks, last season there were close to 40,000 requests for advice made by the Information and Advisory Service (SIO). Half of them could be attended to through non-face-to-face channels.
Regarding the guarantee of teaching quality, 166 teachers from 50 degrees were subjected to the Docentia evaluation process. 93 percent of them obtained excellent (107) or very favorable ratings.
The report reflects that the General Foundation of the ULL was processed last year 152 knowledge transfer projects.
The initiative Talent Volcano is a program of actions promoted by the University of La Laguna, the Banco Santander Foundation and the public institutions of La Palma for the development of original projects that contribute to the recovery of said Island after the eruption. In the reference period, 24 initiatives were supported.
In the 2022-2023 academic year, the ULL allocated 500,000 euros to meet the healthcare needs of students, of which 300,000 went to care for those affected by the crisis generated by the Tajogaite volcano.