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McGraw-Hill Education and Unizin Partner to Make Affordable Digital Learning Materials Available to 25 Universities and Nearly 1 Million Students

March 13, 2018

NEW YORK and AUSTIN, March 13, 2018 – Learning science company McGraw-Hill Education has announced a new agreement with Unizin, Ltd. (“Unizin”) to provide its 25 member universities with affordable, high-value, digital learning materials through an Inclusive Access model – giving students easy access to materials on the first day of class. The non-profit Unizin consortium serves nearly 1 million students and is dedicated to improving teaching and learning environments with digital… Read More

Macmillan Learning and Unizin Partner to Bring Affordable & Insight-Driven Solutions to Universities

February 21, 2018

Partnership will deliver leading content and cutting-edge digital tools to nearly 1 million students at 25 member institutions

Top Hat Partners with Unizin Consortium to Bring Affordable and Accessible Digital OER Content to 25 Universities

November 29, 2017

Originally published by Top Hat. TORONTO and AUSTIN, November 29, 2017  — Today, Top Hat, provider of the leading cloud-based teaching platform for higher education, announced a new partnership with Unizin, Ltd (“Unizin”), a nonprofit consortium of 25 leading universities dedicated to promoting affordability, access, and learner success in digital education. Through the partnership, Unizin’s 25 consortium member institutions will have full access to Top Hat services including the OER Marketplace, Single-Sign-On integration, and… Read More

Rob Lowden Appointed as Unizin Interim Executive Director

November 20, 2017

AUSTIN, November 14, 2017 — Unizin CEO Amin Qazi announced his intent to step down from his role at the end of the year. We would like to thank Amin for his service. Qazi has led the Unizin consortium since 2014 and oversaw the rapid growth of consortium membership. He played a critical role in shaping the direction of the organization during this formative period.   Qazi’s leadership was integral in many of… Read More

Unizin Announces Strategic Alliance with edX to Advance Education

October 23, 2017

AUSTIN and CAMBRIDGE, October 23, 2017 – Unizin, a nonprofit consortium of 25 universities, today announced a partnership with, the leading nonprofit online learning platform founded by Harvard and MIT. Unizin will operate and invest in the Open edX platform, the learning experience platform that powers The software will serve as a hosted platform for Unizin’s member universities, and key enhancements to the software will be coordinated and shared with… Read More