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20 Best Universities Podcasts of 2021

Are you wanting to learn more about universities ? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best universities podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, tweet us @MagazineWelp and we will check it out!

Best Universities Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

The Disclosure Podcast

  • Publisher: Earthling Ed
  • Total Episodes: 32

Join vegan educator, TEDx speaker and content creator Ed Winters as he explores topics surrounding veganism, morality, ethics, communication, and the environment, as well as discussing current events. Winters has spoken at over 1/3 of UK universities and at 6 Ivy league colleges, including as a guest lecturer at Harvard University. He has given speeches across the world, including at the University of Cambridge, EPFL, Google NYC and Google Zürich. In early 2019 he gave two TEDx talks, reaching a total of 1.5 million views online. His speech “You Will Never Look at Your Life in the Same Way Again” has 35 million accumulative views online and has been given to thousands of students across UK universities.

The Career Farm | Grow Your Own Career | with Jane Barrett

  • Publisher: Jane Barrett | Careers Expert | Coach | Author | Entrepreneur | Founder of The Career Farm
  • Total Episodes: 118

Career courses for individuals, universities and companies

The Veritas Forum

  • Publisher: The Veritas Forum
  • Total Episodes: 133

How can we mend a broken world? How should we seek justice? What is the good life? The Veritas Forum helps students and faculty ask life’s hardest questions. Many of the world’s leading universities were founded to answer the big “why” questions. Our mission is to help them confront these questions anew. Learn more at veritas.org

The Key with Inside Higher Ed

  • Publisher: insidehighered
  • Total Episodes: 46

Hear candid conversations with higher-ed newsmakers on how colleges and universities are coping with the pandemic and recession — with a special focus on equity and lower-income students.

All About Blockchain

  • Publisher: The UBRI Podcast from Ripple
  • Total Episodes: 16

Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) is accelerating education, adoption and innovation in partnership with global universities. We can better understand this emerging tech by hearing from scholars who are developing real use-case that solve for today’s challenges.

The Leader’s Notebook

  • Publisher: Charisma Podcast Network
  • Total Episodes: 54

Impacting lives through effective leadership. New York Times best-selling author, Dr. Mark Rutland shares from his decades of experience in leadership ranging from a mega church pastor to the president of two different universities. Gain practical, powerful, and inspirational knowledge through his perspective to navigate life as a 21st century leader. As Dr. Rutland always says, “This podcast is about life, leadership, relationships and faith.”

The Creative Process Podcast

  • Publisher: The Creative Process
  • Total Episodes: 258

Exploring the fascinating minds of creative people. Conversations with writers, artists & creative thinkers across the Arts and STEM disciplines. We discuss their life, work, and artistic practice. Notable people sharing real experiences and offering valuable insights.The interviews are hosted by founder and creative educator Mia Funk with the participation of students, universities, and collaborators from around the world. These conversations are also part of our traveling exhibition.
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RTÉ Brainstorm

  • Publisher: RTÉ
  • Total Episodes: 87

New ideas and insights about the world around us. From RTÉ in co-operation with Irish universities and the Irish Research Council.

Open College Podcast

  • Publisher: Produced by Possibly Correct Media
  • Total Episodes: 47

Dr. Stephen R.C. Hicks is a Canadian-American philosopher who teaches at Rockford University, Illinois. He has had visiting positions at Oxford University (England), Kasimir the Great University (Poland), and has lectured at universities across North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. He specializes in modern European philosophy and politics, and has written extensively on Kant, Marx, including his two books, Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault and Nietzsche and the Nazis.

Just Admit It!

  • Publisher: ivywise
  • Total Episodes: 21

Ready for the truth about college admissions? IvyWise’s ‘Just Admit It!’ podcast features straightforward, practical and up-to-date information and advice for students, families and educators around the world who are navigating the complex college admissions process. With over 250 years of combined admissions experience at some of the top institutions around the world, IvyWise’s college admissions experts know what it takes to get into your top-choice universities. From adapting to the current pandemic situation and brainstorming application essay topics, to building a balanced college list and planning for impactful summer breaks, our former Deans and Directors of Admissions tell it like it really is and provide insight into what universities are really looking for.

Inside the Admissions Office: Advice from Former Admissions Officers

  • Publisher: InGenius Prep
  • Total Episodes: 32

Need help navigating the college admissions process? We’re here to help! Every other Monday we’ll bring you exclusive interviews with Former Admissions Officers, graduates from top universities, and admissions experts. Each episode will be filled with application tips and first-hand experiences that will help you get into your dream school. Brought to you by InGenius Prep, the world’s largest team of Former Admissions Officers. Questions or comments? Email us at [email protected]   InGeniusPrep.com

The HBCU Podcast

  • Publisher: The HBCU Podcast Network
  • Total Episodes: 55

Class is in session. Hosts discuss Historically Black Colleges and Universities while spotlighting alumni through news, colorful commentary, and interviews. Listen to conversations on “hot button” HBCU topics and meet HBCU graduates making a mark in a variety of industries. The assignment is to make you think, laugh, respect and appreciate HBCUs!

Higher Ed Social

  • Publisher: Lougan Bishop & Jenna Spinelle
  • Total Episodes: 55

Hosted by Lougan Bishop and Jenna Spinelle, Higher Ed Social is a bi-weekly podcast dedicated to those that work in higher education. In each episode, we dive into the lives and careers of people who help make colleges and universities work. So sit back, relax and get ready for some fun conversation.

The Law and Higher Ed

  • Publisher: Institutional Compliance Solutions/Host Courtney Bullard – Title IX Attorne
  • Total Episodes: 41

The Law and Higher Ed podcast discusses the many legal issues that affect colleges and universities and intersect with Title IX. Host Courtney Bullard interviews subject matter experts, thought leaders and advocates to provide a diverse perspective on these legal issues and Title IX compliance. Courtney also provides informational podcasts to address new changes in the law.

The Road Home with Ethan Nichtern

  • Publisher: Be Here Now Network
  • Total Episodes: 56

The Road Home podcast with Ethan Nichtern is a contemporary exploration of Buddhist teachings.  Since 2001, Ethan has taught meditation and Buddhist psychology classes and workshops around New York City and the United States. Formerly a Shastri, a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition, and on the part-time faculty at Eugene Lang College at New School University and has lectured at Brown, Wesleyan, Yale, NYU, FIT, Antioch and other universities, and as well as at many meditation/yoga centers and conferences around the country and world.

Why Don’t We Know Podcast

  • Publisher: whydontweknow
  • Total Episodes: 20

We expect government secrecy from the Pentagon or the CIA — not from our universities and our schools. But in many cases, institutions designed to protect our children are instead hiding critical information. It leaves us asking a lot of questions. One of which is simple … Why Don’t We Know? Over the following episodes, we are trying to figure that out.

Solutions for Higher Education with Southern Utah University President Scott L Wyatt

  • Publisher: Southern Utah University
  • Total Episodes: 109

Solutions for Higher Education dives into hot topics in the world of colleges and universities. Sometimes it tackles controversies in education, sometimes it looks at current events, sometimes it’s innovations and fun. Brought to you by Southern Utah University, but geared toward anyone with an interest in the subjects, episodes are hosted by SUU’s President Scott L Wyatt and Professor Steve Meredith.

Immigration Nerds

  • Publisher: Erickson Immigration Group
  • Total Episodes: 140

Come join us beyond borders for all things immigration. Founded in 1978, Erickson Immigration Group provides comprehensive business immigration, global migration, and compliance solutions that enable companies to hire the best and brightest talent from around the world. We represent clients ranging from Fortune 500s to cutting-edge startups. Sectors represented by our firm include Technology (including CRM services, e-commerce, social and online news media, online entertainment and television/movie production, FinTech, online payments), Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Universities/Public School Districts. Our staff is smart, inspired, spirited, passionate, and views our client relationships as partnerships. Our accurate legal advice will always take into account the best interest of your company as well as your employees.

Waleed Basyouni

  • Publisher: Muslim Central
  • Total Episodes: 574

Shaykh Waleed Basyouni is a frequent guest speaker at Universities, Conventions, Radio Talk Shows, Television, Interfaith meetings, and community centers nationally and internationally. He is also a member of the North American Imam Federation (NAIF), Assembly of Muslim Jurists in America (AMJA)-Fatwa and Research Committee, Director of Texas Dawah Convention, and Advisor to numerous Islamic Societies/Organizations around the US.

Top of the Class

  • Publisher: Crimson Education
  • Total Episodes: 66

Hear from Harvard graduates, Olympiad medalists, charity founders, science fair winners, college admission experts and more. We get their practical tips and advice so you can do the same. This podcast is powered by Crimson Education – visit crimsoneducation.org to learn how to apply to the world’s top universities and create your own extraordinary extracurriculars.

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