Universidad Tecmilenio

Student and university development measured in happiness and well-being


Universidad Tecmilenio


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Institutional Approach

Tecmilenio University in Mexico is a global leader in positive-education, and the first self-described ‘positive university’. Wtih a core mission of fostering the well-being and happiness of all students, Tecmilenio prioritizes students finding their life's purpose, and fostering the development of professional comptencies to attain it. In order to achieve this mission, well-being and a sense of purpose are empirically measured, monitored and researched across the university population. Students are guided in their personal development through positive involvement, relationships, community service and more, as evident in operational strategies. An example is the Positive Action program, through which all students complete 480 hours of community service oriented around the SDGs, with a focus on social impact projects.


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