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Winter University returns to Arona with six new courses 

The Winter University of Arona (UIA) has opened the registration period for the third edition to be taught in the south of Tenerife, during the months of February and March 2019.

There will be a total of six reference courses aimed at all groups, not only of students but also of the business sector and population in general.

The courses will be taught from 4pm to 8pm at the Los Cristianos Cultural Centre and will be open to the general public. The registration process can be done online, through the website www.ull.es//cursosde-extension. The enrollment of each course will be 20 euros, with a reduced price of 10 euros, for people registered in the municipality of Arona.

During the last three years, Arona council has tried to promote the cultural and educational activity. There-fore, the Winter University of Arona has become a fundamental axis that not only provides knowledge but negates the need to travel to the metropolitan areas.

The training offered by the UIA consists of six intensive courses of three days each, with 12 contact hours. The courses deal with subjects of initiation to the protocol, astrotourism, the strategy of renovation of tourist destinations on the coast, communication through social networks and, the management of emotions and conflict resolution in the family and school environment.

The first course, Astroturismo as an opportunity for innovation and tourism diversification, will be held from 12 to 14 February and will be aimed at tourism professionals and tour guides.

During the same month, on 19, 20 and 21 will be developed the course of Initiation to the Protocol of public and private events, which will be aimed at people interested in the organisation of events, as well as technical staff of institutions, professionals of the sector tourism, sports, business, cultural, social and political.

During the 26th, 27th and 28th of February, the Commu-nity Manager course will take place and from the 12th to the 14th of March, the training, Emotion Management and Conflict Resolution in the family and work school environment.

From 20 to 22 of the same month, the course Strategies for renewal of coastal tourist destinations will be developed, aimed at students of Bachelor, Master and Doctorate, companies and tourism entrepreneurs, managers of accommodation establishments, policy makers, professionals and technical staff of the public administrations.

The last course, Communication and social networks for the promotion of gender equality, will be held on March 27, 28 and 29 and is aimed especially at professionals of organisations and institutions of public and private nature, associations, university students, professionals of communication and general population. In it, users can acquire good practices regarding the use of media and social networks in commitment to gender equality.

The six courses will be taught by professionals and experts of proven reputation in different subjects.