HE symposium

Future of global higher education symposium

  • Thursday, 07 Sep 2017 10:00 - 16:00
  • Mary Ward House, 7 Tavistock Place, London, UK

Overview

#FGHES

This symposium brings together eminent university and thought leaders from the UK, European Union, Asia and the USA to share their experience and expertise in addressing the major global higher education issues of our times.

Hosted by CGHE and the University of New South Wales, the symposium explores the strategic global and national challenges for universities and university leaders in a contested higher education landscape in the post Trump/Brexit world.

Welcome note

  • Professor Simon Marginson, CGHE Director, UCL Institute of Education
  • Laurie Pearcey, Pro Vice-Chancellor International, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Leaders panel

Professor Ian Jacobs, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia

Professor Dame Nicola Brewer, Vice-Provost International, University College London

Professor Sir David Greenaway, Vice-Chancellor, University of Nottingham

Panel session

Professor Simon Marginson, CGHE Director, UCL Institute of Education

Professor Pedro Teixeira, Vice-Rector, University of Porto, Portugal

Laurie Pearcey, Pro Vice-Chancellor International, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Professor Philip Altbach, Research Professor, Boston College, USA

Professor Raj Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, OP Jindal Global University, India

Professor Funmi Olonisakin, Interim Vice President/Vice-Principal (International), King’s College London

Keynote

Dr Joanna Newman, Chief Executive and Secretary General, Association of Commonwealth Universities

Panel Session – Eurasia, the pacific and wrap up

  • Professor Edward Byrne, President and Principal, King’s College London
  • Professor Alastair Buchan, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Head of Brexit Strategy), University of Oxford
  • Professor Ian Jacobs, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia
  • Dr Vivienne Stern, Director, UK Universities International
  • Professor Marijk van der Wende, Dean of Graduate Studies, Utrecht University, Netherlands
  • Professor Simon Marginson, CGHE Director, UCL Institute of Education
  • Laurie Pearcey, Pro Vice-Chancellor International, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

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