“The end result for us has been great buy in from staff and students to an agenda that utilises the presence of international students on campus as only one element in a much wider piece of work that is bringing global experiences to our students. ”
— Dr Richard O'Doherty, (at the time) Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Gloucestershire (2017)
It was exactly twenty years ago, in summer 2000, that I was appointed to set up a university International Office from scratch.
I went from being Deputy Director of a (for that time) reasonably sized International Office in Scotland to inaugural Head of an as yet non-existent International Office on the south coast of England.
It was a wonderful opportunity. When I arrived, one member of staff in External Relations was responsible for ‘everything international’ – from stu... View Page
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