“Vicky approached the brief with exactly the expertise and candour we required. She took great time to understand what it was we wanted to achieve through her research and challenged our assumptions on outcomes in a really constructive way.”
— Director of International, Russell Group university (2021)
I recently published a blog based on the first half of a presentation I gave at Universities UK International’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor Forum in July 2022. In it, I shared some insights and quandaries relating to ethical university internationalisation strategies.
This follow-up piece draws on the second half of my presentation and starts to explore some practical steps which HEIs wishing to adopt more ethical approaches to international engagement could take.
One idea which emerged ... View Page
One important theme that emerged from my interviews with senior HE sector stakeholders was the need for future global engagement strategies to articulate how the institution will address both global and local challenges. Our discussions focused on areas such as boosting sustainability and addressing inequalities.
Today’s blog provides an overview of some of the key points. It draws on Chapter 7 of my report – UK Universities’ Global Engagement Strategies: Time for a rethink?... View Page
I very much enjoyed The PIE Live virtual summit this week. Although it was a shame not to be able to meet colleagues face-to-face, the platform gave as close to a ‘normal’ conference experience as is possible in a virtual format. I can certainly see this becoming a much more frequently adopted approach to conferences than all the flying around the world we used to do. Which brings me to my two highlights of the conference: the Sustainability Panel and the Global Engagement Index Q&am... View Page
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