Symposium on Changing Trends in International Higher Education

16th Mar 2011, 2:00pm - 8:00pm

Edge Hill University

A free symposium in which leading academics and commentators will debate the changing trends of internationalisation in the higher education sector is taking place at Edge Hill University on Wednesday 16th March 2011.

A number of high profile international speakers will examine the current issues and drivers of international education, followed by a question and answer session with a panel of experts.

Keynote speaker is Dr Hans de Wit, Professor of Internationalisation of Higher Education at the School of Economics and Management of the Hogeschool van Amsterdam, University of Applied Sciences.

The event will be followed by an open networking supper, from 5pm to 8pm, where you can meet academics and professionals involved in internationalisation.

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  • 2pm-4pm – Changing trends and drivers in internationalisation, Dr Hans de Wit and Dr Neil Kemp
  • 4pm-5pm – Questions and answers session, to be joined by Professor Derek van der Merwe, Dr Iona Huang, Professor Christine Humfrey, Marie Heraughty and Dr David Law
  • 5pm-8pm – Networking supper

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