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Which Universities Will Lead in Asia Pacific in 2030? 27-March-2019 / Wednesday / 09:00 - 10:00

Which Universities Will Lead in Asia Pacific in 2030? 27-March-2019 / Wednesday / 09:00 - 10:00

Dr Viktoria Panova Presenter Vice President for International Relations Far Eastern Federal University
Mr Ben Sowter Presenter Head of Intelligence Unit Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd. (QS)
Prof Katherine Belov Presenter Pro Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement) The University of Sydney
Room 306

TRANSNATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION AND 21st CENTURY EDUCATION

Which Universities Will Lead in Asia Pacific in 2030?

ABSTRACT:
The top 100 group of the world university rankings has changed significantly in recent years and is going to change in the future. The proposed session will discuss the key long-term factors of university competitiveness and success in regional education and research markets: - advanced digitalization of learning methods and campus management; - integration into global networks and strategic partnerships with world-leading universities and industries; - ability to generate revenue from R&D commercialization and government-funded programs (given that the latter are increasingly allocating resources on the competitive basis); - awareness of and responsiveness to regional development challenges and labor market evolution.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
- understand the key strategic factors of university success and regional leadership; 
- get an insight into the future landscape of the education and research market in Asia Pacific.

 

PRESENTERS:

Dr Viktoria Panova
Vice President for International Relations
Far Eastern Federal University
Russia

Dr. Viktoria Panova is the Vice President for International Relations at the Far Eastern Federal University, Russia. Prior to that, she was the Director of the Oriental Institute - School of Regional and International Studies, FEFU, and Associate Professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations.

Mr Andy Nicol
Managing Director,
QS Enrolment Solutions QS Quacquarelli Symonds,
UK

Andy Nicol joined QS as Managing Director of the Enrolment Solutions division in 2017. Prior to joining QS, Andy was Managing Director for Asia and Middle East for Hobsons. He has spent the last 9 years mostly living in Malaysia (including a two-year stint in New Delhi, India).   Previously Andy spent 12 years working for a range of UK universities (including International Director at Coventry University) in a variety of senior international development roles. Andy has a Bachelor's degree in History and Politics, and Master’s degrees in both Russian Studies and International Marketing.  He also completed an M&A executive programme at NTU Singapore.  Andy has held several board and chair positions over the years with international education organisations, including EAIE and NAFSA.

Prof Katherine Belov
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement)
The University of Sydney
Australia

BSc(Hons) PhD Professor of Comparative Genomics Pro Vice-Chancellor Global Engagement School of Life and Environmental Sciences