Workshop 'Brexit and the International Higher Education Landscape: Strategic Solutions to Sustain Knowledge Partnerships'
BREXIT and the International Higher Education Landscape - Strategies and Solutions to Sustain Knowledge Partnerships
The purpose of this workshop is to review the current status, opportunities and threats, and future projections of BREXIT. The experts will discuss the strategies for building and strengthening bridges at European-UK and international levels. They will focus in particular on opportunities for practical approaches and outcomes in research, education, mobility and impact.
Please view the program and supporting documents for more information:
- Participants bios & abstracts (combined)
- Selected background papers (combined)
- British Council commissioned report
- Welcome and briefing note for participants
Further Reference Links:
- The impact of exiting the European Union on higher education inquiry
- UK HE in ‘Alice in Wonderland’ world where ‘nothing makes sense’
- Research ‘needs strong voice’ in Brexit negotiations, say MPs
- Academia amid Brexit gloom
- Oxford academics warning of Brexit 'disaster'
Summary Report and Outcomes
This summary distils the objectives, discussion and outcomes of the WUN “Bridges over BREXIT” Workshop, attended by 40 invited experts from universities, government, business, agencies and media.
- Dr Andreas Schleicher, Director, Directorate of Education and Skills, OECD
The value of integration for European higher education
- Prof Luc Soete, Professor (former Rector Magnificus) University of Maastricht
BREXIT, Higher Education and Research: an economist perspective
Prof Jo Ritzen, Former President Maastricht and Minister of Education Netherlands (represented by Prof Soete)
Brexit: how to control the damage by re-engaging in the Knowledge Union
Ms Jessica Cole, Head of Policy, Russell Group of Universities
Continuing close cooperation on research & innovation after Brexit
Prof John Wood, Director General, Association of Commonwealth Universities
Academic and Student Mobility Models after Brexit
Prof John Hearn, Executive Director, WUN
Bridges over Borders
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