I have just received this information from the Association of Commonwealth Universities. Please note the 50% discount.
The annual Times Higher Education (THE) World Academic Summit brings together pre-eminent global thought leaders across higher education, research, industry and government to share best practice and innovation in the development and leadership of world-class universities and research. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘A new dawn for higher education?
The summit has a full programme of content running across 1-2 September. A copy of the programme can be found here.
As an alliance partner of this year’s event, the ACU is delighted to offer our members an exclusive 50% discount on tickets. Use the code ACU50 to claim this specially discounted registration fee via this link.
The ACU will take an active part in the debates and is co-organising the following sessions with our partners and members. Click on the links below to find out more:
- 1 September 2020 | 14.30-16.00 BST | Is the decolonisation of the academy realisable? Hosted by King’s College London in collaboration with the ACU, this workshop will convene senior academics, university and thought leaders from across the global South who will be in dialogue with their counterparts in the North. The panel will address how the events of the COVID-19 moment and the anti-racism protests are shaping a new discourse on decolonisation of the university.
- 2 September 2020 | 13.30-14.30 BST | Addressing the ‘double digital divide in global higher education. This session, hosted by the ACU, will bring together global higher education perspectives to explore potential solutions to improve connectivity and address the ‘double digital divide’, assessing the implications for equity and quality of access to online and blended learning, research activity, and international partnerships and collaborations.
The ACU will also have a virtual stand throughout the conference where delegates can drop in for a live chat or virtual 1-2-1 meeting with us and download helpful resources. We look forward to seeing you there.
Kind regards, The ACU
Karen Mather, People and Culture