Events

Network, learn, explore, challenge

THE’s agenda-setting events provide unrivalled thought leadership to get under the skin of the issues making the sector tick. Chaired by our expert staff and journalists, our wide-ranging series of events brings together global leaders and influencers from across academia, government and industry to debate, discuss and drive forward the future of higher education governance, innovation and research.

With the ongoing pandemic, we are continuing to be flexible with our events with our primary concern the well-being of our delegates, speakers, partners and staff. All of our events are available virtually to enable our full global audience to participate.

THE journalists have been reporting from around the world on the impact of the virus on the global higher education sector. Follow the coverage.

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Summits

WORLD SUMMIT SERIES

Our programme of worldwide activity, headed by our flagship World Academic Summit and a regular series of regional summits, 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.

Find out more about our summits

Forums

GLOBAL FORUMS

Our series of focused forums bring together senior leaders across higher education, research, industry and policymaking, to share data, best practice and innovative ideas about the future of universities.

Our Impact Forums are aligned to the THE Impact Rankings, which measure universities’ action towards the UN Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs), while our country-focused forums are a chance to deep-dive into the higher education in that region.

Find out more about our forums

THE Live

THE LIVE

THE Live series consists of buzzy discussions, debates, workshops, and roundtables on the most pressing issues that are challenging academic and professional staff and leaders at universities right now. Discover the latest news and trends from experts and key influencers in the sector, and hear from decision-makers across higher education, government, and NGOs.

Find out more about THE Live

THE Awards

THE AWARDS

Established in the UK in 2005 and held overseas for the first time in 2019, the THE Awards series (or the 'Oscars of higher education' as it is now widely known) comprises landmark events in the higher education calendar.

Free to enter, and complementing our suite of rankings, they are judged by a panel of sector experts and shine a light on the exceptional and extraordinary work taking place in our universities. Hundreds of institutions enter, and winners come from world-renowned and highly ranked institutions, those who may be less well known and operating in uniquely challenging circumstances, and every shape and size in between.

Find out more about THE Awards

WEBINARS

Our webinar series is brought to you in collaboration with our partners, bringing together University leadership and industry voices to provide you with regular regional insights, models of best practice and thought leadership content.

Interested in sponsoring an event?

Our events are the ideal platform for strategically engaging with your target audience in higher education by exposing your brand, industry knowledge and thought leadership to the global higher education community through one of our tailored sponsorship packages.

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I've got a lot of takeaways about how we as bank can actually make an impact on the education sector globally. 

Suzy Verma, head of the public sector and higher education team, HSBC

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