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Chaired by our expert staff and journalists, our wide-ranging series of events brings together global thought leaders and influencers from across academia, research, government and industry to debate, discuss and drive forward the future of higher education governance, innovation and research.

Our events are the essential meeting place for leaders from across the academic community to shape the future of international higher education governance and innovation. Alumni of our events join a global network of outstanding presidents, vice-chancellors, chief executives and decision-makers to learn, interact, create and share knowledge and experience for the benefit of all.

These agenda-setting events provide unrivalled thought leadership to get under the skin of the issues making the sector tick and share best practices and innovation in the development and leadership of world-class universities and research. 

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  • World Academic Summit 2022

    World Academic Summit

    New York, United States

    Trajectories in higher education: Meeting rising expectations

    Join us online or in-person in New York to examine the role of higher education leaders and policymakers in identifying, adapting to and meeting rising expectations for progress in three different areas: students, institutions, and the wider higher education sector.

    The summit will also feature the exclusive live reveal of the THE World University Rankings 2023.

    In Partnership with
    New York University
    World University Rankings 2023
  • Global Sustainable Development Congress

    Glasgow, United Kingdom

    Uniting higher education, governments, industry and society for a sustainable future

    In these complex times, rising to the challenges posed by the SDGs requires effective partnerships between all pillars of society. Combing thought-provoking panels with collaborative workshops, this event will deliver bold insights and create powerful new alliances between sectors.

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  • THE Campus Live US

    Los Angeles, United States

    A meeting place for all higher education administrators, managers and leaders

    The world is changed and so is the landscape of higher education. THE Campus Live US aims to demystify the biggest challenges and tackle ‘dangerous ideas’ to create meaningful change and make a difference to every type of institution. Interactive panels, strategy sessions and best-practice case studies will act as enablers to bring important conversations to the fore and give delegates practical takeaways.

    In Partnership with

    THE Campus Live UK&IE

    London, United Kingdom

    Creating opportunity through education 

    Can universities harness new ways of thinking to improve access to quality teaching and promote equality in learning for all? This event is the opportunity to address the most pressing issues currently faced by higher education professionals, highlighting the voices at the forefront of the interventions that are contributing to change. Day two will showcase a range of exceptional university activity with a curated selection of THE Awards 2022 shortlisted entries.

    In Partnership with

    Leadership & Management Summit

    Agile university leadership for a new era of progress

    Universities have a critical responsibility and huge opportunity to shape the world in which we live, and the effective leadership and management of these institutions is vital. We will focus on the challenges that leaders face today and how they can best prepare themselves for the years ahead.

    The summit will also feature the reveal of the THE World Reputation Rankings 2022, showcasing the universities with the best reputations as determined by academics around the world.

    In Partnership with

    MENA Universities Summit

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Transforming learning for a sustainable future

    This year's summit will focus on how universities can best collaborate with partners to identify and address skills gaps, as well as secure human resources for the future growth and development of the region. We will explore how the transition to a knowledge-based, sustainable economy can be catalysed through employing and embedding new educational models, such as micro-credentialing and lifelong learning.

    In Partnership with

    THE Campus Live SE Asia

    Singapore, Singapore

    Innovation, inclusion, growth: The role of universities in a 21st century Asia

    Universities play a central role in the talent ecosystem by nurturing leaders of the future and catalysing research and innovation. THE Campus Live SE Asia 2022 is a platform bespoke to Southeast Asian universities, to discuss some of the most pressing issues facing leaders, academics and professional staff in universities today.

    Through a series of invigorating talks and panel sessions, delegates will discover the latest news and trends from experts and key influencers, and will hear from decision-makers across higher education, government and industry.

    In Partnership with

    THE Campus Live Japan

    Tokyo, Japan

    ポスト・コロナ時代の大学 「日本の大学の課題と展望」

    タイムズ・ハイヤー・エデュケーションのイベントシリーズである “THE Campus Live” は特定の国や地域の大学セクターが抱える大学の課題や挑戦に焦点を当て、大学関係者が課題解決のためのアイディアや知見を語り、共有することを目的として開催するものです。初めて日本で開催する本イベントでは、参加者がポスト・コロナ期における日本の大学の課題と挑戦について具体的に話し合い、日本の大学の将来を再考することを目指して実施いたします。

    In Partnership with

    Digital Universities UK

    Leeds, United Kingdom

    The innovation game: Accelerating digital-first higher education

    We will bring together higher education, industry and policy leaders working at the intersection of academic innovation and technology under one roof. The event will present the latest challenges and opportunities of digital-first higher education along with cutting-edge start-ups and ideas that will reshape the future, forever.

     Delegates can expect keynote talks, interactive panel discussions, live demonstrations, intimate discussions, practical workshops, and unparalleled networking.

    In Partnership with

    Asia Universities Summit

    The future Asian university in 2050

    The rise of Asia’s universities has been one of the most significant developments in the recent history of higher education, but vast income differences across the region and the aftershocks of a global pandemic will shape the next phase of Asia’s growth. The summit will explore whether there is such a thing as a distinctly "Asian" university in this economically, culturally and socially diverse region.

    The summit will feature the exclusive live reveal of the THE Asia University Rankings 2023, accompanied by a data masterclass to explore the latest data and identify the best-performing institutions in the continent.

    In Partnership with

    Digital Universities MENA

    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    Innovation for a technology-driven sustainable future

    Join higher education leaders, industry partners and policymakers to hear how new and emerging technologies will support a future vision of digital-first higher education and revolutionise the knowledge economy in the MENA region. The event will feature the latest innovations and technologies that will transform your institution and equip you with the skills to lead and accelerate transformation at scale.

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