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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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  • 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. Bespoke to Southeast Asian universities, the event will discuss some of the most pressing issues facing leaders, academics and professional staff in universities today.

    Decision-makers across higher education, government and industry will engage in a series of invigorating talks and panel sessions to explore the latest news and trends.

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  • 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。

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    Digital Universities UK

    Leeds, United Kingdom

    The innovation game: Accelerating digital-first higher education

    Higher education, industry and policy leaders working at the intersection of academic innovation and technology 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. Expect keynote talks, interactive panel discussions, live demonstrations, intimate discussions, practical workshops, and unparalleled networking.

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    Digital Universities US

    Chicago, Illinois, United States

    Innovating higher education in the digital age

    This event will bring together higher education, industry and policy leaders working at the intersection of academic innovation and technology for three days of new ideas, opportunities and perspectives as we navigate the next phase of digital transformation. Expect keynote talks, interactive panel discussions, live demonstrations, intimate discussions, practical workshops, unparalleled networking and much more.

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    Digital Universities Asia

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Smart innovation for lifelong education

    This event will convene higher education leaders, experts, industry partners and policymakers to discuss the future of digital-first higher education in Asia. It will feature the latest start-ups and technologies that will transform your institution and equip you with the skills to accelerate transformation at scale. Join us for a series of keynotes, workshops, panels, roundtables and unparalleled networking to support your technology-driven future.

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    Global Sustainable Development Congress

    Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

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

    This carbon-neutral event will deliver an immersive, multi-track agenda tackling the big issues around SDGs, with world leaders and influencers sharing their insights on the challenges faced in converting the goals into action and impact. We will unite higher education, governments, industry and civil society to ensure a more sustainable future. The event will also feature the live reveal of the THE Impact Rankings 2023.

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    Asia Universities Summit

    Hong Kong

    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 issues including geopolitical uncertainty, income differences across the region, and the economic and social aftershocks of a global pandemic will shape the next phase of growth. The summit will explore what it means to be an Asian university in 2050, and will feature the reveal of the THE Asia University Rankings 2023.

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    World Academic Summit

    Sydney, Australia

    Collaborating for greatness in a multidisciplinary world

    The summit will focus on the theme of collaboration by exploring the role of higher education leaders and policymakers in diversifying and broadening ambitions and approaches to current global education systems. It will also see the exclusive live reveal of the THE World University Rankings 2024 followed by an in-depth masterclass examining the lastest data.

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  • SUPER EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT BOOK BY 14 JULY

    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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    Digital Universities Europe

    Barcelona, Spain

    The road to digital, equitable and green higher education

    The challenges we face as a society and the coming labour market transformation require fast-growing skills and an agile, equitable and greener higher education system that can evolve and adapt to changing times. The event will showcase the latest tools, technologies and talent that will accelerate education innovation.

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    Innovation & Impact Summit

    Shenzhen, China

    Universities and cities: Advancing sustainable innovation

    Leaders will gather to analyse how universities can create and sustain cities that are hubs of innovation. The event will explore themes including where the most innovative cities are, how universities can contribute to reducing global inequity, and the role universities play in reinventing cities and helping them adapt to the punishing effects of climate change.

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    MENA Universities Summit

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Innovation in times of change

    Following the publication of the prestigious THE Arab University Rankings 2023, delegates will be able to take part in an exclusive data masterclass. The masterclass will feature detailed analysis and insight from THE’s lead data scientist into the key findings, trends and stories from the data, with an opportunity for questions from the audience.

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