THE ConnectA deep dive into employability skills with Coursera

A deep dive into employability skills with Coursera


Our programme of worldwide activity, headed by our flagship annual Times Higher Education ​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.​ 

Our events are the essential forum for leaders from across the academic community to meet and shape the future for international higher education governance and innovation. Alumni of our World Summit Series 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.​ 

As the company behind the world’s most influential university ranking, and with five decades of experience as a source of analysis and insight on higher education, we have unparalleled expertise on the trends underpinning university performance globally.

Our content reaches an extensive audience, including:

  • 42 million annual web visitors
  • 3 million monthly readers
  • 62,000 Facebook followers
  • 308,000 Twitter followers

Our partner

Coursera is a leading online learning platform for higher education, where more than 72 million students from around the world come to learn and grow. It partners with top universities and industry leaders to deliver flexible, affordable, job-relevant online learning to individuals and organisations worldwide.

More than 2,100 companies utilise Coursera for Business, an enterprise platform for workforce transformation, while Coursera for Government works with countries skilling citizens to build a competitive workforce. Alongside these offerings, Coursera for Campus helps universities respond to the unprecedented challenges posed by the Fourth Industrial Revolution. 

How we work together

A multi-year content campaign including sessions at THE events, a dedicated digital research hub and promotional articles that demonstrate Coursera’s commitment to uncovering best practice for teaching employability skills in around the world.

  • APAC round table series
    An ongoing series of round tables, hosted by THE, that discuss challenges and solutions for implementing digital transformation in the Philippines, Malaysia, India and beyond
  • Increasing universities’ focus on job-relevant skills
    A panel discussion that took place as part of THE Live ANZ focused on the need for greater integration with digital platforms to help universities upskill and reskill students
  • Panel discussions at THE summits and forums
    These shorter engagements are embedded in THE’s programme of international events and focus on a variety of topics, such as how digital collaboration is changing the role of both university staff and students

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