Video: how can universities win the argument for globalisation?

Leaders of universities around the world consider how to advocate for international higher education amid rising nationalist agendas 

October 22, 2018
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Talent mobility and the exchange of knowledge, essential to higher education in the 21st century, are increasingly under threat from nationalist politics. How can universities continue to champion a global higher education for their students and communities?

Speaking from the THE World Academic Summit at the National University of Singapore, university leaders weigh in including Tshilidzi Marwala, chancellor and principal at the University of Johannesburg; Anton Muscatelli, principal at the University of Glasgow; Tony Chan, president of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology; Lino Guzzella, president ETH Zurich; Brian Schmidt, vice-chancellor Australian National University; and Lydia Snover, director of institutional research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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