Frequently asked questions


Hosted by Times Higher Education , the global authority on university excellence, the Teaching Excellence Summit covers two full days of interviews, debates and discussions, and networking events including a gala dinner, drinks reception, lunches and social events.

We will examine how a learning-centred curriculum is vital to shape the next generation of problem solvers. The potential of edtech to enhance both teaching and learning continues to evolve, and as it does, so do the challenges on how best to leverage this tool to improve learning. At this summit, we will examine edtech’s role in the curriculum, but also its role in measuring the impact of teaching on students’ aptitude for and attitude to learning.

As we work through the fourth industrial revolution (4IR), the demand for highly skilled workers rises and this summit will address the crucial role that universities and their faculties play in preparing graduates who can answer this need. We will also examine how institutions can ensure access to quality education that promotes lifelong learning – a crucial development to combat the technological skills gap.

The summit will be held at Nankai University in China in March 2020.

Transport information can be found under the Location tab.

The summit’s full programme will be available online soon.

Accommodation suggestions can be found on this page.

For the majority of the summit, the dress code is business professional and business casual. For the gala dinner, cocktail attire is recommended.

Yes, we host summits in various locations around the world. You can find details of all of our summits here and our forums here.

Delegates from some countries may be required to obtain a visa. If your visa application requires a formal invitation letter we can provide signed pdf invitation letters to registered delegates. Please note that if you will require the original hard copy you will responsible for covering the postage fees.

We recommend you complete your visa requirements as early as possible to avoid any potential problems.

Registration & tickets

Both delegate and corporate tickets include access to all sessions, gala dinner, receptions and networking lunches. Your ticket does not cover the cost of flights or accommodation to the venue.

Please register via our website here. You will receive a confirmation of your registration over email.

There is no need to print your ticket, you will be given a name badge when you check you in at the venue.

If registration is cancelled 30 days or more prior to the first day of the event, the participant will be liable for 50% of the registration fee. If registration is cancelled less than 30 days prior to the start of the event, the participant is liable for 100% of the registration fee Please see our terms and conditions for more information.

You can find your invoice in your ticket confirmation email. You would have received this after your purchase.

We don’t offer one-day or two-day tickets. All full attendee tickets are valid for the duration of the summit.

No, each ticket is valid to be used by one person only for the duration of the summit.

Replacement names are allowed up to seven days before the event. Please note that all registrations are subject to THE  approval. Please contact if you wish to change the name on your ticket.

For group bookings of three or more, please contact us for a discount code. A limited number of discounted bursary places are available. Find out more and apply here.

Media and press

If you would like to cover the summit in a media capacity, please contact ​​ for more information.

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