Virtual platform

Connecting higher education

Designed to encourage networking and give you access to more resources at your convenience, our new immersive technology will vastly improve the benefits of attending a virtual event. Our online environment provides far greater opportunities for you to access essential content, share your knowledge and create new partnerships through this time of global separation.

Key benefits

  • Connect with delegates from around the world and arrange video meetings
  • Customise your profile and highlight the topics and collaboration opportunities that interest you
  • Ask experts the questions that are most important to the outlook for your higher education community
  • Access the on-demand content hub containing all session recordings, plus supporting materials

Why attend

  • Meet your peers and develop a global network of leaders, experts and decision-makers
  • Hear from thought leaders from across the world, engage in debates, and share ideas
  • Gain exclusive analysis and understand the data behind the World University Rankings 2021
  • Help set the agenda for how the higher education sector may be transformed by this period of crisis

How it works

Before the event, registered participants will receive a link to customise their profile and access the online event. All you need is a computer with internet access, an up-to-date browser and a microphone. A camera for video transmission is optional.

For any technical queries throughout the event, support will be provided through a live help desk and access to the user knowledge base.

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The stages

Curated to provide delegates with the opportunity to build their programme to be relevant to their interests or organisation’s challenges, the live programme will be split across four stages.

The World Stage
Join the cutting-edge discussions with university leaders as we set the global shared agenda for the next 10 years.

The Alliances Stage
Meet and learn from the international associations and organisations that define higher education.

The Collaboration Stage
Hear how industry investors and partners are approaching the challenges of a post-pandemic higher education.

The Festival of Data Stage
Investigate the latest trends in data with practical masterclasses lead by the THE Data Team.


Global partners