Posts By: Laura Howard (EAIE President)

23 Nov 2015

The role of higher education in the refugee crisis

Earlier this year, at EAIE Glasgow 2015, EAIE President Laura Howard spoke of the important role that higher education can play in the lives of refugees entering Europe. This week on the blog, we have contributions from across the continent discussing local responses. We will be highlighting some of the positive ways in which higher education can… Read more »

04 Jun 2015

Ready for take-off: the Groningen Declaration Network

‘Ready for take-off: calls, funding, pilots, upscaling’: with this inspiring title, the Groningen Declaration Network (GDN) held its fourth annual meeting in Malaga, Spain this past May. So just what is this network all about? It’s actually simpler than it may sound with a name which many struggle to pronounce. The aim of the GDN is… Read more »

05 Jan 2015

What’s your internationalisation focus for 2015?

As we look ahead to a new year full of fresh opportunities and exciting potential, EAIE President Laura Howard shares some expert insights into what she believes will be the main trends pushing the internationalisation agenda over the coming 12 months. Now might be a good time for international officers to work on your communication… Read more »

08 May 2014

Is there life beyond Science without Borders?

The Science without Borders (SwB) mobility programme has certainly put Brazilian higher education on the map. It was one of the main topics of debate during the FAUBAI conference recently held in Joinville, Brazil, where almost 400 people gathered to discuss policies for international education, facilitate contact between Brazilian and foreign institutions and share good… Read more »

03 May 2013

Maximising institutional diversity in higher education

The International Association of Universities (IAU) recently held its 5th Global Meeting of Associations, co-organised with the Northern Consortium of UK Universities, in Manchester. The theme of the meeting, Institutional Diversity in Higher Education: Advantage or Threat for Associations, was discussed in-depth over one and a half days by some 70 representatives of higher education… Read more »