Posts Tagged: EAIE 2016

16 Sep 2016

From camp to campus: higher education for refugees

EAIE Liverpool 2016 has come to an end and what an exceptionally productive week it has been. What a wealth of knowledge our participants, speakers, chairs, Leadership, exhibitors, sponsors, University Partners and presenters bring to the table at our conference! This is exactly the kind of energy that has the potential to make a real… Read more »

15 Sep 2016

The art of effective networking

Lunch-time Plenary Keynote speaker Heather White addressed the audience on the all-important issue of networking. We had the pleasure of catching up with her before the conference to get some exclusive contact-making tips and tricks for the readers of our blog. Heather is a true expert in the art of networking, so do take some… Read more »

15 Sep 2016

Mastermind: shifting paradigms in Master’s admissions

With an increasing number of internationally mobile students applying to Master’s programmes in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), redefining admissions processes became a greater challenge for European higher education institutions (HEIs). It also came with many new questions for Master’s level academic directors: Which criteria should I use in my admissions process? Which ones… Read more »

14 Sep 2016

Refugees in focus: dignity in aid

This year, the EAIE Leadership and membership tried to find ways to respond to the refugee crisis in Europe. A series on the EAIE blog last year highlighted first-response efforts taking place throughout the continent. A Spotlight Seminar in June had participants discussing existing best practices and exchanging experiences. At the conference in Liverpool, we… Read more »

14 Sep 2016

Welcome to EAIE Liverpool 2016

Over 5000 professionals from the field of international higher education have made their way to Liverpool from more than 90 countries to experience our conference first-hand. The event’s official kickoff is today, with Opening Plenary Keynote speaker Richard Gerver setting the stage for an incredibly inspirational week. Your schedule will fill up before you know… Read more »

13 Sep 2016

Valuing international students in marketing and recruitment

The drive for universities to internationalise is often not based on morality or ethics, but on good economic sense. The financial contribution made to universities – and the host country – by international students is immense. However, at many, if not all, higher education institutions, the focus is on growing international recruitment at the lowest… Read more »

13 Sep 2016

Graduate employability: from stigma to diversity

Universities now have increasingly diverse student bodies – including international students, students with disabilities and mental health issues, mature students, migrants, etc. These students are found in all study areas and research shows that they perform as well as any other student. But what happens upon graduation?  What is their experience of getting jobs and… Read more »

12 Sep 2016

Universities UK: we are international

We are just a single day away from the start of something wonderful: the 28th Annual EAIE Conference begins tomorrow! It’s a place for meeting peers, for finding ways to work together and for developing the field of international, collaborative education further. But a certain cloud of uncertainty looms over our host country’s university sector… Read more »

12 Sep 2016

Press release: First major international education event following Brexit

From 13–16 September, over 5000 members of the international higher education community from more than 90 countries will gather at ACC Liverpool, UK for the 28th Annual EAIE Conference and Exhibition. This year’s conference is inspired by the future–oriented theme ‘Imagine…’, a tribute to one of the host city’s most admired figures – the illustrious… Read more »