Session 03.19

Newcastle University - A Place of Global Encounter: 2023 Award for Excellence in Internationalisation winner

  • Wednesday 27 Sept
  • Dock 13, Level 1, Rotterdam Ahoy
  • Level: All
  • Related Expert Communities Relevant to all

Newcastle University strives to be an internationally inclusive institution and to utilise its knowledge and people to help tackle the global challenges that affect society. In this session, discover how these ambitions have impacted their award-winning projects and initiatives. Learn about how they are building on their University of Sanctuary status to support early career researchers; developing an innovative and inclusive mobility offer that transcends borders; working with international partners to positively impact SDGs and tackle climate challenges; creating unique student internships committed to social and environmental justice; and how they developed an institutional initiative to enhance the international experiences of all staff and students.


  • Relevant to all


  • Helen Challis, 
    Newcastle University, United Kingdom


  • Halyna Vlasiuk, 
    The National University of Water and Environmental Engineering, Ukraine