The CVU conducts a number of seminars/workshops each year; those upcoming are listed below – details to be confirmed:

Swings, Roundabouts and Slides: TNE in the 21st Century

9 June 2023 at 10.00am – via Zoom

International partnerships and particularly transnational education offer enormous opportunities for HE. This online seminar will identify the main strategic risks and opportunities of expansion into new markets and will illustrate successful strategies for extracting added value from existing partnerships.


10.00 Welcome and introduction on behalf of CVU
Dr. Myfanwy Davies, Bangor University

10.05 What works? Global experience of successful partnerships
Dr. Nishat Riaz: Global Head of Higher Education Systems and Internationalization, British Council

10.30 Bringing added value to the partnership – research, pedagogy and learning from your partners.
Prof Martin Snowden: Educational Consultant Formerly Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Engineering and Science, University of Greenwich

11.00 BREAK

11-15 Creating an international culture and a sense of community across the University
Prof Liz Warren Head of International, Faculty of Business and Law, Manchester Metropolitan University

11-35 Reputational risk, the challenge of student outcomes and cultural-institutional difference
Dr. Helen Driscoll, Academic Director for Educational Partnerships, University of Sunderland

12.05 Opportunities and challenges in TNE: reviewer perspectives from the QAA scheme and the EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development) scheme.
Prof. Janice Allan, Dean of Salford Business School &
Prof. Vish Maheshwari: Associate Dean Academic, Salford Business School

12.25 Q&A Panel Session.
12.45 – 1.00 Close

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