This event took place on 15 June at 10am, UK time.
Since the emergence of Covid-19, universities in the UK and globally have been grappling with multiple issues which are critical to ensure their viability and sustainability. Foremost of these pressures in the post-pandemic climate revolve around funding and financial implications, managing digital teaching and learning, supporting student recruitment and maintaining research capacity and impact.
This high-level Policy Dialogue aims to bring together leaders from the UK, ASEAN and other globally relevant government agencies, sector bodies and universities to explore the appetite, capacity, challenges and future opportunities for UK-ASEAN Outward Mobility initiatives post Covid-19.
This session was chaired by Leighton Ernsberger, Director of Education and English for the British Council in East Asia. Our speakers for this session were:
- Usec. Jesus Lorenzo R. Mateo - Undersecretary for Planning and Governance, Department of Education, Republic of the Philippines and chair of ASEAN SOM-ED
- Prof Julia Buckingham CBE - Vice-Chancellor and President of Brunel University London, and President of Universities UK
- Prof Alex Frino - Deputy Vce-Chancellor (Global Strategy), University of Wollongong, Australia
- Prof Hang Le - Vice-Provost of Duy Tan University, Vietnam and Co-founder of Passage to ASEAN (P2A) Association