Supporting and managing the future of student mobility

Windsor Building, Royal Holloway, University of London

Friday 16 February 2018

10 : 00AM to 4 : 00PM


Supporting and managing the future of student mobility

Friday, 16 February 2018 | 10:00 to 16:00 | Windsor Building, Royal Holloway, University of London

Members: £50 + VAT | Non members: £100 + VAT

This informal and engaging network event will bring HE professionals together to share good practice and interpret current policy on enhancing international opportunities for students. You will gain new insights from a range of expert speakers, and have the opportunity to network with colleagues working in related areas at different institutions. You will also learn about becoming more involved in the AUA’s International HE network, taking part in AUA overseas Study Tours, and gain new perspectives on developing your career in the international dimension of HE. The day will conclude with an optional social event in the evening at The Packhorse, situated next to the Royal Holloway campus on Egham Hill.

A full agenda for this event can be found here

Who will be speaking?

Catriona Hanks, Outward Student Mobility – Policy Lead, Universities UK International (UUKi)

Go International: Stand Out. Is the UK making its mark on mobility?

Michael Peak, Senior Adviser-Education Research, British Council

International student mobility trends, and the role that national policies can play in supporting (or obstructing?) mobility

Dr Valentina Seravalle, Senior Liaison and Recruitment Officer, University College London

Global trends in Study Abroad: student engagement in international experience


AUA Study Tour 2017: Germany and Switzerland

Members of the 2017 Study Tour to Germany and Switzerland will reflect on their visit to five different HE institutions.

International Higher Education Network Session

David Law, Editor of Perspectives, and Basirat Agboola, Progression and Recognition Manager, Pearson

During this interactive networking session you will have the opportunity to engage with colleagues from different institutions, develop your professional network, and compare and contrast new perspectives on working in the field of international higher education.

Roundtable panel discussion: The challenges of student mobility for HE administrators and managers

Chair: Phil Taylor, Assistant Registrar (Partnerships), Royal Holloway, University of London

This interactive roundtable will feature staff from a range of services and departments at Royal Holloway, University of London, including the International Study Centre, International Student Support Office, International Recruitment and Centre for the Development of Academic Skills.


Who is it for?

HE administrators and managers working in all areas related to incoming and outgoing student mobility: partnerships, recruitment, international policy and strategy, student support, quality assurance, department and faculty administration.

What will I learn?

• Current UK and global policy developments in student mobility

• Fresh professional and institutional perspectives on the internationalisation of HE

• How to become more involved in the AUA’s IHE Network

What Professional Behaviours will I develop?