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22-24 May 2017 | Queen Elizabeth II Centre, London


Going Global 2017 Conference on "Global cities: connecting talent, driving change" was attended by over 900 delegates (leaders in higher education, business and government) from around the world, including representative of the Global Platform for Syrian Students. Some 77 countries were represented by delegates, including vice-chancellors, pro vice-chancellors, and government ministers.

During the conference participants "explored how universities and colleges support city-regional economies and social and civic engagement, connecting the world's cities to global knowledge and talent and addressing global challenges" and examined "this theme through four lenses: Research and innovation, Talent development and flows, Societies and communities and Leadership."

The Global Platform for Syrian Students was invited to participate in a Planning and Development Workshop delivered in partnership with the British Council, and built on the 23 May 2017 Going Global session about World Access to Higher Education Day.

Participants of the workshop discussed how "extending access is fundamental to combatting global inequality within and between nations". 

For further information, visit Going Global 2017 British Council webpage or contact us.



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  • Source: International Organisations
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