On the second day of the conference ‘Education and World Cities 2019: New Horizons of University Reputation’ participants discussed university reputation beyond the rankings, the importance of establishing distinctiveness, as well as the role of international accreditations in the development of universities and business schools.
How can universities maintain a balance between competition and cooperation? Is it possible for higher education systems to adapt to the new digital reality? Who are university ambassadors? These questions were discussed during the first day of the Sixth International Conference ‘Education and Global Cities: New Horizons in University Reputation’.
The Sixth International Conference ‘Education and World Cities 2019: New Horizons of University Reputation’ begins tomorrow. We offer you a description of the two-day long event, and invite you to join the online broadcast of the conference.
Within the framework of two events—the International Partners Week ‘Nurturing Global Citizens for a Global World’ and the conference ‘Education and World Cities’—the International Students Fair is taking place for HSE University – St Petersburg’s students on May 22, 2019. Here is why you should attend this event.
On May 20-22, the HSE – St Petersburg welcomes representatives of its academic partners and specialised organisations in higher education. Participants of the International Partners Week 2019 will share their experiences with implementing strategic projects as part of the Global Citizens concept at their universities.
On May 14, HSE University – St Petersburg welcomed a group of students from Tallinn Linnamae Russian Lyceum. Their visit took place within the framework of the ‘Day of Universities’ organised by the administration of the Lyceum to acquaint students with the leading universities of St Petersburg.
The digital revolution, globalisation and the competition for talent have led to a relatively new trend in higher education—personalisation. What needs to be done to make personalisation not just a trend but a reality for modern universities? Participants in the plenary discussion ‘Creating Personalised Learning Systems’ will be sharing the most effective ways in which their universities implemented this concept.
The Higher School of Economics entered ten subject areas and six narrower sections in the ranking published by the ‘Expert’ analytical centre. The university took 1st places in five subject areas and two sections.
What does it mean to be distinctive? Standing out, being different, being noticed, being first, being the best? In his article, Alan Ferns, Associate Vice-President for External Relations and Reputation, University of Manchester, talks about how universities can find out their own distinctiveness and build a successful reputation strategy.
International accreditations have become a key marker that attests to the quality of teaching and the sustainable development of universities and business schools. Olga Okulova, Head of the Centre for International Accreditations and Network Programmes at HSE University – St Petersburg, discusses why excellent academic standing is crucial for students, teachers and universities.