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.
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.
The HSE Internet Studies Lab has got an opportunity to study political fake news for the period of three years, and the project ‘Modern Models of Poetics: a Reconstructive Approach’ received a two-year extension of funding.
This year, the conference ‘Education and World Cities: New Horizons of University Reputation’ will be held for the first time with support of the University of Navarra, a recognised centre on the subject of reputation. Magdalena Gaete, a representative of the University of Navarra, discusses the challenges that universities face today, and what Russian universities should do to join the ranks of the world's top institutions of higher education.
Specialists of the HSE Centre for Youth Studies met with colleagues from the University of Georgia to discuss prospects for collaboration. They discussed the possibilities for development of academic exchange, summer schools, internships and a ‘Social Analysis of Youth’ track in the Master’s programme ‘Modern Social Analysis’.
HSE News Service talks with Olga Krylova, the Head of HSE – St Petersburg's International Office, about the role of student ambassadors in the reputation of their alma mater.