Education Seminar July 2016
James Taylor-Grime (Diplomatic Transhipment Services Ltd) meets Facundo Santiago (Argentina)
"The Education Conference was very illuminating with regard to the opportunities and oncerns of stakeholders. It is a must attend event."
High Commission of Nigeria
Peter Short of Blackburn College in discussion with the High Commissioner for Uganda Prof Joyce Kikafunda
Claire Axel Berg and Robin Halley of Bristol University meet Jauyah Tuah (Brunei)
Dr Nora Bawazeer (Saudi Arabia) swaps contacts with Basma Hakim and Craig Smitherman of the University of East Anglia
"The Embassy Education Conference was a meeting of diplomats and representatives of more than 100 countries with decision makers from the education and science sector as well as university and education centre representatives. All in all the conference was insightful and useful"
Embassy of Argentina
After an intense day, delegates unwind at the networking reception
Jokotamu Fotu (Fiji) meets Emma Bogantseva and Katerina Kanlis of the University of Essex
Aurelio Matavele (Mozambique) meets James McNaughton (Essex University)
"A place where Embassies meet with Universities. An opportunity to continue broadening the education and research relations with the UK"
Embassy of Ecuador
Natallia Patsaluyonak and Catherine Kelsey of Gabbitas Education
Van Thanh Vo (Vietnam) finds out more about Glasgow Calendonian University from Josh Roberts
Pamela Armstrong (University of Glasgow) chats to Jonathan Bonfield (Singapore)
"The event provides a fantastic platform for us in the HE sector to engage with several decision makers from the embassies in one space, share good practice with colleagues and network with relevant stakeholders in our industry"
University of Central Lancashire (Uclan)
Mario Buttigieg (Malta) networking with Paloma Bernar of Kaplan International Colleges
Dorina Orzac (Romania) meets Maxwell Howells of Kent University
Jason Cooke and Jessica Moule of King’s College London meet Sizhen Peng (China)
"An excellent opportunity to meet education attachés from many different countries and discuss our mutual interests and commitment to international students"
University of Essex
Taufik Ahmad (Malaysia) touches base with Shemsah Farooq and Tanya Luff of Manchester University
Annabelle Llanes (PTE Academic) meets Jessica Davidson of the University of Nottingham
Lisa Collett meets Sebastien Cadinot of the University Pathway Alliance
"The event was very well organized and informative with plenty of chances to network"
Embassy of Latvia
Mohamed El Ansari (UAE) speaks to Joanna Scaplehorn (University of South Wales)
Sandy Bhangal (ETS TOEFL) meets Lucy Thomas (University of Surrey)
Atageldi Annayev (Turkmenistan) networks with Jonathan Frank and Bala Guliyev of Trinity College London
"A very well organised day with useful sessions and a great opportunity to meet Embassy contacts"
University of Reading
Mala Rambaccus and the High Commissioner for Mauritius in discussions with Angeline Malaba Ward of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN)
Nasser Tamei (Papua New Guinea) meets Kate Carroll of University Foundation Programme
Jeni Myftari (Oman) meets Norman MacMillan of the University of West Scotland
A must to attend!
Embassy of Mauritania
A packed lecture hall for the Embassy Education Conference Plenary
Defence attachés and political counselors listen to Prof Ben Kienzle of KCL outline the defence and security implications of BREXIT
Nicki Horseman of Times Higher Education explains the methodology that goes behind global university rankings
"As always this is an excellent event which provides unparalleled networking opportunities"
University of South Wales
UKCISA Chief Executive Dominic Scott and panelists Gretta Gavin of KCL and Angela Cleary (Royal Thai Embassy) in the student welfare session
Panellists Dr Anthony Manning (University Pathway Alliance), Paul Kelly (Gabbitas Education) and Christopher Veysey (King’s College London) listen to a presentation by Maysara Arabeed of NARIC
Fiona Crozier (Quality Assurance Agency), Sean O’Connor (UK HE International Unit) and Lisa Collett of NARIC talk about mobility and quality assurance in trans-national education
"A great opportunity to exchange experiences and discuss academic life in the UK"
Embassy of Thailand
Prof Mischa Dohler of King’s College London welcomes delegates to the Middle East Discussion Group
Nicola Field of King’s College London leads discussion in the Anglophone group
The Latin America discussion group gets underway
Embassy Editor Elizabeth Stewart with Bala Guliyev (Trinity College), the lucky winner of a Kindle courtesy of Tony Egan at DTS