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Embassy Education eForum on Africa

Thursday 16 Jul 2020
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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A forum to connect African education attachés with the UK education sector to discuss opportunities beyond Covid19

14:30 – 15:30:

  • Introduction by Forum Chair, Dr David Pilsbury, Deputy Vice Chancellor (International), Coventry University
  • An overview of challenges, opportunities, trends in Africa with Richard Grubb, Senior Policy Officer, Africa, at Universities UK International (UUKi)
  • Impact of Covid-19 on international students from Africa and support measures, with Stephanie Harris, Lead on International Engagement at UUKi
  • Overview of student visa policy (including Covid-19 waivers and guidance) – Heather Knight, immigration specialist at UK Council for International Student Affairs 
  • Scholarships in Africa – Rachel Arnold, Association of Commonwealth Universities and Chevening TBC
  • Trans-National Education in Africa – Eduardo Ramos, Head of Trans-National Education at UUKi 
  • Partnerships, graduate employability and academic diversity – Adetomi Soyinka, British Council Director, Education & Skills Programme

15:30 – 16:00
Break Out Rooms

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