Internationalisation of Higher Education from Sustainable Development Perspectives

Internationalisation of Higher Education from Sustainable Development Perspectives


5 Dec 2023    
8:00am - 9:30am

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Date: December 5, 2023

Time: 17:00-18:30 (Japan Standard Time)/08:00-09:30 (UK Time)

Format: Online via Zoom


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  • Opening remarks by Prof. Yamamoto Beverley, Executive Vice President for International Affairs (Education), Osaka University
  • Keynote lecture on “Internationalisation of higher education for sustainable development in the Global South” by Prof. Juliet Thondhlana, School of Education, University of Nottingham
  • Keynote lecture “Internationalisation and Climate Impacts of Higher Education” by Prof. Tristan McCowan, School of Education, University College London
  • Discussion session led by Prof. Akiyoshi Yonezawa,
  • Vice-Director International Strategy Office, Tohoku University
  • Concluding remarks by UNESCO Chair in International Education and Development, Prof. Juliet Thondhlana, University of Nottingham


We welcome participations from students, researchers, faculty members, and anyone interested in this topic, to discuss about impact-driven internationalisation strategies, exploring the complexities faced by higher education institutions in navigating the tensions between expanding global engagement, global student recruitment and promoting sustainable practices.


For inquiries, please contact Dr. Ariunaa Enkhtur, or Dr. Tingting Yuan