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Highlights from Going Global 2017

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More than 900 leaders in higher education, business and government attended the British Council’s 11th annual Going Global conference, in London from Monday 22 to Wednesday 24 May 2017. Some 77 countries were represented by delegates, including vice-chancellors, pro vice-chancellors, and government ministers. Highlights included: On day 1, as the sun re-appeared across London after days of rain, Rob Lynes, the British Council’s UK Regional Director, said he was very proud to welcome delegates to “this sunny, vibrant metropolis which is called London”.  London is a truly international city where 300 languages are spoken and where 100,000 international students choose…

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Registration for Going Global 2017 is now open

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Going Global is a series of international education conferences hosted by the British Council. Their underlying concept is to offer an open forum for policy makers and practitioners from around the world to discuss issues facing the international education community. The 2017 gathering takes place from May 22 – 24 in London. This year’s event explores how universities and colleges support city-regional economies and social and civic engagement. The focus is on connecting the world’s cities to global knowledge and talent, as well as addressing global challenges. Early bird rates are available here until March 24, after which the standard…

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Going Global 2016 concluded successfully

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From May 3rd – 5th 2016, over 800 participants from 70 countries came together in Cape Town, South Africa for the British Council’s annual Going Global 2016 conference. The overarching theme of this prestigious event was “Building nations and connecting cultures: education policy, economic development and engagement”

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Forging futures at Going Global 2015

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This year Going Global returned to London (1 – 2 June) to bring together the leaders of international education under the theme of ‘connecting cultures, forging futures’.   Going Global is an annual conference hosted by the British Council, offering an open forum for global leaders of international education to discuss issues facing the international education community. Since its inception in 2004, Going Global has grown from a bi-annual event in the UK to an annual event alternating between the UK and a major international city. Each year it attracts over 1,000 registered delegates from across the tertiary (further and…

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