Webinar: International Strategies on Student Mobility in the Era of a Global Pandemic

May 25th, 2021 (Tuesday) | 10.00 am (GMT+8 Kuala Lumpur)

The future of international higher education has been a central issue during the era of global COVID-19 pandemic. This unprecedented health crisis has changed the landscape of prior perspectives on internalization and has caused substantial shifts in the physical international student mobility . Higher Education Institutions are required to find ways in adapting to the new norm in ensuring the continuity of these activities. During these travel restriction periods, virtual alternative programs are being actively designed to allow students from different parts of the world to participate in their area of interests.

In this webinar, we will be discussing on the challenges of student mobility in the era of global pandemic trends, international strategies and approaches for successful virtual mobility programs as well as ways of addressing the challenges in the short term and beyond.

 

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

⊷ To impart knowledge on the university’s strategies for successful virtual mobility programs.
⊷ To explore ways to address the challenges in the era of shifting mobility trends.
⊷ To understand the current scenario affecting student mobility.

 

 

PANELIST

⊷ Professor Ricky Wenkuei Chuang
Associate Vice President for International Affairs and Director of International Relations Division
National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

⊷ Assoc. Professor Dr. Abdul Latiff Ahmad
Director of International Relations Centre (UKM Global)
The National University of Malaysia (UKM)

⊷ Professor David Huerta Harris
National Director for Short Term Mobility at Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico

⊷ Mr. Darren McDermott
Team Leader, EU Support to Higher Education in the ASEAN Region (SHARE), Singapore

 

MODERATOR

⊷ Dr. Tanot Unjah
Deputy Director of International Relations Centre (UKM Global)
The National University of Malaysia (UKM)

 

ORGANIZER

 

National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) Overseas Hub in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

in collaboration with

International Relations Centre (UKM Global)
The National University of Malaysia (UKM)
Email: oir@ukm.edu.my