UKM Global Webinar Series: The Internationalization Experience of Higher Education Institutions in Japan and Malaysia

August 30th, 2021 (Monday) | 10.00 am (GMT+8 Kuala Lumpur)

The webinar aims at exploring the internationalization experiences of international higher education institutions in Malaysia and Japan. The focus of the discussion will be on the sharing of collaborations and partnerships, the strategies of being a global university and dealing with challenges of the new norm, and moving forward with new initiatives in empowering universities of the future. Both countries have had long-standing relationships and ventured into many collaboratives such as student and staff mobility, dual degree programs, international students’ recruitment, joint research, and publications, etc. This webinar will benefit participants through understanding the strategies, successful stories, and struggles of international higher education.

 

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to :

⊷ Learn the experiences of internationalization among Malaysian and Japanese Universities.
⊷ Understand how universities deal with the challenges of the new norm.

 

PANELIST

⊷ Professor Caroline F. Benton
Vice-President and Executive Director (Global Affairs)
University of Tsukuba, Japan

⊷ Professor Dr. Mohammad Kassim
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International)
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

⊷ Professor Yasuyuki Kono
Vice-Pesident for International Strategy
Kyoto University, Japan

⊷ Professor Dato' Dr. Narimah Samat
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International)
Universiti Sains Malaysia

 

MODERATOR

⊷ Associate Professor Dr. Abdul Latiff Ahmad
Director, International Relations Centre
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

 

ORGANIZER

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

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