Parallel session 2: Diversifying our universities: why it is important and what can we do about itThursday 15 October 2020
09:15 – 10:30
This session will focus on diversity and higher education from a global perspective. With contributors from a range of international academic institutions, it will look at the social and economic impact of having a diverse university community.
It is a sequence of short presentations from 3-4 speakers (5-10 minutes each) and will involve an open discussion with all delegates.
Chair: Sonia Jenkins, WTUN Development Manager
- Professor Heather McGregor, Executive Dean of the Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University
- Professor Muralidhar Miryala, Deputy President, Shibaura Institute of Technology
- Professor Amir Sharif, Associate Dean, University of Bradford