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Parallel session 2: Diversifying our universities: why it is important and what can we do about it

Thursday 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

Confirmed Speakers:

  • 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

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