Whilst scientists and researchers battle to develop a cure for the coronavirus, higher education institutions are facing one of the toughest challenges ever. It goes without saying that the number one objective is to keep students and staff safe, but the business repercussions are now being felt keenly.
Our alternative study tour to the University of Calgary literally took us to new heights as we arrived late Friday night to see the vibrant and beautiful city fringed by the Rockies.
I was there to run some reputation workshops for Japanese universities keen to improve their image, and attract more international students, plus present findings of a study for the British Council in Japan on how UK universities made the most of the Olympics.
Japan, 9 December 2012. Preconference day of the World 100 and British Council in Japan conference and study tour. A day to relax before the conference starts tomorrow and take in some first impressions of Japan.
QS is not personally represented at the World 100 Network international conference in Hong Kong, but they would like to clarify that the QS World University Rankings will continue to be published annually with the support of US News and World Report and other leading national media worldwide.