The World 100 Reputation Network is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a networking session for our APAC members and other leading universities in the region on Tuesday 20 June.

The session, hosted by The Chinese University of Hong Kong will take place prior to the THE Asia Universities Summit on 21-23 June 2023 and will offer delegates the chance to hear from leading voices in the sector as well as the opportunity to network with peers.

The event will feature a series of interactive sessions exploring key elements of reputation within the APAC region. View the full schedule below.

By attending our event you are also eligible for a free ticket to THE Asia Universities Summit. Details on how to claim your free ticket will be sent to you via email.

The Schedule

Tour of CUHK

1100 - 1200  (HKT)

Networking lunch

1200 - 1300  (HKT)




Opening remarks from Laurie Pearcey & Mark Sudbury
1300 - 1305 (HKT)
Session 1: 
Storytelling in a new geo-political environment – positioning Asian universities in the East–West dialogue
Panel chaired by CUHK and featuring World 100 members
1305 - 1345 (HKT)

Session 2
Global perception of Asian universities – Insights from THE Consultancy
Mei Mei Lim, Senior Higher Education Consultant, Times Higher Education & Elizabeth Shepherd, Managing Director, Consultancy, Times Higher Education
1345 - 1430 (HKT)

Refreshment break
1430 - 1500 (HKT)

Session 3:
Current trends in global university reputation - World 100 Network Reputation research insights
Mark Sudbury, Head, The World 100 Reputation Network
1500 - 1540 (HKT)

Session 4:
Working with the media in Asia – question-time with current and former journalists covering higher education in Asia
Gary Cheung, Deputy Director, Communications and Public RelationsChris Lau, Breaking News Writer, CNNPola Lem, Asia Reporter, Times Higher EducationModerator: Mark Sudbury
1540 - 1630 (HKT)

Summary and closing remarks
1630 - 1645 (HKT)

Networking drinks

1645 - 1730  (HKT)