THE Live US
March 30 – April 1, 2021

Welcoming a new era of US higher education

March 30 – April 1, 2021

After an uncertain year for US politics, the presidential change has restored confidence in the future of American higher education for many. With new leadership comes the hope of increased government aid, less hostility towards international students, and greater funding for scientific research.

Despite this, the disruption of 2020 will be felt by higher education institutions for years to come. This free three-day virtual conference will bring together university stakeholders from across the United States to discuss and debate the future of academia, through 2021 and beyond.

Discussion topics will include:

  • Rebuilding the reputation of the US as a study destination
  • Handling the ongoing calls to address structural racism and perpetuating disparities
  • Addressing the inequality of university fees, access and student debt
  • Developing the virtual offering, and looking toward the future of blended learning
  • Aligning higher education curricula with workforce needs

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