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Tuesday,16 Jan 2018 17:42pm GMT


Effective Management of a

University International Office Today

Date:  12-15 April 2016


 Supported by:  Oxonia University Network





A world class executive programme reviewing the latest developments in HE international affairs and best practice for running a university international office


Within a rapidly changing higher education (HE) market place, the international office is a key hub of any university, facing an ever more complex set of global challenges.  This programme will offer you key insights, practical tips, best practice case studies and an overview of current trends. It will better equip you to plan ahead and to compete and collaborate with other HE providers.


Programme description

  A four day programme that enables you to: 

  • Extend your professional development within this key area
  • Consider the role of the international office within the university of the future, factoring in the latest  trends and changes in HE
  • Hear the latest thinking from speakers whose international offices are recognised for their success
  • Discover the latest tools and techniques used by leading UK universities
  • Find out how inter-university collaboration can better support your office
  • Meet your peers, network and share best practice through workshop sessions
  • Understand the global influences that are affecting  international admissions in HE and how this impacts on your office


Who should attend?

 This programme is highly recommended for the University International Office Managers and Officers

 Duration and Location

This is a four-day programme to be held in Oxford, from 12-15 April 2016 consisting of three intensive training days plus a tour of Oxford university colleges and Museums.  

  • Arrive Monday 11 April 2016
  • Tuesday 12 - Thursday 14 April - Core Programme
  • Friday 15 April - Tour of Oxford University and museums
  • Saturday 16 April - depart 


The programme registration fee is £1350. This is inclusive of your airport transfers to/from Oxford, meals, academic and cultural visits and the award of Programme Completion Certificate.

Applications received before 30 November 2015 are eligible for the Early Bird Discounted Fee of £1150.



On completion of the programme, the participants will be awarded a Programme Completion Certificate by the Oxford Academy for Education and Development.

Outline timetable

The programme is supported by 3 professionals from UK universities and organisations.

1. Dr. Cliff Hancock, International Relationships Manager, Higher Education Funding Council (HEFCE)

2. Vencenzo (Enzo) Raimo, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Global Engagement, Reading University 

3. Emma Leech, Director of Marketing and Advancement, Loughborough University



Tuesday 12 April

Wednesday 13 April

Thursday 14 April

Friday 15 April

Saturday 16  April


Programme Registration

+ Induction

New trends, issues & challenges in International Affairs


Emma Leech

Loughborough University 

Overview of Internationalisation Strategy Development


Vinzenzo Raimo

Reading University

International Office  Marketing 

Dr. Cliff Hancock


 Tour of Oxford Colleges + Landmarks



 11:00 Refreshment & networking   Refreshment & Networking
 Refreshment & Networking   

 How to develop a successful strategy  for your International Office

+ Workshop

Emma Leech

Loughborough University

 Student Mobility


Vincenzo Raimo

Reading University

A workshop to deal with challenges in your International Office 

Dr. Cliff Hancock


Tour of Oxford
 13:00 Lunch  Lunch  Lunch  Lunch

Developing and implementing an effective marketing strategy and plan   to reach a global audience


Emma Leech

Loughborough University

Trans-National Education (TNE)


Vincenzo Raimo

Reading University

Concluding session chaired by the Chair of OAED

Certification Ceremony

Tour of Oxford


 15:30-  18:00 Tour of Oriel College Visit to Ashmolean Museum & Blackwell's Bookseller Free time in Oxford/Visit to Natural History Museum
 19:00  Dinner  Dinner  Dinner   Dinner


*Please note that the programme content and structure is subject to adjustment. Any changes will be posted on the website and communicated to the participants in advance. 

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