ACU Perspectives

A world view on change and opportunity in higher education

The ACU Perspectives speaker series offers our members a chance to contribute to the debates and discussions on the future directions of higher education, to share their ideas and experiences, and to bring insights from their own region, institution or discipline.

The series theme is ‘Change and opportunity in higher education’ – a deliberately broad topic, allowing speakers to engage with the subject of their choice using local context and personal experience.

Whatever your academic background, we're looking for good speakers who are keen to connect with an attentive audience. Talks are delivered to a live audience in London, and also distributed online.

To register your interest in attending or speaking, email perspectives@acu.ac.uk

ACU Perspectives

Past events

Perspectives No 9: Dr Helen Rawson (July 2016)

Dr Helen Rawson'Is higher education enabling students to fulfil their civic responsibilities as future professionals in a global society?'

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Perspectives No 8: Datin Ir Dr Siti Hamisah binti Tapsir (January 2016)

Datin Ir Dr Siti Hamisah binti Tapsir'A strategy for the next decade of Malaysian higher education'

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Perspectives No 7: Professor Dame Sally Davies (March 2015)

Dame Sally Davies'Ebola and global health security'

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Perspectives No 6: Tricia Wombell (February 2015)

Tricia Wombell

'Multi-faceted: supporting diversity aspirations in UK higher education'

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Perspectives No 5: Dr Joan Dassin (June 2014)

'Empowering education: The impact of higher education opportunity on development leadership and practice'

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Perspectives No 4: Professor Budd Hall (April 2013)

Budd Hall'Knowledge democracy, transformation and higher education: elements of contestation'

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Perspectives No 3: Professor Graeme Hugo (March 2013)

Graeme Hugo ACU Perspectives'International migration and higher education in Australia: challenges and opportunities'

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Perspectives No 2: Professor Roger Makanjuola (February 2013)

Roger Makanjuola'Negotiating university politics through triumph and tragedy'

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Perspectives No 1: Professor Loyiso Nongxa (October 2012)

Loyiso Nongxa'Ratings, rankings and differentiation of the South African university system'

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Forthcoming events

There are currently no forthcoming ACU Perspectives events. Please check our calendar for updates.