Opinion leadership

A selection of ACU commentaries, perspective pieces and opinion articles.

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Higher education should be central to the international development agenda

In this guest blog for HEPI, Colin Riordan, Secretary General and Chief Executive of the ACU, outlines how and why higher education must be at the centre of development efforts. 

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World In Hands

Surveying research support builds collaboration

Dr William Bramwell, Senior Research Officer at the ACU argues that global university benchmarking helps institutions learn from and share with each other.

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There's more to COP than the table at the top

George Lakey, Programme Manager at the ACU reflects on what really matters at COP meetings.

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Universities are the perfect fora for debating the Commonwealth’s future

Dr Joanna Newman, ACU Secretary General and CEO explains why it is no accident that universities are prominent in protests over ties to the slave trade and movements to decolonise education.

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Commonwealth Flags against a blue sky