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Geoff Wilmshurst, Camosun College, Canada

Geoff Wilmshurst, Camosun College, Canada

It’s a tough global brand because if you talk to somebody and you say ‘What do you know about Canada?’, invariably they’re going to tell you that they know Toronto and they may know Vancouver, and beyond that they don’t know much.

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Omar Houri, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon

Omar Houri, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon

Lebanon is a troubled society, especially since 2005. The university decided, if the problem is tolerance, coexistence, intercultural dialogue and so on, then the best thing to do for our students is to teach them human rights topics.

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Mike Bradford, Bellerbys College, UK

Mike Bradford, Bellerbys College, UK

There’s a growing interest in foreign countries for the more arts, media related subjects – whereas I think if you looked at the market ten years ago it would be business, business and more business. There is a growing interest to diversify.

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George Siemens, University of Texas Arlington

George Siemens, University of Texas Arlington

How we’ve been structured – traditionally at least – our job is to take a 17, 18-year-old student and in a span of four years, graduate them into something: employment or whatever they end up doing. And that model isn’t as relevant as it once was.

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Märt Aro, Co-founder, DreamApply

Märt Aro, Co-founder, DreamApply

After the offer letter you still need to keep in touch with the student to make sure they don’t feel deserted. It’s so obvious but so many universities fail to acknowledge what a normal human interaction should be.

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