Change Agents for International Education:

Strategies, Ideas, Impact

University of East London – Stratford Campus 


Friday 23rd March 2018                                                                                        


Presentation slides from the conference can be found below:

Supporting TNE, Research and Outward Mobility strategies

Celia Partridge, Assistant Director, Partnerships and Mobility, Universities UK International (UUKi)

Developing Intercultural Competence: strategies and roadmaps

Melissa Schuessler, Faculty International Director, Leeds University Business School

Supporting international students’ mental health – ensuring a positive impact

Dr Marilyn Benjamin, Counselling and Wellbeing Service, University of Birmingham

Strategies for building successful and multifaceted partnerships and collaborations

Dr Suzanna Tomassi, Deputy Director, Open University Validation Partnerships


The Incoming Student Journey:

Improving the Student Experience


University of Lille

Friday 29th June 2018

Presentation slides from the conference can be found below:

The incoming student journey and internationalisation at home

Dr. Jos Beelen, Professor of Global Learning, The Hague University of Applied Sciences

A widening world of mobility – new challenges for incoming students

Elissa Williams, Global Education Manager, Keele University

Overcoming the initial shock: strategies to help students adapt to a new study environment

Dr. Martin Hyde, author of Intercultural Communication: An Advanced Resource Book for Students

Low cost/no cost activities to enhance the student experience of welcome week

The EUA Committee

Student support for incoming research and joint PhD students

Dr. Nick Watmough, Head of Academic Research, University of East Anglia



EUA Best practice workshop 

Getting more students to go abroad: a focus on short-term mobility


Coventry University

Monday 5th November 2018



Presentation slides from the conference can be found below:


EUA short welcome and useful information

Grace Sadiq, Administrative Support Manager, EUA

Case study: DMU Global.

Creating opportunities for short-term international experiences for 11,000 students by 2020

Leo Smith, Head of #DMUglobal, De Montfort University, Leicester

Short-term mobility at Coventry University – an overview

Dr. Andrew Turner, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Coventry University

Getting mobility moving – sources of funding to help make it happen

Elissa Williams, Global Education Manager, Keele University

Strategies to ensure successful short-term mobility projects/summer schools

Dr. Sofia Mason, Royal Holloway, University of London

A toolkit for effective use of social media to promote the outward mobility agenda

Elizabeth Hollins, Coventry University

People, Programmes and Process – Keep your students and staff safe

Dr. Suzanna Tomassi, Deputy Director (Partnerships), The Open University

& Nisha Kaduskar, Director, Risk Advisory Service [RAS]


EUA Annual Conference

Inclusive Internationalisation: a focus on widening participation


University of Leeds

Friday 28th June 2019


Presentation slides from the conference can be found below:

Widening participation in outward mobility – a practical toolkit

Katherine Allinson, Policy Researcher, Universities UK International (UUKi)

Internationalisation and widening participation: synergies and implications

Dr. Caroline Burns & Dr. Jane Carnaffan, Northumbria University, Newcastle

Student mental health and wellbeing – ensuring positive international experiences

Sarah Tomlinson, Head of Student Wellbeing, & James Ewens, Senior Wellbeing Practitioner, Leeds Beckett University

Inclusive internationalisation and effective student support - experiencing and understanding what it means to be an international student

Riddi Viswanathan, International Student's Officer, University of Manchester

Is your widening participation strategy really working? The hallmarks of an effective strategy and what to include – a practical guide

Greg Brown, Researcher, Widening Participation Research and Evaluation Unit, & Gaynor Loxley, Student Recruitment (Widening Participation) Manager, University of Sheffield