Lingnan University becomes a partner of the Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE), the largest research centre in the world specifically focused on higher education and its future development. The Centre was launched in an international public seminar held on 2 and 3 February in London.
CGHE is a partnership led by the University College London (UCL) Institute of Education with Lancaster University and the University of Sheffield in the UK, Australian National University in Australia, Dublin Institute of Technology in Ireland, Hiroshima University in Japan, Leiden University in the Netherlands, Lingnan University in Hong Kong, Shanghai Jiao Tong University in Mainland China and University of Cape Town in South Africa.
Prof Joshua Mok Ka-ho, Vice-President and Chair Professor of Comparative Policy of Lingnan University joined the Centre’s launching seminar as a keynote speaker. In his keynote speech on the topic “The Quest for World-class Status: Challenges and Prospects for Higher Education in Asia”, Prof Mok addressed the challenges and prospects for higher education in Asia and the implications for the UK. Under the Centre’s extensive research programme, Prof Mok will also lead a three-year research programme entitled “UK international graduates in East Asia: careers, earnings, jobs, mobility”, which is planned to be embarked in the second half of 2016.