Our knowledge partner is the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) in Dubai

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Welcome from OBHE and KHDA by Richard Garrett, Director, OBHE and Dr. Warren Fox, Board Member; Advisor to the Chairman of the
Board of Directors for Higher Education, KHDA

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Putting it into Practice-Mindfulness is not just for students by Ms. Amna Raisi, Manager, KHDA

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Putting it into Practice-Mindfulness is not just for students by Ms. Amna Raisi, Manager, KHDA

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Student Success in Higher Education - What do we know? by Richard Garrett, Director, OBHE and Philip Sanders, Chief Executive, i-graduate

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Student Success in Higher Education - What do we know? by Richard Garrett, Director, OBHE and Philip Sanders, Chief Executive, i-graduate

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An Introduction to KHDA- Putting happiness and well-being at the heart of education by Dr. Abdulla Al Karam, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Director General, KHDA

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Networking Break

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World Café, Part 1

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International and National Approaches to Student Success chaired by Carolyn Campbell, Senior Consultant and Advisory Board Member with panelists Dr. Jocelyn Gacel-Avila, General Coordinator of UNESCO-IESALC’s Regional Observatory on Internationalization and Networks in Tertiary Education (OBIRET) and Vice Dean, University of Guadalajara, Celia Partridge, Assistant Director, Partnerships and Mobility, Universities UK International and Karen Treloar, Director, Engagement Group, Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), Australia

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Institutional Case Studies: Student Success and Well-Being Innovation chaired by Nitesh Sughnani, Director of University Quality Assurance, KHDA with panelists Mushtak Al-Atabi, Provost & CEO, Heriot-Watt University, Malaysia and Andrea Fortanelli, General Director of Tecmilenio University, Mexico

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Institutional Case Studies: Student Success and Well-Being Innovation chaired by Nitesh Sughnani, Director of University Quality Assurance, KHDA with panelists Mushtak Al-Atabi, Provost & CEO, Heriot-Watt University, Malaysia and Andrea Fortanelli, General Director of Tecmilenio University, Mexico

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Networking Reception

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Highlights from Day 1 and Introduction to Day 2 with Philip Sanders, Chief Executive, i-graduate, Dr. Warren Fox, Board Member; Advisor to the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Higher Education, KHDA and Jessica Haskett, MEng Architectural Engineering student, Heriot-Watt Scotland/Dubai

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Keynote: Improving Student Success - The positive and mindful university by Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham and one of the world’s leading thinkers on student well-being

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World Café, Part 2

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World Café, Part 2

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World Café, Part 2

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World Café, Part 2

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Student Success and Well-Being: Panel of students from Dubai and beyond chaired by Amy Walker, Speaker and Writer on Student Well-Being with panelists Dan Ng, BBA student from S P Jain School of Global Management, Alia al Hazami, Graduate of the American University of Sharjah, BA in International Relations with a double minor in English Literature and Women Studies, Sarah Khaled Al Kaabi, Student at the NYU Abu Dhabi, majoring in Economics and minoring in Music, Juan Alejo Arenas Ruiz, Marketing major at the Universidad Tecmilenio, Omar Al Owais, Student of International Relations at the American University of Sharjah, Maitha Alsuwaidi, Student of political science in NYUAD, Jessica Haskett, MEng Architectural Engineering student at Heriot-Watt Scotland/Dubai and Meike Shulte, MBA Operations & Logistics graduate student, Middlesex University, Dubai

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Student Success and Well-Being: Panel of students from Dubai and beyond

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Results of QBBG Survey on TNE Student Success by Fabrizio Trifiro, Manager International, Quality Assurance Agency UK

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Results of QBBG Survey on TNE Student Success by Brian Keenan, Director, Strategic Initiatives, KHDA

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Results of QBBG Survey on TNE Student Success by Brandon Lee, Director-General (Private Education), SkillsFuture Singapore

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International Takeaways chaired by Dr. Warren Fox, Board Member; Advisor to the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Higher Education, KHDA with panelists Ms. Dorte Kristoffersen, Director, Dorte Kristoffersen Consulting, Dr. Martin Carroll, Provost, Manukau Institute of Technology in New Zealand and Dr. Ralph Wolff, President, The QA Commons for Higher Education

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Campus Tour: Amity University Dubai

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