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The IAU 2018 International Conference took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where higher education scholars, researchers and experts from around the globe came together for three days to discuss Higher Education Partnerships for Societal Impact. The conference, which was co-organized with the University of Malaya, drew around 300 participants from 68 countries, including 67 heads of institutions and 63 speakers.

Participants discussed some of the most pressing issues facing today’s higher education community, such as digital transformation, community engagement, responsible research and sustainable development.

Discover the full programme and speakers’ presentations on the conference website.

Below is a list of selected articles on the IAU 2018 International Conference:

European Association of Universities, "IAU 2018 International Conference: Higher education partnerships for societal impact", 14 December 2018
Swedish Institute for Global Health Transformation, "SIGHT goes to Kuala Lumpur", 5 December 2018
New Straits Times, "Striving for academic freedom in tertiary education", 21 November 2018
University World News, "Leading role for universities in fight for sustainability", 17 November 2018


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