Magazine article The Times Higher Education Supplement : THE

Strong Roots and Branches

Magazine article The Times Higher Education Supplement : THE

Strong Roots and Branches

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In recent years, a number of British universities have encouraged international outreach by establishing campuses worldwide. Students from around the world benefit from the establishment of such campuses by being given the opportunity to gain high-quality British degrees outside the UK.

As principal of West Nottinghamshire College, a further education organisation offering a wide range of higher education courses, I have considerable understanding of the academic journey. Since joining the council of the University of Nottingham in 2009, I have had the privilege of being involved with developing the institution's global strategy. At the end of last year I made my second visit to Nottingham's Ningbo campus in China and to its outpost in Malaysia, where I was able to see for myself the impressive benefits of a truly global university.

Education is a global community, a global concern and a global marketplace. While British universities have a legacy of esteem that is the envy of the world, we must not be complacent: instead, we must strive to maintain and more importantly develop that reputation.

Competitors from the foremost Asian universities have established the link between internal investment, innovative research and their place in the global market. …

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