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Hosted in partnership with New York University Abu Dhabi, the THE MENA Universities Summit 2023 will explore higher education in the region.
The agenda will focus on promoting innovation, agility and strong national and regional collaboration, with a drive towards incorporating sustainability and equity across all aspects of an institution's outlook and long-term strategy
As the UAE is host to the United Nations’ COP28 climate change conference in 2023, we will be putting a special focus on universities’ contribution to sustainability and ensuring that higher education’s vital role in supporting the COP agenda is front and centre.
Above all, the summit will be about the future – the future of institutions and their research, the future of graduates and their adaptability and the future of the planet and its survival.
The summit will see the exclusive reveal of the THE Arab University Rankings 2023, accompanied by an exclusive data masterclass. The masterclass will feature detailed analysis and insights from THE's data team to explore the key findings, trends and stories from the data
"The Arab world is enjoying a renaissance in higher education, research and innovation, with the region’s universities surging up the global rankings. It is clear that real leadership on this is coming from the UAE. The event will bring together university leaders from across the whole region and beyond to harness the great momentum in the Arab world and help drive further progress."
– Phil Baty, chief global affairs officer, THE
The summit will feature the THE Awards MENA ceremony during which the winners of our ten awards categories will be announced and presented with their trophies. The awards celebrate the very best stories in higher education and are an exciting opportunity to showcase the inspirational work taking place at institutions in the region.
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