Making a difference: The purpose of universities in a rapidly changing world
7–9 October 2024 Manchester, UK
We are delighted to be partnering with The University of Manchester for the next edition of the THE World Academic Summit. 500+ delegates will convene at our flagship event to focus on social responsibility and the obligation of universities to make a real difference to people’s lives.
Join some of the world’s most inspiring thought leaders and influential changemakers to explore how higher education, industry and policymakers can work together to ensure that universities can act as drivers of positive change within local, national and international communities.
The importance of civic responsibility
Driving innovation for the future
Collaboration within and between institutions
Global impact for the common good
The event will feature the exclusive reveal of the THE World University Rankings 2025, and an in-depth masterclass from THE’s data team. The masterclass will feature detailed analysis and insight into the key findings, trends and stories from the data.
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