April 20, 2018
12:15 pm
CK Choi, Rm. #120
UBC Vancouver Campus

“The Internationalization of Canadian Higher Education: which direction are we heading?”

This roundtable will address the internationalization strategies of universities in Canada (and B.C. more specifically) by looking at three dimensions or debates in higher education internationalization: What does internationalization mean? Who does internationalization affect? How does internationalization vary across degree-level?  These issues will also be discussed in the context of the Bologna Resource Centre’s mandate of assessing the impacts of Europeanization on higher education on Canada.  The discussants will reflect on the ‘direction’ of higher education internationalization in a more geographical sense – is Canada and B.C. increasingly ‘east’ or ‘west’ facing?


  • Cheryl Dumaresq, Managing Director, Office of the Vice-Provost International (UBC)
  • Kumari Beck, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education (SFU); Co-Director for the Centre for Research on International Education (CRIE)
  • André Elias Mazawi, Professor of Educational Studies (UBC); Lead Researcher in the project “Higher education and constructions of the ‘knowledge society’”

Coffee and sandwiches will be served from 11:45 am