Arden University’s Dean of Learning and Teaching / Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor, Victoria O’ Donnell participated as part of a University Business panel discussion on Thursday 2nd December.
Looking at topics related to ‘The International Student Pathway Reimagined’, the panel discussed a range of issues including: the importance of international student pathways to higher education strategy, the impact of COVID-19 on the international student pathway, and what the future international student pathway could look like.
Vicki’s career in Higher Education spans 20+ years, covering the UK public sector, the international and private sectors, and as an assessor for the UK HE Quality Assurance Agency. She is a specialist in contemporary learning and teaching, including digital education, online learning, innovative pedagogies, and inclusive curricula.
Joined on the panel by Rachel Soundy from Bevan Brittan LLP and Julie Mercer from Nous to, they discussed some of the innovative approaches they have seen to recruitment and learning in the international student market during the pandemic and the renewed interest in international student pathways emerging across the higher education sector as restrictions are lifted.