A workshop on "Internationalization of Higher Education and Universities" at SVU




     Under auspices of Prof. Dr. Abbas Mansour , the university president in cooperation with the British Cultural Council in Cairo, South Valley University organized a workshop on "Internationalization of Higher Education and Universities"

Where Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Khodary, vice president of Postgraduate confirmed that one of postgraduate sector roles is cooperation with the cultural centers and research, as many of introductory symposiums were held in cooperation with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Japanese Cultural Center in Cairo, while this workshop was held in cooperation with British Cultural Council in Cairo for discussing the Internationalization of Higher Education
Dr. Sahar Khamis , head of education programs in British Cultural Council stressed that the council cooperates with numbers of Egyptian universities in building leaders and establishing career development centers ,where the council studies the universities' needs and holds partnerships in various fields
On the other hand, Mr. John Makjfern, an expert of higher education talked about the Internationalization of Education and confirmed that before 2000 years ago , there wasn't attention to this conception however, globalization and the desire of governments to get a quality in education because of the global economy based on the universities' knowledge , adding that there is a rating of the universities beside several factors affect in this rating , as he confirmed that the Internationalization process divided into two parts, the external part includes the scholarships, programs and exchange students ,as well as opening branches for exporting the knowledge and network for old graduates, and the internal part includes providing suitable environment for student , developing the courses and integrating among the university students and foreign students.
The workshop was attended by Prof. Dr. Sayed Taha, vice president for community service and group of academic staff from all faculties