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The International Partners' Conference 2013 International Partnerships Office 9 – 11 January 2013


2013 Conference Welcome About Regent’s College London Programme Biographies Our International Profile Contacts Facilities In London Emergency Contacts Our Campus

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Regent’s College London’s Chief Executive and Principal, the College Directorate and the International Partnerships Office are delighted to present you with the Programme for the 2013 International Partners' Conference. At Regent’s we believe Internationalisation permeates everything we do, from recruitment and study abroad to the overall partnership activity supported and enhanced with this annual conference. As an internationally focussed institution, we work collaboratively with over 150 Higher Education Institutions worldwide. The partnership network provides students and staff with unique opportunities to further enhance their knowledge and skills. The Conference was originally established in 1990 as a forum purely for our US Affiliates to meet with Regent’s College staff to review the curriculum and develop a deeper understanding of the academic study abroad opportunities available. Following the centralisation of the International Partnerships Office (IPO), the event was developed into a full three day Conference where the College becomes a networking hub for all partner institutions to meet and learn with and from each other, sharing best practices through presentations and workshops as well as having the opportunity to hear from experts in the field of International Higher Education through a series of high profile keynote addresses from external guest speakers. Over the years, longstanding friendships have been forged, both with institutions and individuals. A highlight for many has always been the formal dinner party hosted, since 2006, by Professor Aldwyn Cooper, Chief Executive and Principal. The International Partners’ Conference enhances the work of the IPO and all departments across the College. We want students to get the most out of their


time abroad and your participation here allows us to examine and discuss the ever changing needs and requirements of students. In recent years the College has seen significant growth, and the demand for student mobility, both inbound and outbound, is also growing. Communication is a key aspect of successful partnerships and your feedback helps us maintain and enhance the quality of the Regent’s College London student experience. Your attendance at this annual event is valued and we hope that you will find the Conference mutually beneficial. Moving forward exciting new areas of international collaboration are opening up for the College. As you know, 2012 was a remarkable year for Regent’s College London. The College won degree-awarding powers in July 2012 and it is now in a strong position to continue developing and implementing its ambitious International Strategy. The powers are granted by the Privy Council on the advice of the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), which looks for a “well-founded, cohesive and selfcritical academic community that demonstrates firm guardianship of its standards”. At present, only six private providers in the UK have degree-awarding powers. Our academics are professionally active, and the College is developing more opportunities for international research collaboration and the development of joint and double degrees with international partners. We look forward to discussing with you further ways to enhance our partnership.


Welcome to Regent’s College London and the 2013 International Partners’ Conference! We are delighted that you can join us for the event and look forward to being your hosts over the coming days. International education is becoming increasingly recognised as an important component in the best students’ experience. This is reflected in the number of delegates registered for the event. In 2012 we welcomed 90 delegates from 50 institutions but for 2013, 134 colleagues from 70 partners in 16 countries have already registered and we expect that this number will grow. 2012 has been an exciting year for London, global higher education in general and Regent’s College London in particular. The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in July to September, from the spectacular opening ceremony to the moving closure and passing of the flame to Brazil for 2016, provided a festival illustrating how nations worldwide can compete, collaborate and celebrate in peace and harmony. Our Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in June and her visits around the world enabled Britain to demonstrate its continuing commitment to making a real global contribution. The pace of change in Higher Education worldwide continues to pick up speed. The balance in international demand between undergraduate and postgraduate applications continues to change. More universities worldwide are teaching in English in addition to or instead of the local language. The importance of international experience is being further recognised and the demand for study abroad is increasing. The last year has also been an exciting time for Regent’s. Because of its special nature as a private, not for profit, Higher Education Institution we have been able to avoid some of the turmoil in the state funded sector. Despite increased pressures, Regent’s has maintained its Highly 4

Trusted Status (HTS) with the United Kingdom Border Agency (UKBA). Further, this year, we have created additional support for students who need help with visa matters and strengthened our records management. Regent’s biggest news of the last year is that in July, as forecasted at the conference in January, the Privy Council granted us our own taught degree awarding powers. We are only the sixth private institution in the UK to gain these powers and we support the largest number of degree seeking students. We have now made formal application and have provided all the necessary information to gain full University title. This would make us only the second, private, not for profit university in Britain and the first since 1983. There are many other developments and I hope to be able to share some of these with you during the event. This year’s conference will focus on some of the big developments in transnational Higher Education and we have a first class programme of speakers from partner institutions and opinion formers in the European and UK HE system. Your Welcome Pack and Guide contains the Conference programme including a campus map, a list of Conference delegates and information on London such as a guidebook, local travel information and a local area map to help you settle in. We are delighted to welcome you as our guest and you will find enclosed your ticket for Thursday evening’s activity as well as your invitation to the Conference reception and dinner on Friday 11th January. Many of you are old friends and we look forward to renewing our acquaintance. Some of you will not have visited us before and we look forward to sharing with you the College campus and understanding your thoughts on the future of global Higher Education. It should be a first class few days and I hope that you will find it both informative and enjoyable. With best wishes, Aldwyn Cooper Principal and CEO 5

About Regent’s College London

Situated on an eleven acre site in the heart of a Royal Park, Regent’s College London provides a tranquil campus environment only minutes away from the financial centre of London, the West End, and the many attractions of this exciting city.


Regent’s Park has a strong history and background in education. The park itself, also known as “the jewel in the crown” was originally appropriated by King Henry VIII as a hunting ground. In 1908, Bedford College took a Crown lease on South Villa, moving into Regent’s Park from Bedford Square. Establishing many buildings on the present-day campus including Reid Hall and the Tate Library, Bedford College remained on the site until the 1970s when it moved to expand its programme (resulting in becoming Royal Holloway University). The campus was then established as a Study Abroad site for Rockford College, Illinois who took the Crown lease in 1984. As other educational institutions came to the site, these merged together to form what is today known as Regent’s College London. Regent’s College London comprises of seven specialist Schools. All students are members of their own School, as well as members of the larger student community of Regent’s College London, and benefit from our extensive campus facilities and student support such as the Careers and Business Relations Office, Disability provision, IT facilities and even the chance to join the Championship winning Polo team! With over 4,000 full time students, the College is already the biggest undergraduate provider in the UK outside the state-funded system, taking a multi-disciplinary approach and offering a wide breadth of study. The College also has more than 600 postgraduate students studying subjects ranging from banking and luxury brands through to international relations and psychotherapy. On 1st September 2012, Regent’s College London officially gained Taught Degree Awarding Powers (TDAPs) giving the College the right to accredit its own degrees, and becoming one of only six private institutions in the UK with this power. The move is a major boost to current students, allowing all courses to be brought under a single set of academic regulations. The award follows a rigorous review over 18 months led by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), which maintains standards in UK Higher Education. Gaining degree awarding powers forms part of the College’s long-term vision to become the leading private non-profit University in Europe, including our current application for full University title in the UK. It has a long standing commitment to research, with three research centres, plans in place to invest £30 million in research over next 5 years, and to achieve Research Degree Awarding Powers (RDAP) by 2016.


wednesday Programme 9 january 2013






08:30 - 09:45



10:00 - 12:00

Optional Campus tour

Main Reception

12:00 - 13:30



14:00 - 14:45

Introduction & Welcome

Herringham Hall

Professor Aldwyn Cooper Chief Executive and Principal of Regent’s College London

15:00 - 16:00

Guest speaker

Herringham Hall

Professor Sir Peter Scott Professor of Higher Education Studies, Institute of Education

16:00 - 16:30

Afternoon Tea

Knapp Gallery

16:30 - 17:00

Plenary Session The benefits of Study Abroad: A student perspective

Herringham Hall

17:00 - 17:30

Successful Student Integration

17:30 - 18:30

Break out workshops (max. 15 delegates per workshop)

Darwin Building (Rooms TBC)


Drinks Reception

Knapp Gallery

IPO staff

Dr. Mark Poisel Associate Provost for Student Success, Pace University Patrick Hurley Directeur, Centre des activités internationales Faculté des sciences de l’administration Université Laval Workshops led by staff and delegates. Workshop facilitators TBC

thursday Programme 10 january 2013





08:00 - 09:15



09:30 - 10:30

Keynote: “What are Universities for?”

Herringham Hall

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

Knapp Gallery

11:00 - 12:00

Study Abroad Administration: Sharing Best Practices

Tuke Cinema

IPO Inbound and Outbound Units

12:00 - 13:00

Research at Regent’s College London: Opportunities for research collaboration

Herringham Hall

Introduced by: Professor Judith Ackroyd Dean of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences, Regent’s College London

Professor Petra Wend PhD FRSA Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Queen Margaret University

With support from the Directors of Regent’s College London Research Centres Professor Ibrahim Sirkeci, Dr. Tom Villis and Dr. Maria Luca 13:00 - 14:00



14:00 - 14:30

“Fancy footwork: Models of creativity”


14:30 - 15:30

US Affiliates’ Programme – Open discussion

14:30 - 15:30

Coffee Break

Knapp Gallery

15:30 - 16:30

Models of Outbound Mobility

Herringham Hall

Brett Berquist Executive Director, Office of Study Abroad, Michigan State University Gianluca Samsa, Head Manager – Outbound Programmes Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

16:30 - 17:30

International Higher Education in the Middle East & UAE Zayed University

Herringham Hall

Introduced by: Yossi Mekelberg, Programme Director, International Relations & Social Sciences, Regent’s College London

Lecture by Dr. Kit Barton Pathway Leader for Postgraduate American Business Programmes, Regent’s College London Lady Sophie Laws – Programme Director, Humanities and Study Abroad, Regent's College London Professor William Lynch – Webster Resident Director, Regent's College London Dr. Lawrence Phillips – Head of Regent's American College London, Regent's College London The Inbound Unit, Regent's College London

Dr. Ibrahim Souss, Executive Director & Professor – Institute for Global Dialogue & Peace at Zayed University 17:45 onwards

Evening Show

Meeting point, Main Reception

Group departures from meeting points as follows 17:45 Sleeping Beauty 18:00 Top Hat 18:15 Chariots of Fire


friday Programme 11 january 2013





08:00 - 09:00



09:15 - 10:00

Keynote: “Trends in International Higher Education”

Herringham Hall

Marguerite Dennis, Higher Education Consultant, US

10:00 - 11:00

Panel: Developing joint / double degrees with international partners

Herringham Hall

Professor Vladimir A. Burenin Professor of Economics and Management Moscow State University of International Relations Dr. Joaquín López Pascual Secretario General, CUNEF Professor Jesús García de Madariaga Professor of Marketing and Market Research, Universidad Complutense de Madrid Chaired by Brett Berquist


11:00 - 11:30

Coffee Break

Knapp Gallery

11:30 - 12:30

Panel: Building Remarkable Business Schools

Herringham Hall

13:00 - 14:30


Knapp Gallery

15:00 - 16:00

Forum: The Future of International Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities Ahead

Herringham Hall

Hans Georg van Liempd President, European Association for International Education (EAIE) John Gill Editor, Times Higher Education Magazine

16:00 - 16:45

Closing Keynote

Herringham Hall

Dr. Joanna Newman Director of the UK Higher Education International Unit

16:45 - 17:30

Drinks reception

Knapp Gallery


Chief Executive and Principal’s Dinner


Chief Executive and Principal of Regent’s College London

21:00 (approximately)

After Dinner Drinks


Hosted by Student Services

Professor Peter Little Executive Dean of the Queensland University of Technology Business School (QUT) (via videoconference) Ms Julie Davies Head of Research and Executive Development, Association of Business Schools Chaired by Professor Toni Hilton, Dean of Business and Management, Regent’s College London


Professor Judith Ackroyd Professor Judith Ackroyd is Dean of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences and Chair of the Senate Research Committee. Judith was Associate Dean for Research and Business Development at the University of Northampton before joining Regent’s in January 2008 (just in time for the 2008 Affiliates conference!) Her research is in applied theatre involving drama practice in learning, training and development contexts. She has provided workshops and addresses in many countries of the globe and has published widely. Her writing includes many books for teachers who wish to teach the curriculum through drama at both primary and secondary phases. Her academic texts include an edited text on research methodologies for drama in education. Her most recent book was published in 2010. Co-authored with Professor John O’Toole, Chair of Arts Education of Melbourne University, Performing Research: tensions, triumphs and trade-off of ethnodrama explores the opportunities and challenges of disseminating research through performance. Dr. Kit Barton Pathway Leader for Postgraduate American Business Programmes, Regent’s American College London. Kit Barton holds degrees in Philosophy from Canadian and Maltese universities and a Ph.D. from the University of Essex, United Kingdom. He has been a faculty member at the University of Greenwich and the University of Reading and a visiting lecturer at INSEEC Business School, Paris. He has been teaching at Regent’s College London since 2010, offering a range of courses in Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Management & Leadership. He also serves as the director of the postgraduate American business degree programmes.

He has published several articles on this subject and is a member of the editorial board of the “Philosophy of Management” journal. He works as a consultant for Bloomberg, developing the ethical component of their aptitude test. He maintains his links with philosophy however and is the current Secretary for the Society for European Philosophy. Kit is originally from Canada but moved to the United Kingdom along with his partner in order to pursue his final degree. For the last ten years, they have enjoyed life in the centre of London. Brett Berquist As Executive Director of Study Abroad at Michigan State University, Brett Berquist leads the largest study abroad program among U.S. public universities with over 275 programs on all 7 continents. For the past eight years, MSU has led the nation for study abroad participation among public universities. Previously, he served as Executive Director of International Programs at Western Michigan University with a range of transnational programs at the heart of the internationalization strategy. He has served on internationalization taskforces in 5 institutions and has 25 years experience in international education in the US, UK, France, and Korea. Brett chaired modern language departments and led international programming in institutions in France, which finally granted him dual citizenship, during the development of the Erasmus program and the beginning of the Bologna process. In a business school in France, he led student participation in international education from 10% to 98%. Berquist holds degrees in French, Music, and Linguistics. Dr. Vladimir Burenin Vladimir Burenin is a Doctor of SC. (economics) and Professor of Economics and Management. Dr Burenin is the Rector of Moscow Higher Commercial Management School as well as being the Chair “Management in International Business and Innovation Development ” in Moscow State Institute of International Relations (VGIMO-University).

His area of specialization is business ethics, with a particular interest in developing ways of effectively delivering moral reasoning skills to business students. 11


Professor Aldwyn Cooper BSc, PhD, Hon.D.H.Litt, FRSA Aldwyn Cooper is a cognitive psychologist by background having studied and worked at London, Bristol, Stanford, Berkeley, the Open University and University of Glamorgan. He was a recipient of a Harkness Fellowship for two years postdoctoral study in America at Stanford and Berkeley. On his return, at the Open University, he started their on-line learning system. He then joined the senior staff at Henley where he developed its innovative distance learning programmes and was made Professor of Management Science and Managing Director of their learning company. He followed this with a period as Business Director of the Open College for three years and worked as managing director of ‘Workhouse’, a successful television production company for ten years and as a consultant on culture change and internal communications for many blue chip companies. He became Pro Vice Chancellor and Professor at the University of Glamorgan in January 2000, led the university’s extensive, development of ‘e-learning’ and also acted as Dean of The Glamorgan Business School for eighteen months. He was a Director of Global University Alliance which brought together universities in Europe, America, Hong Kong and Australasia to develop and promote on line learning. He has been a member of the advisory board of the Observatory on Borderless Higher Education since its inception. In late 2006 he took up the role of Principal and CEO of Regent’s College London and has led the College’s successful application for Degree Awarding Powers and the College’s progress towards University title.

Julie Davies Julie is responsible for the strategic development of ABS’s (Association of Business Schools) portfolio of workshops and conferences for faculty and staff in business schools. She also oversees the research steering committee. Julie initiated the International Deans’ Programme in collaboration with EFMD in 2007. She is a qualified executive coach and psychometrics assessor for MBTI, OPQ32, 16PF and Benchmarks 360 feedback. Julie lectures at Birkbeck and for the Open University Business School and assesses the AUA’s postgraduate certificate in professional practice. Previously she was a senior manager in City University, University College London, the School of Oriental and African Studies and in the National Health Service. Julie is a graduate in law and Russian and currently a part-time PhD student at Warwick Business School. Marguerite J. Dennis Marguerite J. Dennis has served as a Higher Education administrator for more than 30 years, first at St. John’s University in New York, then at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and at Suffolk University in Boston. She has lectured nationally and internationally on Higher Education issues and is the author of two books on Higher Education administration. Ms. Dennis has lectured abroad on trends in international Higher Education at numerous international conferences and has served as a consultant to colleges in the United States and abroad. Ms. Dennis conducted a series of seminars for the U.S. Department of State through Education USA offices around the world and has presented seminars on Higher Education in Germany, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Africa, Italy and Korea. While at Suffolk University Ms. Dennis opened a branch campus in Dakar, Senegal and Madrid, Spain. She increased the international student population at Suffolk University by nearly 200% and increased the number of study abroad programs from 20 to 47. Ms. Dennis’ current projects include matching international campuses with U.S. campuses for international collaboration and student exchange.


Jesús García-Madariaga Jesús holds a Ph.D in Economics and Business Administration from Complutense University. He has been the Vicedean of International Relations at College of Economics and Business from 2008 to 2011. His work focuses on several issues related to Customer Relationship Management and Marketing Information Systems. His research has been published in refereed international journals. He is also an active marketing research consultant and is the head of the research group called Marcko2. John Gill John Gill is editor of Times Higher Education magazine. He has previously held a variety of roles at THE, and oversaw the magazine’s news coverage during the period of reform following the Browne Review in 2010 and Higher Education White Paper in 2011. Professor Toni Hilton Toni Hilton is Dean of the Faculty of Business and Management at Regent’s College London. Previously she was Associate Dean for Research and Knowledge Transfer at Westminster Business School, London and Head of Unitec Business School, Auckland, New Zealand. After reading law at university Toni pursued a career in sales and marketing before joining academia. Having spent her practitioner career in fast moving goods, Toni has specialised in services marketing as an academic. She has a particular interest in the marketing of professional services and also not-for-profit marketing. Additionally, Toni maintains an active interest in the development of the marketing curriculum within business schools and is a co-author of Services Marketing: text and cases. She has recently published articles in the Journal of Marketing Management, Journal of Services Marketing, Journal of Customer Behaviour, The International Journal of the Legal Profession and Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.

Patrick Hurley Patrick Hurley is the Director of the International Activities Centre at the Université Laval Faculty of Business. In this role, which he has held since 2006, he coordinates international mobility, the development and maintenance of partner agreements, and is the international representative for the Faculty of Business in all internal university international matters. Following his Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Education, Patrick started his career working in Louisiana where he also earned an MBA degree part-time. He then moved to Lyon, France, where he was Programme Director at CEFAM, a French-American Business School for three years. There, he ran the day-to-day operations of the Business School and was responsible for partnerships with the 5 American universities. He returned to Canada in 2005 and settled in Quebec City with his wife and three children. Lady Sophie Laws Sophie is the Programme Director for Humanities and Study Abroad and holds MLitt and MA degrees in Theology from Oxford University. She has been a faculty member of the theology departments of Leeds University and King’s College, University of London, and has lectured in several colleges in the US. She has been teaching at Regent’s American College London since it opened, offering a range of courses in religion, early British history and the classical world, and leading field trips to archaeological sites. Her special field of study is the history of Christianity in the Roman Empire, with a developing interest in women’s history and Byzantium. She has published two books in New Testament studies, and numerous articles in journals and reference works. Sophie is active in voluntary work in London, in church, charities and education, and has chaired school and college governing bodies.



Professor Peter Little Professor Peter Little is a Professor of Business Law and Executive Dean of the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Business School. He has been a Professor at QUT for nearly 20 years, was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Bond University Law School from 1989 – 1996. He holds a Bachelor of Laws, Master of Laws and a PhD.

Dr. Maria Luca, PhD Maria Luca is a Senior Research Fellow with SPCP, HASS. Her research interests include: conceptualisations and working practices with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS); the migrant lived experience; grounded theory. As the Head of the Reflections Research Centre Maria is actively involved as lead researcher in post-doctoral research projects:

Professor Little is a director of Ormiston College Ltd, Special Counsel to McCullough Robertson Lawyers and Councillor of the Royal National Agricultural and Industrial Association of Queensland.

— Sexual dynamics and sexual attraction in therapy relationships. This is the subject of her forthcoming book and a research project on trainee psychotherapists’ and counselling psychologists’ experiences of encountering sexual dynamics in their work. — A Single case efficacy of Acceptance commitment therapy (in collaboration with external researchers)

His professional interests include corporate governance, compliance law and the law of company takeovers. Research Interests — Corporate governance — Compliance law — Law of company takeovers Dr. Joaquín López Pascual Dr. Joaquín López Pascual obtained a Licentiate Degree in Law and Economics, a Master in Financial Management, from the University Complutense of Madrid. He earned his Ph. D. in Finance and Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University Complutense of Madrid. He has been professor at Carlos III University, Complutense University and actually he is the Chair of Bank Management in the Faculty of Law and Social Science, Department of Business Economics at the University King Juan Carlos in Madrid. He is also Professor of Finance and General Secretary at CUNEF. He has published several books with editorial such as McGraw-Hill, and Financial Times-Prentice Hall, also he has published more than 100 research papers in Spanish and international journals. He is also General Advisor of Spanish Economist Association.


Her international research collaborations include: The Vienna Freud University; The Grundtvig European Partners project for migrant guidance, counselling and support; Palacky University, Czech Republic, Tor Vergata La Sapienza2 University, Rome, City University, London, The Intercultural therapy centre (Nafsiyat), London and a number of other UK institutions. She supervises the doctoral research of ten PhD students and taught doctorate in counseling psychology students. Maria, in collaboration with Nafsiyat has developed a certificate course in Intercultural therapy. Between 2009 and 2011 she was the research coordinator of the Grundtvig European migrant project. She is the editor of the book ‘The Therapeutic Frame in the Clinical Context – Integrative Perspectives’ (2004) London: BrunnerRoutledge and has published chapters in books and articles in peer reviewed journals.

Mr. Yossi Mekelberg Yossi Mekelberg graduated in Political Science from Tel Aviv University. He has an MA degree, with distinction, in International Relations from Middlesex University. He has taught International Relations at Regent’s College London since 1996 and is currently the Programme Director of the International Relations and Social Sciences Programme. His fields of interest are International Relations Theory, Middle East Politics, US Foreign Policy and International Regulations and Revolutions. Yossi is also an Associate Fellow of the Middle East programme at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House. He is a regular contributor to the international media on these issues and advises international organisations and governments. In addition he is a member of the Council of Human Rights Watch and also an advisor to the simulation foundation in the Netherlands Pax Ludens. Dr. Joanna Newman Joanna represents the International Unit (IU) on the International Education Advisory Forum, is a Board Member of the School of Advanced Studies and represents the sector on national and international platforms. She was formerly Head of Higher Education at the British Library and taught history at University College London and Warwick University. She is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Southampton and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. The International Unit drives the delivery of the UK Higher Education sector’s international agenda by shaping national policy, identifying and providing opportunities, and delivering programmes and research-based policy analysis. Recent initiatives include Science without Borders UK, an inward mobility programme that will see up to 10,000 sponsored students from Brazil study at universities across the UK and the HE Global Advisory Service, aimed at increasing the sector’s engagement in transnational education.

Dr. Mark Allen Poisel Dr. Mark Allen Poisel is currently the Associate Provost for Student Success at Pace University. As the former Associate Vice President for Student Development and Enrollment Services and AVP for Academic Development and Retention at the University Central Florida, he led the efforts to enhance retention, coordinate advising needs for first time in college students, and create publications. He has also presented numerous speeches and workshops on the issues of transfer and transition services, advising, retention, and student affairs assessment. He serves on the advisory board for the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a master’s degree in College Student personnel from Indiana State University and his specialist and doctorate from The Florida State University. He is co-author of several publications and co-editor for a monograph on transfer student issues published by the National Resource Center for the FirstYear Experience and Students in Transition. Gianluca Samsa Gianluca Samsa is Head Manager for Outbound Programmes at UCSC International at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC). Having studied his degree at UCSC in Foreign Languages and Literatures, he has been working for the UCSC International Relations Office since 2003. For four years he worked in the International Cooperation Unit managing cooperation projects with developing countries financed by the European Commission and other international donors. In 2007 he was promoted to manage the exchange/ study abroad programs and international internship opportunities unit, which sends abroad almost 1700 students every year. He is now Associate Director for Outbound Programs and Latin America regional manager.




Professor Ibrahim Sirkeci Professor Ibrahim Sirkeci (PhD, Sheffield, BA Bilkent) is the Director of the Regent’s Centre for Transnational Studies (RCTS). Previously he worked at the University of Bristol and University of Sheffield in the UK and Hacettepe, Bilkent and Atilim universities in Turkey. His research focus on transnational marketing and transnational consumers, human mobility, conflict, human insecurity, remittances, segregation, segmentation, marketing of business schools, and mobile consumers. Professor Sirkeci’s most recent book is titled Transnational Marketing for Transnational Consumers in the 21st Century (by Springer, 2013). He is also author of Cultures of Migration, The Global Nature of Contemporary Mobility (by University of Texas Press, 2011), Migration and Remittances during the Global Financial Crisis and Beyond (by The World Bank, 2012), and The Environment of Insecurity in Turkey and the Emigration of Turkish Kurds to Germany (by Edwin Mellen Press, 2006). Professor Sirkeci is the editor of Migration Letters while serving on editorial boards of several other peer-reviewed journals.

of Higher Education, the growth of mass Higher Education systems and the emergence of new modes of knowledge production. He was knighted in 2008.

Professor Sir Peter Scott Peter Scott is Professor of Higher Education Studies at the Institute of Education University of London and Chair of the Council at the University of Gloucestershire. From 1988 until 2010 he was ViceChancellor of Kingston University. Before moving to Kingston he was Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the University of Leeds responsible for external affairs, where he was also Professor of Education. He served two terms as a member of the board of the Higher Education Funding Council for England. He was also President of the Academic Cooperation Association, the Brussels-based umbrella group for European organisations concerned with international education such as the British Council and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) from 2000 until 2008. From 1976 until 1992 he was Editor of (what was then) ‘The Times Higher Education Supplement’. He has written extensively on the internationalisation

He has written extensively in numerous journals - namely in the Tribune de Genève, Le Monde, Le Figaro, Al Watan - and has published novels, essays and poetry books. He is a key speaker and frequently participates in international forums.

Dr. Ibrahim Souss Dr. Ibrahim Souss, was born in Jerusalem, Palestine and is a Professor of Political Science. He graduated from the Insitut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and holds a Ph.D. from the University of Paris. In his political and international career he served as Delegate General, Ambassador of Palestine in Paris and UNESCO from 1975 to 1992 as well as Assistant Director General of the International Labour Organization from 1998 to 2003. He is presently the President of the Geneva Foundation for Governance and Public Policy. He has taught in various academic institutions such as the Military Academy of St. Cyr in France, Webster University, Al-Qods-Jerusalem University, Geneva University, NATO College and UNESCO. Currently he teaches at Zayed University, United Arab Emirates where he holds the post of Professor and Executive Director of the Institute for Global Dialogue and Peace.

Hans-Georg van Liempd Hans-Georg van Liempd is International Strategist at Tilburg University in the Netherlands and since September 2012 also President of the European Association for International Education (EAIE). Previously, he set up the International Office at Tilburg University in 2005 and acted as Director until mid-2010, when he became elected as Vice President of the EAIE. Hans-Georg is a frequent presenter at institutions and conferences around the world and is also an EAIETrainer. His area of expertise concerns International Strategy in Higher Education, Leading and Managing International Operations, Projects and Partnerships and EU Strategy and Policies. He was member of the ISEP Council of Advisors in Washington DC from 2002 to 2006. He is currently Chair of the Editorial Board of EAIE’s Internationalisation of European Higher Education Handbook. Furthermore he is a member of many Advisory Boards in Higher Education and Culture in the Netherlands. He holds a MA in Development Economics from Tilburg University, the Netherlands. Tom Villis Tom Villis is a senior lecturer in history and politics at Regent’s College London. He has also worked as an associate lecturer for the Open University and a lecturer for the history faculty at the University of Cambridge. Tom studied at the universities of Edinburgh and Grenoble before completing his PhD at St John’s College, Cambridge, in 2004. His research has focused on anti-parliamentary and elitist ideas in British culture, and the intellectual origins of European fascism. He is the author of Reaction and the avant-garde: the revolt against liberal democracy in early twentieth-century Britain (London: I.B. Tauris, 2005) and numerous journal articles. His latest book, British Catholics and Fascism, is being published by Palgrave Macmillan in early 2013. At present he is working on discourses of Englishness in the siting of Mosques in the UK.

Professor Petra Wend PhD, FRSA Professor Petra Wend has been Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh since September 2009. Prior to that, she was Deputy ViceChancellor (Academic) and Deputy Chief Executive at Oxford Brookes University from 2005 – 2009. She has lectured and was in senior management roles in a number of London universities before that. Fluent in five languages, Petra has worked consistently throughout her career as an academic to cross borders, geographically and socially, in order to realise the full potential of the institutions with which she has been associated. Professor Wend originally read Italian and French Language and Literature, and Education at the University of Münster in Germany and gained a PhD in Italian Language and Literature at Leeds University. She is proud to have led the team which won the top award in the Outstanding Leadership and Management Team category of the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2012. She was appointed Vice-Convener of Universities Scotland (the umbrella body for all Scottish universities) from 1 August 2012 – 31 July 2014, having chaired Universities Scotland’s Learning and Teaching Committee for the last two years. She is a member of the Board of the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAAHE) (UK) and the QAA’s Scotland Committee; the joint Government and Scottish Funding Council’s Skills Committee; and the Edinburgh Business Forum. She is also a member of the British Council Scotland Advisory Committee; and a member of the Goodison Group Forum.


Alumni by industry sector our International Profile

Banking, Investment and Insurance 24%

Manufacturing 9%

Healthcare 8%

Advertising and Marketing 5%

Media and Publishing 6%

Consultancy 6%

Retail and FMCG 5%

Information Technology 4% Property 3% Hospitality/Tourism 3% Education 3% Energy and Utilities 3% Fashion and Design 3% Human Resources and Recruitment 2% Accountancy and Business Services 2% Creative Arts 1%

Other Industries 9%


Telecommunications 2% Charity/Fundraising 1%

stafF nationalities our International Profile

Algerian 9

Argentinian 3

Australian 3

Austrian 1

Bosnian 1

Brazilian 2

British 149

Bulgarian 1

Cameroonian 1

Canadian 7

Chinese 7

Colombian 4

Croatian 1

Cypriot 3

Danish 1

Dutch 1

Ethiopian 1

Filipino 1

French 8

Gambian 1

German 8

Ghanaian 5

Greek 5

Indian 1

Iranian 1

Iraqi 2

Irish 2

Israeli 3

Italian 5

Jamaican 2

Japanese 1

Latvian 1

Mauritian 1

Mexican 1

Nepalese 1

New Zealander 2

Pakistani 1

Polish 4

Portuguese 5

Russian 4

Saudi Arabian 1

Sierra Leonean 1

Somali 1

South African 3

Spanish 11

Trinidadian 1

Turkish 1

Zimbabwean 2


languages studied our International Profile

Arabic 3%

Chinese 9%

French 31%

German 7%

Italian 6%

Japanese 3% Portuguese 3% Russian 4%

Spanish 34%

% of students studying languages in autumn (fall) semester 2012 20

our partners’ locations our International Profile

Argentina 4

Australia 3

Austria 1

Belgium 1

Brazil 1

Canada 4

Chile 2

China 5

Czech Republic 1

Denmark 1

France 9

Germany 7

Italy 7

Japan 5

Korea 1

Lebanon 1

Mexico 1

Morocco 1

Peru 1

Portugal 2

Romania 1

Russia 4

South Africa 1

Spain 17

Switzerland 2

Turkey 1

Uruguay 1

USA 63


Where our students study abroad our International Profile

Argentina 32

Australia 15

Austria 1

Belgium 3

Brazil 1

Canada 4

Chile 0

China 44

Czech Republic 2

Denmark 5

France 56

Germany 17

Italy 16

Japan 8

Korea 2

Lebanon 0

Mexico 1

Morocco 3

Peru 1

Portugal 2

Russia 15

Spain 54

Switzerland 4

Uruguay 3

USA 36

based on students abroad in autumn (fall) semester 2012 and spring semester 2013 22

Where our students are from our International Profile

Europe and Russia 64.53%

Africa 4.75%

Middle East 4.67%

South and Central America 1.90% Asia 8.71% North America 14.78%

Australasia 0.66%


Inbound Students’ Nationalities our International Profile


Albanian 1

Argentinian 22

Australian 9

Austrian 2

Azerbaijani 1

Belgian 8

Brazilian 9

British 2

Bulgarian 1

Burkinabè 1

Canadian 4

Chilean 6

Chinese 20

Croatian 1

Danish 2

Emirati 1

French 72

Gambian 1

German 57

Haitian 1

Indonesian 1

Italian 28

Ivorian 1

Japanese 1

Korean 1

Moroccan 4

Mexican 8

Norwegian 1

Peruvian 1

Polish 1

Portuguese 1

Russian 12

Slovenian 1

Spanish 96

Sri Lankan 1

Swedish 1

Swiss 5

Ukrainian 1

Uruguayan 1

US American 439


Your Hosts

Reid Hall Staff

Professor Aldwyn Cooper CEO & Principal of Regent’s College London

The following are staff at Reid Hall who are available to help you throughout your stay:

Spencer Coles Interim COO and Director of External Relations

Jonathan Dempsey Residence Hall Warden

María Veiga-Sánchez Head of International Partnerships Office

Tel 020 7487 7485 Mob 07960 737 555

Lady Sophie Laws Programme Director of Study Abroad and Humanities

Jonathan lives on-site and is a qualified first aider

Clare Burke International Partnerships Office Manager Esther Stracke Senior Study Abroad Officer (Inbound) Erin Snape Short Courses Co-ordinator and Study Abroad Officer Sinéad Dennehy Study Abroad Administrator Anna Pietrzkiewicz Senior Study Abroad Officer (Outbound) Rockhill Focho Study Abroad Advisor (Outbound) Beata Pankowska International Partnerships Office Administrator

William Carbury Head Receptionist Reid Hall Reception Desk Office Hours Monday - Friday 09:00 – 18:00 Tel

020 7487 7522

Security Reid Desk Tel 020 7487 7522 Office Hours Monday - Friday 09:00  –  21:00 Saturday - Sunday 09:00  –  21:00 Please report any maintenance issues to Reid Desk



Accessing our WI-FI

Accessing Our Network

Using your personal devices

Logging onto a Regent’s College London computer

Our campus, including the Halls of Residence, is Wi-Fi enabled. If you wish to access the Wi-Fi from your own device you need to use the “RC_Guest” network. Each delegate has a unique password which will allow you to log-on to the RC_Guest network. At any time you can log on to the network with two devices using the same password. This includes smart phones, android devices, iPads and laptops.

For those not bringing their own devices, you should contact the IPO (or Reid Hall Reception) as soon as possible to get a username and password.

Your individual password can be found in your Welcome Pack which you received on arrival.

There are desktop computers available for use at the following locations: — Reid Hall Reception — Library — T245 Logging On

To access the Wi-Fi ensure that the Wi-Fi connection on your device is turned on before connecting to the “RC Guest” network. Once connected enter the 8 character password (PSK) which you will find in your pack.

— To log on press Ctrl + Alt + Delete — Check the “Log On To” field is set to RCNET — Enter your username as specified on IT logon details provided to you — Enter your password as specified on IT logon details provided to you Logging Off Please remember to log out by pressing Start – Log Off or Ctrl + Alt + Delete then click ‘Log Off ’. Attachments cannot be saved to this profile. If you need to save any documents, ensure that you use a memory stick. IT Support Desk If you experience any problems logging on to our network, please contact the IT Support Desk. Tel 020 7487 7479 Email



Campus Security and Information

Our campus offers excellent catering facilities for breakfast, lunch and evening meals.

ID Cards

The Refectory The main student restaurant within the College is the Refectory, providing a wide selection of dishes from around the world. The menu changes daily and caters for vegetarians and other dietary requirements. If you have not already done so, please let us know if you have any severe food allergies so we can cater to your dietary needs.

All main entry points to the College are only accessible with your ID card. Please swipe in and out each time you enter campus, including when using the back access gate into the park. Access to Regent’s Park It is also possible to gain access to the College from Regent’s Park via a back gate. Due to park winter opening times the back gate will close daily at 16:30.

Opening Times Main Reception Weekdays Breakfast 08:00  –  10:30 Lunch 12:00  –  14:30 Dinner 17:00  –  19:00 Saturday 08:30  –  16:00 Sunday 08:30  –  19:00

The main College Reception in Herringham Building is manned 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Day Reception staff are available from 8:00 to 19:00. Contact Reception on 020 7487 7700. Reid Hall Reception Reid Hall Reception is also manned 24 hours a day. Contact Reid Hall Reception on 020 7487 7522. Emergency Services If you require the emergency services, security or a qualified first aider please contact Reception immediately. Please note that Reception should be informed if the emergency services have been called. Any food or liquid spillages, or other Health and Safety risks, should also be reported to Reception as soon as possible. Campus Security The Security Office is based on ground floor of the Herringham Building next to main entrance and Reception. 24 hour security is provided to all parts of our Campus and regular patrols of the campus grounds and perimeter are also carried out. Campus Security can be contacted via Reception on extension 7492.


In London

Local Travel Information Walking

Planning Your Journeys

Central London is a great place to walk around with many attractions really near to each other. In your Welcome Pack you will find a street map to help you find your way around. Transport for London (TfL) operates an extensive bus and underground network which is efficient and safe. We have included a number of maps for both the underground and buses to help you plan your travel. You can also view transport maps online at

The best way to plan your journey in London is to use the Transport for London website ( This site has information on all forms of public transport in London including routes, maps, journey planner and online tickets sales.

Paying for Your Travel An Oyster card is generally the cheapest way to make single journeys in the Capital. It costs three times more to buy single journeys without an Oyster card. An Oyster card can be used pay as you go and topped up as and when you use it. It can be used on buses, Tubes, trams, DLR, London Overground and National Rail services in London. Oyster cards can be purchased from the majority of London Underground Stations for a £5 refundable deposit.


Travelling at Night Unlike many other international cities, the Tube in London closes just before midnight and does not open again until around 5am. After the Tube closes you have to rely on the night bus network or taxis. More than 60 night bus routes (which are prefixed with the letter ‘N’) run from midnight to 4:30am. Oxford Circus, Tottenham Court Road and Trafalgar Square are the main hubs. Being a big city, we recommend that you avoid travelling around London alone at night and stay in groups where possible. We would also advise taking a taxi when returning to the College late at night.

Emergency contacts

Health Centres and Emergency Care


For General Health Enquiries

For Accidents and Emergencies

Marylebone Health Centre 17a Marylebone Road London NW1 5LT

St Mary’s Hospital Praed Street London W2 1NY



020 7935 6328

Opening Times Monday  –  Friday 09:00  –  11:30 14:30  –  18:00 Appointments can be made from Reid Hall Reception Desk

Soho NHS Walk-in Centre 1 Frith Street (off Soho Square) London W1D 3HZ Tel

020 7534 6500

Opening Times Monday  –  Friday 8:00  –  20:00 Saturday  –  Sunday 10:00  –  20:00

020 7886 6666

Nearest Tube Paddington Tube Line Circle / District / Bakerloo University College London Hospital 235 Euston Road London NW1 2BU Tel

0845 155 5000

Nearest Tube Euston Tube Line Northern / Victoria Nearest Tube Euston Square Tube Lines Circle / Metropolitan / Hammersmith & City

Nearest Tube Stop Tottenham Court Road Tube Lines Central / Northern

Emergency Contacts

If you are planning to attend the Centre after 18:00, please ring

Reid Hall Reception Tel 020 7487 7402

beforehand to confirm that the service is still taking registrations

Main Reception Tel 020 7487 7700

Campus Security Tel 020 7487 7492 Jonathan Dempsey Residence Hall Warden Tel 020 7487 7485 Mob 07960 737 555


Emergency contacts

External Emergency Contacts Police Tel 999 / 112 Ambulance Tel 999 / 112 Fire Service Tel 999 / 112 Embassy Contacts Embassy of Argentina 65 Brook Street London, W1K 4AH

Embassy of Austria 18 Belgrave Square London, SW1X 8HU Tel 020 7344 3250 Fax 020 7344 0292 Email Web Embassy of Canada Macdonald House 1 Grosvenor Square London, W1K 4AB

Tel 020 7318 1300 Fax 020 7318 1301 Email Web

Tel 020 7258 6600 Fax 020 7258 6333 Web

Embassy of Australia Australia House Strand, London, WC2B 4LA

Embassy of China 49-51 Portland Place London, W1B 1JL

Tel 020 7379 4334 Fax 020 7240 5333 Web

Tel 020 7299 4049 Fax 020 7436 9178 Web Embassy of France 58 Knightsbridge London, SW1X 7JT Tel 020 7073 1000 Fax 020 7073 1004 Web Embassy of Germany 23 Belgrave Square London, SW1X 8PZ Tel 020 7824 1300 Fax 020 7824 1449 Web


Embassy of Italy 14, Three Kings Yard London, W1K 4EH

Embassy of Spain 39 Chesham Place London, SW1 X87B

Tel 020 7312 2200 Fax 020 7312 2230 Email Web

Tel 020 7235 5555 Fax 020 7259 5392 Email Web

Embassy of Morocco 49 Queen’s Gate Gardens London, SW7 5NE

Embassy of Switzerland 16-18 Montagu Place London, W1H 2BQ

Tel 020 7581 5001 Fax 020 7225 3862 Email Web

Tel 020 7616 6000 Fax 020 7724 7001 Email Web

Embassy of Portugal 11 Belgrave Square London, SW1X 8PP

Embassy of The Netherlands 38 Hyde Park Gate London, SW7 5DP

Tel 020 7235 5331 Fax 020 7235 0739 Email Web

Tel 020 7590 3200 Fax 020 7225 0947 Email Web

Embassy of Romania 4 Kensington Palace Gardens London, W8 4QD

Embassy of the United Arab Emirates 30 Princes Gate London, SW7 1PT

Tel 020 7937 9666 Fax 020 7937 8069 Email Web

Tel 020 7581 1281 Fax 020 7581 9616 Email Web

Embassy of Russia 6-7 Kensington Palace Gardens London, W8 4QP

Embassy of the USA 24 Grosvenor Square London, W1A 2LQ

Tel 020 7229 6412 Fax 020 7727 8625 Email Web

Tel 020 7499 9000 Web


Our campus






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Main Entrance Main Reception Herringham Hall Knapp Gallery Bookshop Coffee Shop Library

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Wheelchair Accessible Toilet Ramp Access Level Access Lift (to all floors)


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Coffee Shop Quadrant / Smoking Area Students’ Bar Car Park Tuke Hall Lecture Theatre Tuke Cinema Student Registry

Herringham Building Jebb Building Acland Building Tuke Building Darwin Building Oliver Building Pilcher Building

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Deli Refectory Brasserie Reid Hall (Accommodation) Oliver Hall (Accommodation) Tuke Lawns Student Union Office

The campus is fully Wi-Fi enabled Lifts / elevators available in all buildings



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Oliver Pilcher




International Partnerships Office Regent’s College London Inner Circle, Regent’s Park London, NW1 4NS, UK

Tel 020 7487 7518 Fax 020 7487 7486 Email


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