APRU 11th Senior Staff Meeting

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Hosted by: Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Date: 12-14 October 2013

Following discussions in March at Waseda University that Senior Staff meetings will be moved to the last quarter (October or November) of each calendar year, the 11th APRU Senior Staff Meeting was hosted by Australian National University in Canberra from October 12-14, 2013.

Being the second meeting for Senior Staff in the year, the meeting focused on reviewing APRU's Strategic Framework and its progress to date. The participants had a lively discussion on the current programs and activities under the Strategic Framework and how they can be further streamlined and structured moving forward.

A panel of comprising Vice-Chancellor Ian Young from Australian National University, Ms Julie Hare, Editor of Higher Education from The Australian, Professor Simon Marginson, Centre for Study of Higher Education at University of Melbourne, Ms Belinda Robinson, Chief Executive of Universities Australia and Mr John Angley, General Manager from Australian Trade Commission, spoke on "Asia-Pacific Higher Education Horizons: An Australian Perspective"