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Opening-up as entrepreneurial internationalisation in Chinese higher education

17 November 2021, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm

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In this webinar, Dr Zhou Zhong will present on the topic of opening-up as entrepreneurial internationalisation in Chinese higher education.

This event is free.

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Centre for Higher Education Studies (CHES)

This study describes and explains higher education internationalisation with an in-depth case study of China and Tsinghua University through the perspective of international entrepreneurship.

The study highlights the process of internationalisation as a dynamic reciprocal interplay between China’s opening-up policy and higher education policy, especially the world-class university policy.

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CHES research events provide a forum for academic debate, policy analysis and practice insight in higher education, supporting the exchange of theories, methods and data across social sciences.


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About the Speaker

Dr Zhou Zhong

Associate Professor at the Institute of Education, Tsinghua University

Zhou Zhong.

Dr Zhou Zhong served as the Associate Dean of the Office of International Cooperation and Exchange in 2016-2018, Tsinghua University. She holds a BA in English Language and Literature from Peking University, MSc in Comparative and International Education and DPhil in Educational Studies from the University of Oxford.

She conducts comparative, intercultural, and interdisciplinary studies of higher education, with special reference to internationalisation and educational innovation.

She is currently serving as the general secretary of the University Culture Research Association affiliated to the China Association of Higher Education, and the project leader of the Asian Higher Education Outlook research series of the Asian Universities Alliance (AUA).

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