An Endemic Era

  • The world slowed down.  Academia is struggling
  • Most activities and events were put on hold
  • Global uncertainty regarding the implications for higher education
  • S-U-F engaged in studying the academic & economic impact
  • Zoom meetings and events replaced face to face
  • Review the impact of formal online learning under lockdowns

 

W-S-U is Envisioned

  • A platform for all stakeholders focusing on the future of higher education
  • The first meeting point for 30,000+ universities world wide
  • An International Organization (IO) and a global initiative founded in 2019
  • A PPP initiative (Public-Private Partnership) led by an independent board
  • “World Summit on Universities, WSU” will be inaugurated on November 2022

 

Media Division & Akadimya TV

  • Create S-U-F media division in collaboration with global media agencies
  • Focus on serving media needs for 30,000+ Universities
  • Envision Akadimya TV. and first global online TV broadcast for Universities
  • A new TV documentary series (titled: The Next Wave)
  • The series is about the future of higher education in the world

 

EMEA Office

  • S-U-F to open an EMEA office in Antalya, Turkey in 2021
  • The focus of SUF-EMEA is (Europe, Middle East, and Africa)
  • Oversee ALEF, SUFtalks, in addition to regional events, seminars, & workshops
  • SUF-EMEA will start in 2021

 

University Leadership Center, ULC Initiative

  • A consortium of 5 universities from different world’s regions
  • Working together to empower, develop, and support leaders in universities
  • Promote leadership development, mentoring and support
  • Focus on academicians, staff, and executives in universities
  • The initiative will be following an interdependency management model
  • ULC would start in early 2022