28 February - 01 March, 2017
Grand Millenium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Professor Trevor Spedding

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Strategy) - South East Asia
University of Wollongong, Australia
An academic with an international background, Professor Spedding joined UOW in 2005 from the University of Greenwich in Kent, England, having spent most of the 1990s at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. A management specialist, particularly in the engineering and manufacturing sectors, Professor Spedding has also worked as a consultant and conducted short courses for leading companies in Britain, Europe, the United States and Singapore. Previous appointments include Dean of the Faculty of Commerce at the University of Wollongong and President of the University of Wollongong in Dubai. 


8:50 AM [Panel Discussion] Repositioning Asia’s Higher Education Sector in a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) World

  • Mapping and addressing the current driving forces impacting the development of higher education
  • Asia as one-stop destination: optimizing the competitive edges to attract global and regional students
  • Spearheading technology investment as the driving force to move the university forefront
  • Repositioning Asia’s Higher Education Sector in a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) World
  • Decoding and meeting the changing needs of millennial students


4:00 PM [Case Study] Cultivating a Sustainable Offshore Strategy – the Case Study of University of Wollongong

The University of Wollongong executes a diverse transnational global education strategy via its progressive overseas campuses and offshore partners across locations including Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Malaysia. It also comprehensively extends its outreach through student mobility, distance education, and credit transfer.

Responsible for operations in South East Asia, Professor Trevor Spedding will share strategic management insights, which ensure successful and sustainable expansion without compromising quality.


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Trevor.

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