The IC Global Partnership Community

We believe internationalisation and global engagement is about connections and community and this is why we created The IC community.  We hope you will join us. By joining our community, you will be invited to join our monthly IC Global Cafés, which provide the international education sector with cutting-edge knowledge and advice from global experts and influencers.

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Reasons to join us

We are building a global community of like minded professionals to encourage inclusivity, engagement, collaboration and global learning
Our community represents international education sector professionals and institutions globally
We share best practice and discuss critical issues affecting internationalisation and global engagement of education NOW
You will hear different perspectives, practitioner opinions and global insights
The IC Global community meets fortnightly at The IC Global Café online, a friendly and reflective space where colleagues can be reassured they are not alone
We offer training, workshops, coaching, mentoring and retreats
We will be planting trees whenever someone joins our online events to help offset our IC community carbon footprint.

Heads and Directors Community

If you are a University Head or Director of International, you can join our weekly Heads & Directors’ Cafés.  Topics are targeted at a more senior level to help you to grow your knowledge, skills and networks, both as an individual and as a leader or manager of others in the international education sector.  By joining the H&D community, you will automatically be invited to our monthly lC Global Cafés.  

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Our Community´s Voice

“You provided wonderful insights on international education”

Shalini Choudhary, Regional managerKV Services, India

“... the most useful webinar since lockdown … really interesting and does make you think about what the end result will be.”

Suzy Giles, Managing DirectorGiles Global, Netherlands

“The work you are doing through the IC Café is hugely generous and important in helping other professionals to adapt to massive change – to provide some much-needed thought leadership, and a supportive platform for people to show up and share.”

Leina Shi, Head of Global EngagementUniversity of Sussex, UK

“It's good to have a curated virtual space to share with colleagues who are seeking solutions to common problems in these unprecedented circumstances.”

Peter Clack, Director of Global ExeterUniversity of Exeter, UK

“I will try to participate in every Café session as much as possible. I have found the sessions’ informal nature very uplifting and I also felt connected by getting updates and hearing thoughts of the peers and sector experts from my remote office at my home”

Melike Kahraman Ustun, International Marketing ManagerSabanci University, Turkey

“I have very much enjoyed the exchange of ideas with other professionals. Everyone is polite, respectful, and obviously cares about what is important: the students!”

Lisa Atkins, Head of Business Development & Community Management,youtrex, Germany

“I gained a lot of knowledge and insight regarding international education. It helps a lot in my job field”

Rio Pribadi, Coordinator for International Partnership,Sultan Agung Islamic University, Indonesia

“It has been a wonderful opportunity to share a common experience with peers at other institutions”

Douglas Proctor, Director,UCD Global, University College Dublin, Ireland

“I think that The IC is an incredibly useful organisation that has led the way in supporting myself and colleagues through one of our most challenging times.”

Samuel Jackson-Royle, Director of InternationalBangor University, UK