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BSMS International Strategy Day 2019

BSMS International Strategy Day 2019

14 May 2019


Terrace Room, Bramber House, University of Sussex, BN1 9QU

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About the event

All BSMS colleagues and students are invited to the BSMS International Strategy Day. The aim of the event is to review our current international recruitment, collaborations and research links, and establish how we can develop our international strategy over the next five years. 

9.00: Registration and refreshments 

9.30: Introduction by the Dean: why do we need a strategy and what is the vision for an international strategy? With Prof Malcolm Reed

9.40: Strategy for undergraduate international medical students at BSMS: Where we are and where we want to be / How can we develop scholarships for international undergraduate students? 

  • Undergraduate international recruitment with Darren Beaney
  • Undergraduate electives with Dr Jaime Vera (on behalf of Dr Suneeta Soni)
  • Undergraduate international student perspective with Lavina Mital 
  • Round table discussion 

10.40: Tea/ coffee 

11.10: Postgraduate international student recruitment 

  • Introduction with Prof Gordon Ferns 
  • Education/ Taught studies with Dr Priya Paudyal 
  • Blended Learning and International Engagement with Jackie Knight
  • Postgraduate international student perspective with Ahmed Alsunbuli 
  • Postgraduate research with Dr Simon Waddell 
  • Postgraduate research - international student perspective with Leticia Muraro Wildner 
  • Round table discussion 

12.40: Case Study: How to set up an international philanthropic initiative for research and education with Dr Shakil Malik 

1.00: Case Study: How to set up an international collaboration for research and education with Prof Mel Newport

1.20: Summary and conclusions with Dr Jaime Vera and Prof Malcolm Reed 

1.30: Lunch


* Programme subject to change


Please RSVP to to confirm your attendance. Please also advise if you have any dietary requirements.