UMT Global Engagement Group

The Global Engagement Group (UMT GEG) provides high-level oversight and coordination of the University’s internationalisation efforts and advises UMT on matters relating to internationalisation at UCD.

 

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Contact: Roslyn Reddy, UCD International
Email: directorinternationalaffairs@ucd.ie

• To assist in the further development and implementation of UCD’s Global Engagement Strategy (2016-2020) and to monitor and review the progress of this strategy in achieving the University’s objectives for global engagement.

• To comment and advise UMT on proposals and outcomes (and their adoption by GEG as appropriate) from UCD’s global strategy working groups e.g. Global Partnerships Working Group.

• To consider and respond to issues referred to the Group by the University Management Team relating to the University’s global engagement activities.

• To recommend to UMT for approval, on an annual basis, the University’s plan for international student recruitment targets and international tuition fees and to review the progress of this plan.

• To provide strategic oversight and recommendations to UMT on opportunities and proposals for new UCD globalisation activities across a range of areas, including:

o Institutional Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) and Memoranda of Agreement (MOAs)
o Overseas offices and representatives
o Overseas campuses
o International partnerships and associated activities
o Mobility opportunities
o Student recruitment pathways
o On campus activities

• To advise UMT on strategic oversight of foundation programmes, pre-sessional andin- sessional language programmes offered by UCD.

• To contribute to the development and implementation of UCD’s regional strategies, supported by the established steering groups for Europe, North America, China, South Asia, Asia-Pacific and other regional steering groups that may be established.

• To advise UMT on strategic oversight of UCD’s ‘area studies’* activities
*Area studies refers to research and scholarship pertaining to particular geographical, national, or cultural regions e.g. Chinese studies

• To provide a forum for the development and exchange of good practice in global engagement across UCD’s Colleges, Schools and Units.

• To provide institutional oversight of external environment activities (e.g. policies, regulations) that impact on UCD’s global engagement activities and ambitions.

 

The following shall be members of GEG: 
 
The Vice President for Global Engagement or nominee (Chair) 
The Deputy Vice President for Global Engagement 
The Bursar 
The Dean of Undergraduate Studies 
The Dean of Graduate Studies 
The Dean of Students 
The Provost or equivalent of each international college in which UCD is involved, or nominee 
The Vice-Principal for International/Global Engagement from each College 
The Director of International Affairs 
The Director of Quality 
The Director of Student Recruitment 
The Director of University Relations 
The Director of University Governance 
The Director of Research 
The Director of Alumni Development 
The Chief Technology Officer 
 
The Group may co-opt representatives from across the University as appropriate.

 

UMT GEG Meeting Schedule 2017/18

 

Submission Deadlines  Meeting Date
Friday 8 September 2017 (International Agreements) and Tuesday 19 September 2017 (Other)
Friday 28 September 2017, 2pm
Thursday 26 October 2017 (International Agreements) and Tuesday 7 November 2017 (Other)
Thursday 16 November 2017, 2pm
Thursday 23 November 2017 (International Agreements) and Monday 4 December 2017 (Other)
Wednesday 13 December 2017, 9:30am
Tuesday 16 January 2018 (International Agreements) and Thursday 25 January 2018 (Other)
Monday 5 Febrary 2018, 11am
Monday 5 March 2018 (International Agreements) and Wednesday 14 March 2018 (Other) Friday 23 March 2018, 9:30am
Tuesday 10 April 2018 (International Agreements) and Thursday 19 April 2018 (Other) Monday 30 April 2018, 11am
Thursday 24 May 2018 (International Agreements) and Tuesday 5 June 2018 (Other) Thursday 14 June 2018, 2pm