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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• 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 are members of GEG:
- President or nominee (Chair)
- Deputy Registrars
- Director of International Affairs Provost or equivalent of each international college in which UCD is involved, or nominee
- Vice-Principal (International) or equivalent from each College
- Director of Quality
- Director of Student Recruitment
- Director of University Relations
- Director of University Secretariat, or nominee
- Vice President for Research, Innovation & Impact, or nominee
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|