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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.

• 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 Global Engagement Group

Meeting Schedule 2022/23

Agreement Submission Deadline Submission Deadline  Meeting Date
Tuesday, 13th September 2022 Wednesday, 21st September 2022

Monday, 3rd October 2022,

9.30 to 11.30 am

Thursday, 20th October 2022 Tuesday, 1st November 2022

Thursday, 10th November 2022,

2.00 to 4.00 pm

Tuesday, 22nd November 2022 Thursday, 1st December 2022

Monday, 12th December 2022,

9.30 to 11.30 am

Wednesday, 18th January 2023 Friday, 27th January 2023

Thursday, 9th February 2023,

2.00 to 4.00 pm

Wednesday, 15th March 2023 Monday, 27th March 2023

Wednesday, 5th April 2023,

9.30 to 11.30 am

Wednesday, 26th April 2023 Monday, 8th May 2023

Wednesday, 17th May 2023,

2.00 to 4.00 pm

Wednesday, 24th May 2023 Friday, 2nd June 2023

Wednesday, 14th June 2023,

9.30 to 11.30 am

Contact the UCD University Secretariat

Tierney Building, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 (1) 716 1279 (general enquiries) | E: univsec@ucd.ie