Vice President Global and Community Engagement Nigel Healey

Dr Nigel Healey is Professor of International Higher Education and Vice-President Global and Community Relations at the University of Limerick in Ireland.  Prior to joining the University of Limerick in 2020, he was Vice Chancellor of Fiji National University.  He has also served as Pro-Vice Chancellor (International) at Nottingham Trent University and the University of Canterbury in New Zealand and has been a visiting professor at universities in Belarus, China, Poland, and the United States.

Professor Healey has a strong commitment to internationalisation and to putting internationalisation at the heart of the student experience.  He is the Chair of the Irish Universities’ Association (IUA) Vice Presidents’ International Committee for 2023.  He is also a Member of the Board of Governors of De Montfort University (Kazakhstan) and the European Reform University Alliance Advisory Board and Chair of the QS Global Advisory Committee.  He has previously served terms as a Council Member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities and a Trustee of UKCISA and was Jean Monnet Chair at the University of Leicester.  His research interests are in the internationalisation of higher education, and particularly the management of transnational education partnerships.

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