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JULY 2018 | ISSUE 4

Internationalisation Policies, Initiatives

This issue discusses internationalisation in higher education in the region and beyond. We dive deep into the varying responses of universities to the growing trend, with some nations pushing back against it as a “neo-liberal agenda of the West”, while others see it as a way to share indigenous knowledge and culture beyond borders.

In this issue:

  • The Internationalisation of Higher Education in Southeast Asia: Institutional Policies and Initiatives
  • Internationalisation: Southeast Asia and Beyond
  • Developments in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

Mr Ho Swee Huat

Mr Ho Swee Huat is the Founder and Managing Director of Abacus Assets Advisors Pte Ltd. Before starting the company, he had an established career in the banking industry, with 20 years of experience in Singapore, Hong Kong and New York.

He was an Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of CapitaCommercial Trust Management LTD from 2004 to 2013.

He is the current Chairman of Autism Association (Singapore) which he co-founded with a group of parents in 1992. He is also Vice-Chairman of Eden School, a special school for children with autism.

Mr Ho holds a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Liberal Arts degree in Economics from Hamilton College, USA.

He has been a member of the Board of the Foundation since its incorporation.