Higher Education in Transformation Symposium

Within the context of a rapidly changing higher education landscape internationally, a group of universities and higher education institutes from Canada and Ireland hosted a Joint Symposium for higher education professionals in the fall of 2016.

This symposium of workshops and conference will be of interest to educational professionals within universities and institutes of higher education at third and fourth level, including senior management, faculty, professional services, government officials and higher education authorities internationally. The conference papers will also be of interest to members of industry with a research and development function, who collaborate with higher education, or have a strategic interest in the direction of higher education.

Event Info:

  • November 2-4, 2016
  • Oshawa, ON


The overall theme was Designing Higher Education for the Twenty-First Century. This theme addresses the many ways that colleges and universities are actively reinventing and reinvigorating higher education. The papers published as part of the HEIT 2016 collection fall under eight categories: