Upcoming Conferences

Where will Studyportals be next?

Come meet us at the following Higher Education Conferences!

British Council’s International Education Virtual Festival 2021

18 – 21 January 2021 | Virtual Conference


This year’s International Education Services conference will move online and become International Education Virtual Festival 2021 exploring Sustainable Futures for International Education.

International Education Virtual Festival 2021 will explore issues surrounding the global pandemic as well as other factors that may have an impact on the sustainability of UK international education including climate change, the UK’s exit from the European Union, intra-regional mobility/competitors, the acceleration of online provision and much more.

EFMD Conference for Deans & Directors General

3 – 5 February 2021 | Virtual Conference


The 2021 Deans Conference will take place online on 3-5 February rather than being hosted by IE Business School in Madrid, but the community remains the same: an open, honest, and trusted forum to delve into the good, the bad, and the ugly of the past year.

It will also offer an opportunity for us to look forward as a network and as a community on what is next for business education.

AACSB Deans Conference

22 – 25 February 2021 | Virtual Conference


How can business school leadership adapt to a new normal that has not even been defined? The virtual AACSB Deans Conference convenes business school leaders to address common challenges but, more importantly, to create and share solutions that will outlast the disruption and create a positive impact.

Join the largest global event for business school deans to focus on four key themes: strategy, emerging trends, societal impact, and management. With new networking opportunities, roundtable discussions, and a flexible schedule, the deans’ conference is a rich and engaging virtual experience that connects longtime colleagues with newly appointed heads of business education units and AACSB leadership.

AACSB ICAM Conference

6 – 9 April 2021| Virtual Conference


Creating a sustainable future for business education requires the cultivation of meaningful relationships with business partners and communities, built on trust and action. This April, we are proud to convene the largest global gathering of business school leaders virtually at AACSB’s International Conference and Annual Meeting.

Join hundreds of your peers as we focus on connecting for the better. Through our connections to each other, to business partners, and to our communities, we can improve student success, faculty engagement, program quality, and the way we lead our organizations.

UPCEA Annual Conference

7 – 9 April 2021 |Virtual Conference


The UPCEA Annual Conference is the most significant assembly of thought leaders and practitioners today in the field of professional, continuing, and online education. Join us April 7-9, 2021 for engaging keynote speakers, high-energy concurrent sessions, and plentiful networking opportunities.
The Annual Conference convenes deans and other senior university leaders, key staff, and teams responsible for the management, administration, and growth of professional, continuing, and online education programs. Attendees have access to targeted sessions spanning the top areas of practice in our field (aligned with UPCEA’s seven professional Networks), led by higher education experts and colleagues.

2021 EUA Annual Conference

22 – 23 April 2021 | Virtual Conference

The 2021 EUA Annual Conference “Universities 2030: From vision to reality” will take place online on 22-23 April. Against the backdrop of the ongoing climate crisis, fundamental technological advances, labour market changes, and the pressure Europe’s political systems are currently experiencing, an honest and ambitious debate is needed about the path universities must take to remain resilient and relevant.


The AMBA & BGA Global Conference is designed to address the issues that Business Schools face on a daily basis.Expert speakers from around the world, including leading corporate organisations and Business Schools, will join us in a world-class film studio for live-streamed sessions, to inspire collaboration, facilitate debate, and share personal and professional experiences from the worlds of business and business education.

This ground-breaking event will bring together speakers including some of the world’s most prolific Business School leaders and corporate CEOs, who will present on the issues most prevalent to Business School strategy.

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NAFSA 2021 Annual Conference & Expo

1 – 4 June 2021 | Virtual Conference

NAFSA: Association of International Educators, the world’s largest association dedicated to international education and exchange, invites you to the NAFSA 2021 Annual Conference & Expo! Be a part of the most diverse and comprehensive global event attended by professionals from across the field.

Join together with the global international education community from more than 100 countries to discover the latest innovations, new strategies, and best practices. Establish and build upon your institutional partnerships as we come together to “think big” about the future of international education.

Universities Australia Higher Education Conference

2 – 3 June 2021| Virtual Conference

Themed ‘A year of change: navigating a new world’, the 2021 Universities Australia conference will be held on 2 and 3 June at the National Convention Centre, Canberra.

This year’s conference will be a welcome opportunity to catch up with, learn from, and share insights with your colleagues in higher education.

Going Global 2021

15 – 17 June 2021| Virtual Conference


  • Providing a unique platform for knowledge sharing.
  • Connecting local, national, regional, and global agendas.
  • Building a global network for policymakers and practitioners working in the field of international education.
  • Sharing research and analysis to support the development of evidence-led policy.
  • Supporting global thought leadership.

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EAIE 2021

7 – 9 September 2021| Virtual Conference


Keep your calendars marked for the 32nd Annual EAIE Conference and Exhibition in Gothenburg, Sweden taking place from 07–10 September 2021 at Gothia Towers. At the moment, EAIE is busy working to bring you an engaging and high-quality event, contiuing to monitor health and travel advisories.
The 2021 conference theme is ‘Bolder. Braver. Go.’