The Worldwide Universities Network Annual General Meeting is the central event in the WUN calendar, drawing together colleagues from member universities for research workshops, policy discussions and business meetings to further advance the Network

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Welcome Note

I am delighted to invite you to our 2019 Annual General Meeting, to be held at University College Dublin, from Sunday May 19 through Friday May 24. The AGM is the central event in the WUN calendar, and draws together academic and administrative colleagues from member universities for research workshops, policy discussions and business meetings that develop and review our initiatives and activities.

This year’s meeting introduces several changes to strengthen the programme. We have scheduled a session for a collection of talks that highlight significant recent achievements of WUN-supported research; we have a new section of the programme (and an accompanying workshop) devoted to a special topic of central interest to academic administrators—this year “Student Mental Health”; we have sequenced business meetings to provide a better flow.

In addition to these structural changes, the program acknowledges and celebrates the recent enlargement of our mission to include undergraduate education, with the Presidents’ Forum on “Liberal Education for the 21st Century.”

I look forward to seeing you in Dublin!

Peter Lennie
WUN Executive Director

Key Dates

Congress Dates

19-24 May 2019

Opening of Registration

19 December 2018

University College Dublin

University College Dublin (UCD) is proud to host the 2019 Worldwide Universities Network AGM and extends a warm Irish welcome to our WUN colleagues and guests.

Founded in 1854, UCD is Ireland’s largest and most global university with over 30,000 students from 124 countries. A large, bright, modern university campus, located ten minutes from Dublin city centre, easily accessible by car, bus and air, UCD has a wide range of adaptable conferencing facilities to offer on the leafy Belfield campus. The purpose built and versatile UCD University Club and O’Reilly Hall provide the ideal locations for the AGM plenaries, breakout and working sessions, with all areas fully equipped with state-of the art equipment.

With a proven track record in the delivery of international conferences, Dublin will live up to its reputation as one of the most welcoming cities in the world, and the UCD world-class campus will provide the perfect setting for our WUN peers to gather, share ideas and contribute.