BKS Webinar: De Montfort University Kazakhstan – delivering local employment through UK academic excellence
At this webinar we briedfly touched the context of establishment of DMUK, importance of the university for UK/Kazakhstan relations, support the university receives from Kazakh government, and emphasis pointers on the employability agenda. We are pleased to have had the Chairman of the Board of Governors of De Montfort University and HM's Ex-Ambassador to Kazakhstan - Mike Gifford OBE, speaking at this event.
Moderator and Chairman:
David Hardy - BKS, Director and BKS Education Group Chairman
Mike Gifford OBE - Chairman of the Board of Governors of De Montfort University Kazakhstan - "Context of establishment of DMUK, importance of the university for UK/Kazakhstan relations, support from Kazakh government"
Simon Etherton - Head of Quality and Compliance at DMU Kazakhstan - "Strategic goals of DMUK, growth ‘story’ since 2021, curriculum offered at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, student/staff numbers, student experience"
Ian Thomas - De Montfort University, Leicester - "UK perspective - why is DMU involved? How Kazakhstan project fits in to DMU international aims; maintenance of UK standards/rigour, cooperation and oversight on academic ‘offer’, curriculum, exams etc"
Munara Tussupbekova - DMUK Computer Science Student, First female DMUK Student Union President - "What it’s like: Experience of studying at DMUK, what I got out of my internship, hopes for the future"
Chris Campbell-Holt - Registrar and Chief Executive of the AIFC Court and IAC, Kazakhstan - "Mutual employability benefits from the strategic partnership between AIFC Courts and IAC and DMUK"
Dina Mukatova - Recruitment Marketing Specialist, KPMG Caucasus and Central - "Mutual employability benefits from the strategic partnership between KPMG and DMUK"