Going Global 2016: 15 Must-Read Tweets

Aerial view of Cape Town

This week, Going Global 2016 hit the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa. We were lucky enough to attend, and we’ve selected 15 tweets that sum up a really remarkable three days.

The event brought together some truly inspirational people from across the globe:

https://twitter.com/robmwhit/status/727491301004967937

https://twitter.com/HEGoingGlobal/status/727493924697284608

Inequality is still a major issue in higher education, and debates about colonialism and #RhodesMustFall were prominent at the event:

https://twitter.com/uniworldnews/status/727501589397798912

https://twitter.com/Natalie_ThePIE/status/727509564191588353

The continued existence of racial prejudices in higher education needs to be tackled. This was represented by a display of Robben Island Bible quotes:

https://twitter.com/zaBritish/status/727760445810061313

STEM subjects are vital, but so are the humanities:

https://twitter.com/JulieL_Sussex/status/727808271931867136

Society is developing rapidly, what effect is this having on higher education and industry?

https://twitter.com/Lara_One/status/727507527416602625

https://twitter.com/robmwhit/status/727515523693592577

https://twitter.com/robmwhit/status/727770709167099905

Wise and eloquent words from the president of Mauritius:

https://twitter.com/Remo_BC/status/727797138525147137

Collaboration, not competition, is the key to development:

https://twitter.com/GabeHuntley/status/727503570682175488

https://twitter.com/ColmMcGiv/status/727798473567969280

https://twitter.com/HEGoingGlobal/status/727864221317386240

And finally: women still face an uphill struggle in higher education, and change is needed. #HeForShe

https://twitter.com/jonharle/status/728200311471546368

https://twitter.com/SonicWhirls/status/728202405842653184

Did we miss anything? Tweet us your favourite moments from the conference @QS_Digital

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