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Guy Perring

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Guy Perring is Regional Director, SE Asia for i-graduate. Guy is responsible for spearheading their Asian operation. He works with institutions across Asia – especially in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, and Indonesia. As well as delivering i-graduate’s signature Student Barometer across the region, he has led on a number of projects designed to assist institutions to make informed decisions about engagement in S. E. Asia. He previously worked at the British Council for 12 years in a variety of roles, most recently leading a Southeast Asian Regional Transnational Education Project designed to offer support for institutions in establishing sustainable partnerships in the region. He has presented at a number of international conferences including Going Global, QS-Apple and the Commonwealth of Education Ministers. His expertise in transnational education and student experience has led him to participate in a number of panels designed to advise governments and institutions on the effective development of this sector. He is an alumnus of the University of Durham and Manchester University.

Recent Posts

Satisfied students - using data to improve the student experience

Posted by Guy Perring on October 26, 2017

A recent visit to a university in South East Asia highlighted for me another aspect of the student experience that I hadn’t perhaps thought about in any depth. The head of admissions explained that they had just begun to reach out to their alumni and some had come back saying that they weren’t interested because their experience at the university had been so poor. They got the qualification that led to a job and hopefully a rewarding career, but didn’t look back on their university life with any fondness and were unwilling to re-engage with the university or contribute to a fund-raising drive.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education