Flemish university rectors visiting colleagues in London
Flemish university rectors visited their colleagues in the British higher education and research sector on 12 October.
In collaboration with Universities UK, the Flemish Interuniversity Council (VLIR) drafted a programme for mutual talks and exchange of views, following the initiative by the General Representation. Attention was given to future collaboration with British universities following Brexit, as well as to the strengthening of existing partnerships and the reform of research and innovation sector in the UK.
Speakers included Hans Willems, Secretary-General of the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) and Rosette S'Jegers, Secretary-General of VLIR.