SAHE Faculty and Students Study Higher Education Abroad

Posted on 6/12/2015 12:32:48 PM

Faculty and students from the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) participated in study tours of higher education in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and South Africa from May 16–31, 2015. The study tours, coordinated by Bowling Green State University, examined the delivery of higher education abroad, including admissions, curriculum, and student services.

Jessica Fitzpatrick, Jackie Hackett, and Amanda Heflin, graduate students in the SAHE department, participated in a study tour of higher education in the U.K. and Ireland. The tour included institutional site visits to the University of Limerick, the University the West of England, the University of London, Oxford University, Cardiff University, National University of Ireland–Galway, University College Cork, and Trinity College–Dublin.

They also met with officials from AMOSSHE (the U.K.’s national student services organization) and Ireland’s Higher Education Authority. The tour also included a number of cultural and historical sites, including the Cliffs of Moher and the Book of Kells at Trinity College.

Jessica Fitzpatrick, Jackie Hackett, and Amanda Heflin

John Mueller, professor in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, participated in a study tour of higher education in South Africa. Institutional site visits included Tschwane University of Technology, University of Pretoria, University of the Witwatersrand, University of the Free State, University of the Western Cape, University of Cape Town, and Stellenbosch University.

The tour also included a number of natural, cultural, and historical sites, including the Pilanesberg National Park, the Apartheid Museum, the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, Cape of Good Hope, and Robben Island. 

John Mueller during South Africa tour 2015