UKCGE role for Deirdre Heddon

Deirdre Heddon, Professor of Contemporary Performance in the School of Culture and Creative Arts and Dean of the Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities, has been elected to the Executive of the UK Council for Graduate Education (UKCGE).

The UKCGE was founded in 1994 and remains the leading independent representative body for Postgraduate Education in the UK. With more than 120 institutional members, its mission is to be the authoritative voice for postgraduate education in the UK, providing high quality leadership and support to its members to promote a strong and sustainable postgraduate education sector.

Professor Heddon contributed to the recent UKCGE conference, ‘Beyond the Ivory Tower: creating & sustaining postgraduate networks, and communities in contemporary global universities’, delivering an invited keynote which explored the challenges and opportunities of establishing a national graduate school in a global context.

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First published: 6 July 2015

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