6th Global Higher Education Forum 2018 (GHEF6.0)

Thriving for Knowledge, Industry and Humanity in a Dynamic Higher Education Ecosystem

8th – 10th October 2018

Sub - Themes

  1. Policy and Governance
  2. Research, Development and Innovation (RDI)
  3. Academic Excellence and Learning
  4. Social Learning and Community Engagement
  5. Higher Education in Industry 4.0

Keynote Speakers

  1. Emeritus Professor Datuk Dr. Asma Ismail FASc Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Sains Malaysia (2016 - 2019)
  2. Mr. Yu-Book Lim, Managing Director, The HEAD Foundation, Singapore
  3. Professor Dr. Gerard A. Postiglione, Chair Professor in Higher Education, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong


  1. Higher Education in Malaysia: A Critical Review of the Past and Present for the Future (Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia and Penerbit Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia)
  2. Sustainability of Higher Education: Global Perspective (Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia & IPPTN)
  3. Academia and Communities: Engaging for Change [Published by United Nations Universities-Institute for the Advances Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS)]



  • Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MoHE)
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)


  • International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
  • The HEAD Foundation, Singapore (THF)
  • Higher Education Research Association (HERA)
  • University of Seoul, South Korea


  • National Higher Education Research Institute (IPPTN)
  • Ministry of Higher Education, (MoHE)

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