Education in a post Covid-19 world with Professor Neil Quigley
Join the Waikato Chamber of Commerce for a presentation from University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor, Professor Neil Quigley.
Neil will share insights into the University’s response to Covid-19, including moving all aspects of operation online for 10,000 students and 1,500 staff, the international impacts, and a range of initiatives implemented to ensure equitable outcomes for students in a lockdown environment.
Neil will also cover the importance of education, to our region and the economy in a post Covid-19 world, and his aspiration to transform Hamilton to a ‘University-led’ city.
Neil has been Vice-Chancellor of the University of Waikato since 2015. Since his appointment, he has led substantial change designed to improve the quality of teaching and research, align staffing with the challenges of the modern tertiary environment, and increase engagement with communities around the Waikato, Bay of Plenty and central North Island regions.
Neil was previously Professor of Economics, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Provost at Victoria University of Wellington, and Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Western Ontario in Canada.
Neil is also Chair of the Board of Directors of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, and Chair of the Board of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.