Cultural Relationships in PhD Supervision: a symposium to explore the experiences of international doctoral students and supervisors in UK universities
University of Brighton
14th May 2009
The Centre for Learning and Teaching at the University of Brighton held a Symposium on 14th May 2009, designed to encourage discussion and debate among supervisors and international doctoral students about the influence of cultural factors on cross-cultural doctoral supervision.
This event was funded by BAICE, in conjunction with the University of Brighton;and the overall aim was to encourage the “internationalisation of Educational Research, Learning and Teaching (BAICE, 2008).” Eight supervisors and eleven students attended from seven Universities in the Southeast region: Brighton, Chichester, Kent at Canterbury, Portsmouth, Southampton, Surrey and Sussex. Students of a wide range of nationalities took part from the EU and other countries.
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