IFUT/TUI Higher Education Seminar '- Higher Education as a Public Good'
Date: 25th of April 2015
Venue: Dublin Institute of Technology - Grangegorman Campus (The Church)
Keynote Speakers: Prof. Thomas Docherty, University of Warwick and Jens Vraa Jensen, Chairperson of the Higher Education Standing Committee of Education International.
Gerry Quinn, President TUI to Chair the morning session
9.15-9.25am Opening of Conference, Professor Brian Norton President DIT
9.25-9.40am Introduction to the theme of the Conference
Mike Jennings, General Secretary IFUT
John MacGabhann, General Secretary TUI
9.40-10.10am Dr. Thomas Docherty Warwick University
10.10-10.30am Dr. Catherine Bates DIT
10.30-10.50am Dr. Marie Clarke UCD
10.50-11.20am Discussion – Gerry Quinn Chair
11.20-11.45am Tea/Coffee Break
Rose Malone, President IFUT to Chair the following session
11.45-12.15pm Jens Vraa Jensen DM Denmark, Chairperson of HERSC ETUCE/EI
12.15-12.35pm Dr. Gary Granville, NCAD
12.35-12.55pm Dr. Yvonne Kavanagh, IT Carlow
1.30pm Discussion – Rose Malone Chair
Close of Seminar
Directions to Dublin Institute of Technology - Grangegorman Campus (The Church)
Take the Red Line to Smithfield. The stop is at the corner of Hammond Lane and Smithfield. Walk up Smithfield (past the Park Inn hotel on your right), turn left onto King Street at the top, then right to Brunswick Street, cross Brunswick Street and walk up Grangegorman Road (by the side of Peppe’s Italian restaurant). Keep walking up the hill (about 10 minutes) until you get to the gates of Grangegorman on your left.
The 10/10A bus travels up O’Connell Street and Granby Row, past the Mater Hospital, and along the North Circular Road towards Phoenix Park. St Peter’s Church is on the corner where the North Circular Road turns left off New Cabra Road. Get off at the next stop after St Peter’s Church and walk down Rathdown Road or Grangegorman Road (about 5 minutes) until you get to the gates of Grangegorman on your right.
From the North Circular Road, turn down Rathdown Road or Grangegorman Road until you get to the gates of Grangegorman on your right. If you are coming from the Southside, drive across the bridge at Usher’s Quay/Ellis Quay into Blackhall Place. Turn right into North Brunswick Street, then left into Grangegorman Road Lower. Drive up until the gates of Grangegorman on your left.
Google Map: Grangegorman Campus