‘Internationalisation’ in Universities

The importance of history in affecting modern day policy should always be considered: 'Internationalisation' is the trend du jour for universities, but they would do well to consider its earlier manifestation during the British Empire's long 19th century. As Tamson Pietsch explains, history has much to tell us about the possibilities - and pitfalls - of the phenomenon today Across the world, higher education is increasingly characterised by talk of "internationalisation". Taking a number of forms -…