Agenda of the Multiplier Event “Student participation, good governance, and the challenges of higher education”

16:00 Reception, accreditation and welcome

17:30 Opening conference

Conference of Rectors of Spanish UniversitiesJosé Carlos Gómez

Ministry of UniversitiesJosé Manuel Pingarrón

University of HuelvaMaría Antonia Peña

18:30 Inaugural conference

European Commission – Juan Luis Ballesteros

20:30 Dinner

08:30 Breakfast

09:00 Cohesion workshop

09:30 Student participation in the Spanish context

Global Students Forum – Carmen Romero

Student Affairs Commission of CRUE Universities – Ángela Alcalá Arellano

11:00 Coffee break

11:30 Presentation of the Student Rights Charters

12:30 Presentation of the Student Participation Index

13:30 Lunch

15:00 Workshop on technologies for participation

15:30 Presentation of the Guide of new methodologies to promote student participation

16:30 Student participation at the centre of Latin American societies

University of Playa Ancha Felip Gascó

National Autonomous University of Nicaragua-León – Gregory Judith Fajardo

Social Sciences Student Center of the University of the Republic of UruguayAna Paula García

Peruvian Network of UniversitiesMartín Carrillo

18:00 Coffee break

18:30 Towards a participatory European Higher Education Area

Arqus European University Alliance– Fernando Miguel Galán

European Students’ Union – Zamzam Ibrahim 

European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education Antonio Serrano

European University Association Helene Peterbauer

08:30 Breakfast

09:00 Cohesion workshop

09:30 Presentation of the Student Participation Observatory

11:00 Coffee break

11:30 Challenges and motivations for student participation

Universidad de Granada – Gorka Martín

Global Students Forum Sebastian Berger

Movimiento 3 de marzoFrancisco José Martínez

13:00 Closing

13:30 Lunch

Our Multiplier Event titled “Student participation, good governance, and the challenges of higher education” was held entirely in the Pabellon Jacobo del Barco in two languages: English and Spanish.

Pabellon Jacobo del Barco

Pabellon Jacobo del Barco

Participants Profile

The Multiplier Event targets the following organisations and groups taking into account diversity and inclusion:

  1. Members of the EHEA’s higher education institutions and associations related to higher education
  2. Student organisations (local, regional, and national) active in higher education in EHEA member countries 
  3. Political representatives from the EU working on higher education, as well as national and regional governments from EHEA countries
  4. Public and private agencies responsible for evaluating and accrediting the quality assurance in EHEA’s countries
  5. Organisations representing the groups mentioned above from non-EHEA countries

Criteria for Selection

The organisers cover the costs of face-to-face participation for up to 90 people:

Students: accommodation and full meals

Others: full meals

To participate in the Multiplier Event, pre-registration is required by July 12!

Using the criteria specified for participant selection, the degree of representativeness concerning the group to which they belong, student attendance, gender parity, diversity, and belonging to less developed and transition regions of the EU will prevail.

Once the organisers’ quota is met, the remaining applications will be reviewed individually, and any possible extension will be communicated.

The organisers don’t cover the travel expenses of the participants!

Logistics & Accommodation

Accommodation in double rooms: Hotel Senator in Huelva***

Due to their quality ratio and proximity to campus, the following hotels are recommended for those participants who require accommodation outside of the quota assigned to students:

AC Hotel

Hotel NH Luz Huelva

Hotel Exe Tartessos Huelva

Hotel Familia Conde

Hotel Costa de la Luz

Closest Airports: Seville (SVQ) and Faro (FAO).

Connection Sevilla-Huelva:

Train: Train Station Sevilla-Santa JustaTrain Station Huelva

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Bus: Bus Station Plaza de ArmasBus Station Huelva

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Connection Faro-Huelva:

Autobús: Faro Airport (FAO) – Bus Station Huelva or Lagos Central Bus StationBus Station Huelva

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