Study UK East Asia Thematic Webinar Series

Thu, 23 Jul 2020
7:25 pm

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Dear Friends and Colleagues,


Greetings from British Council Indonesia!


We invite you and your students to join us at the Study UK East Asia Thematic Webinar Series at the Microsoft Teams Live.


Through this event, students and their parents will have the opportunity to know more about:

  • UK’s Business courses such as Business and Management, Business Analysis, Marketing, and Economics and how the qualification leads you to a global career.
  • new courses, cutting edge industry trends and guidance on how to plan for career paths in Computer Sciences.

There will be a Q/A session after the presentation and all speakers will be answering questions from the audience.


Given below are details of speakers and seminar topics for you.


We are sharing the e-newsletter link on Business and Computer Science webinar in Bahasa Indonesia for you, your colleagues and students and we look forward to meeting you at the event.


Webinar schedule:

Date and Time Topic Speakers and their profiles Registration link
Tuesday, 28 July


17.30 – 18.30 WIB

Future Readiness: Developing your Career Path with a UK Business Degree Dr Scott Taylor

Business School Director of Admissions

Reader in Leadership & Organization Studies

Department of Management, Birmingham Business School

University of Birmingham


Scott’s research currently focuses on feminism in organisations. Current projects include the use of quotas to change women’s representation in political parties, and women working in the craft brewing sector.  He teaches on a range of modules across the Business School and supervises PhD students. He is currently the Director of Admissions for the Business School alongside his teaching commitments.


Dr Rebecca Mitchell

Programme Director BSc & MSc Business Analytics

University of Exeter Business School


Beccy is a Senior Lecturer in the University of Exeter Business School department for Science, Innovation, Technology & Entrepreneurship. She is Programme Director for the MSc Business Analytics. She has a PhD in Applied Mathematics, and prior to working in academia she undertook roles in the Investment Management sector, and at the UK Met Office where she was Head of Emerging Markets. Her primary research interests are focused on how environmental data can be used to support business decision making.


Dr Tomás Rotta

Lecturer in Economics

Institute of Management Studies

Goldsmiths, University of London


Tomás Rotta is Lecturer in Economics in the Institute of Management Studies at Goldsmiths and Visiting Lecturer in the MSc Economics program at SOAS University of London. He holds a PhD and an MS in Economics from the University of Massachusetts, USA and specialises in Political Economy.
Tuesday, 4 August


17.30 – 18.30 WIB

Computer Sciences degrees: specialisations and skills in AI, Cyber Security, Big Data Dr Alan Hayes

Director of Teaching in the Department of Computer Science

University of Bath


Dr Hayes has worked as a software engineer and is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and a Chartered Information Technology Professional. He holds a number of accolades in recognition of his excellence in Learning and Teaching, including a National Teaching Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy, the University of Bath’s prize for Leadership in Learning and Teaching, and an invitation by the Australian government to be an international member of a reference group for Learning and Teaching.


Dr Richard Harvey

Professor of Computer Science at UEA

Academic Director for Admissions and the Academic Director of Internationalisation.

University of East Anglia


Dr Harvey specialises in in solving problems in AI and Computer Vision and Signal Processing. He has taught and supervised countless students to help them in achieving their goals at UEA’s School of Computing Science. Recently he has been focusing on visual speech recognition technology, which could help people with hearing and speech impairments as well as help with fighting crime.

Dr Harvey holds several posts in the Vice-Chancellor’s office. He has also acted as a consultant for several international companies as an Executive and Non-Executive Director including the start-up sector.


Dr. Leonardo Aniello

Lecturer in Cyber Security

University of Southampton


Dr Aniello is also a member of the Cyber Security Research Group. He obtained a Ph.D. in Engineering in Computer Science in 2014 from “La Sapienza” University of Rome, with a thesis about techniques for processing Big Data in large-scale environments by adopting a collaborative approach, and with the aim of improving the timeliness of the elaboration. His research studies are currently focused on cyber security aspects, including malware analysis, blockchain-based systems, IoT security analysis, cyber threat intelligence and privacy-preserving data sharing. Leonardo is author of more than 30 papers about these topics, published in international conferences, workshops, journals and books.
Tuesday, 11 August


17.30 – 18.30 WIB

Engineering for better employability – how to get student well- prepared for post COVID-19 career development
  • Imperial College
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Sunderland
Details will be shared next week
Thursday, 13 August

17.30 – 18.30 WIB

Getting a UK degree in East Asia


(Branch campuses and transnational programmes)

  • Heriot-Watt University
  • De Montfort University


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