Category: Orientation Programs as an Integral Support Service

Different Tracks, Shared University: Orientation Programs Synergy

Thursday, Jun 1
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Table 60

Colleagues responsible for orientation services and IaH identify the potential for synergy of their programs for international students and faculty and leverage them to build intercultural skills.

Yulia Grinkevich

Director of Internationalization
National Research University - Higher School of Economics
Moscow, Russia

Dr Yulia Grinkevich is a Director of Internationalisation at the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow. She completed her doctoral studies in Culture Studies at the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Regional Studies at Moscow State University in 2006, where she earlier obtained a master’s degree in linguistics and intercultural communication and a specialist degree in Biochemistry. Dr Grinkevich also holds degree in Marketing from Moscow International Higher School of Business (Mirbis). She has worked in different state and private educational institutions in various roles for more than two decades. In January 2013, she joined HSE. Her work includes development of support services for international professors and students which foster their integration into the university, integration of international administrative practices as well as development of dual language environment at the university. Having been always interested in professional staff training and development, Yulia also is a leader of HSE professional development programme for university administrators. Yulia is also a steering member of working groups on international faculty and student support, and on professional development programmes within the Association of Global Universities of Russia. Dr Grinkevich has been elected to the Steering Group of the EAIE Expert Community Strategy and Management of the 2016-2018 EAIE Leadership.