Research into Higher Education in the GCC

Calling all Higher Education/University staff in the GCC.

We are surveying the Higher Education community to understand how the changes imposed by the Covid19 pandemic will affect the industry. All responses are confidential and the final results will be shared via our Social Media.

Please take a few minutes to complete our survey on how you think your industry will react to the world post the Covid19 pandemic.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CN6YC6R

 

 

 

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Working in Higher Education post Covid-19

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