Office of Alumni Relations Director Asst. Prof. Fredeswindo R. Medina represented the University of Santo Tomas in the Times Higher Education (THE) Campus Live Southeast Asia hosted by De La Salle University Manila on November 23, 2023.
Medina joined the panel composed of different educational institutions to talk about skills exchange and increased engagement through alumni relations of different educational institutions. The panel included Gadjah Mada University’s Director for Partnerships, Alumni and Global Initiatives Puji Astuti, and University of Nottingham Malaysia’s Chief Strategy and Operations Officer Kylie Colvin. The session was moderated by De La Salle University Executive Director of Advancement and Alumni Relations Office Edwin Theodoro Reyes.
The best practices of handling and establishing alumni relations were thoroughly discussed during the session. Challenges of filling the gap between graduates’ competency and industry standards and how to solve it were also added to the discourse.
THE Campus Live Southeast Asia is a two-day affair held at DLSU Manila. The event gathered academic and administrative higher education leaders, industry partners, and policy experts together to explore more ways to achieve institutional success.