The Impact of Digitalisation on Higher Education in Europe and South Asia

13 May 2019

Stuart MacDonald’s report for British Council Pakistan, looking at how higher education in Europe and South Asia compare in their approach to the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The report was launched at the British Council’s Going Global 2019 conference in Berlin on 14 May.

The British Council Pakistan commissioned this study to help build a better understanding of the state and influence of the digital globalisation of knowledge and its relation to Higher Education in South Asia, and Europe. Both regions are at the beginning of a Fourth Industrial Revolution that is fundamentally changing the way people live, work and relate to one another. Both regions are impacted by globalisation and both will have a crucial role to play in shaping its future. Both regions believe that the digitalisation of knowledge can bring enormous benefits and unprecedented opportunities for everyone, as it helps build more prosperous, sustainable, secure, and equitable societies. Read more