In partnership with the Association of Canadian College and University Ombudspersons (ACCUO), the European Network of Ombuds in Higher Education (ENOHE), and the International Ombuds Association (IOA), AORC is organising a webinar “SHOWCASING HIGHER EDUCATION OMBUDSMAN.”

The “Showcasing Sectoral Ombudsman (Higher Education Ombudsman)” webinar will discuss the legal basis and mandate of the Higher Education Ombudsman, the relationship with the national Ombudsman, the process for the appointment and removal of staff, and the independence and reporting structures of the Higher Education Ombudsman. The webinar will also guide establishing a Higher Education Ombudsman’s office, lessons learned, and advice based on the speakers’ respective experiences.

Date: Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Time: (15 :00 – 16: 50 SA) GMT+2 (8 – 9 :50 AM ET)

With :

  • Adv. Zetu Makamandela-Mguqulwa, former Ombudsman, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
  • Hon. Amanda Dean, Ombudsman for Staff and Faculty at Austin Community College, Austin, Texas, United States of America.
  • Hon. Natalie Sharpe, Director of the Office of the Student Ombuds, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Hon. Jean Grier, Vice-President of the European Network of Ombuds in Higher Education (ENOHE), United Kingdom ENOHE

The Facilitator is Hon. Julie Boncompain, Protector of Rights, Rights Protection Office, Polytechnique Montreal.

Please CLICK HERE to confirm your attendance

Simultaneous interpretation will be available in English, French, Portuguese, and Arabic

Issued by

The African Ombudsman Research Centre

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