The Globalization of Higher Education: Payment Trends, Challenges, and Solutions

Education has become a global industry, unimpeded by the constraints of geographical borders, time zones, or currencies. However, with all the new opportunities that globalization has offered, there have also been increased challenges and risks.

Attend this 45-minute webinar presented by the Chronicle of Higher Education and Western Union® Business Solutions and learn how your institution can capitalize on these opportunities, while also helping improve business processes and potentially protecting itself against unnecessary risk.

Catherine Cullen, Head of Education Solutions for Western Union Business Solutions in EMEA will address the opportunities and challenges that International Students represent to educational institutions. She’ll speak with Eric Gillespie, Finance Operations Manager from St. Andrews University, who will provide a case study example of how his institution was able to improve their incoming payment solution by working with Catherine’s team.

Western Union Business Solutions’ Ben Kavalec, VP Commercial Sales along with Nancy Majerek, Treasury Manager from Notre Dame will discuss how Notre Dame was able to work with Western Union Business Solutions for their outgoing payments, helping the efficiency of their Accounting Department.

As your university globalizes, learn about how our exciting products and services can help take the hassle out of international payments.

Learning objectives:
  • An understanding of the current trends and projects for the globalization of higher education.
  • How to simplify the process for receiving international student payments.
  • A clear understanding of the benefits of a global payment network.
  • An overview of exotic currency trends, including Brazil, China, and India.