You will hear a short lecture. Write a summary for a fellow student who was not present at the lecture. You should write 50 – 70 words. You have 10 minutes to finish this task. Your response will be judged on the quality of your writing and on how well your response presents the key points presented in the lecture.
The lecture was about how the universities are competing in different levels. To begin with, the universities compete for best domestic and international students and staff in the global academic job market. Furthermore, during the 21st century, universities in English speaking countries compete intensely for both government funding through an assessment on research quality and research contracts from private and public sectors. In the end, competitive environment of philanthropic donation is visible to vice-chancellors.