Liz Jackson
Liz Jackson
Liz Jackson is a professor and head of the Department of International Education at the Education University of Hong Kong. She is the immediate past president and a Fellow of the Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia and the former director of the Comparative Education Research Centre at the University of Hong Kong.

Biology, epidemiology and other ‘hard’ sciences have received the bulk of attention and funding as the world tries to combat Covid-19. However, lasting success will require the kind of insight into human behaviour that only the social sciences and humanities can provide.


While being declared the most international university in the world by Times Higher Education is a recognition of the University of Hong Kong’s efforts to diversify its student body, non-local students face challenges from housing to social exclusion.

The need for multiculturalism, which can be defined as fair approaches to managing diversity and cultural understanding, has become urgent in Hong Kong.