Asia's Most Innovative International Higher Education Conference



QS Asia-Pacific Professional Leaders in Education – QS-APPLE – is the prime conference and exhibition for international educators in Asia, Europe, America and Australasia.

Key Components:

  • Parallel sessions – featuring general and specific aspects of international higher education
  • Plenary sessions – with keynote addresses by leading authorities on higher education
  • QS Squared Debate – Exciting, interactive engagement of the academia for the better understanding of higher education concepts
  • QS Rankosium – providing insightful knowledge on university rankings
  • Exhibition – leading universities and other higher education institutions from around the world showcasing their institutions and program
  • Creative Awards – for best international education promotional design in four categories
  • Vibrant social program – comprising ice-breaker reception, conference dinner and closing lunch during the three conference days, for more relaxed networking


Delegates are often senior and middle-ranking academics and university and college administrators from around the world, who aspire to advance the international success of their institutions and students through global partnerships and collaborations.


November 25 – 27, 2015
Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre (MCEC), Melbourne, Australia

Organizing partner: RMIT University, Melbourne

November 2016
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Organizing partner: Universiti Malaysia Perlis

November 2017
Taichung, Taiwan

Organizing partner: China Medical University

November 2018
Seoul, South Korea

Organizing partner: Chung-Ang University

Visit www.qsapple.org for more information

For Asia and rest of the world:
Mandy Mok - Mob: +65 9841 9121 / Email: mm@qs.com

For Middle East, North Africa and India:
Ashwin Fernandes - Mob: +65 9338 0322 / Email: ashwin@qs.com

For Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa:
Willberth Sanchez - Mob: +65 9029 2159 / Email: wilberth@qs.com