How can universities be a driving force for change in broader society and what role should their leaders play in our ever developing world?

These were just some of the questions posed during a conversation on Global and National University Leaders and the Implications for Universities at the recent HELM Summit 2022. The virtual summit, held from 15 to 17 November, was co-hosted by Universities South Africa’s Higher Education Leadership and Management (HELM) programme in collaboration with the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences (CCAS), a representative association of Deans of Arts and Sciences in the United States of America. The summit explored innovative leadership development solutions for sustainability and change in higher education in South Africa, on the African continent and worldwide.