The Department of Education Studies hosted a visit by Prof. Prue Holmes, Professor of International and Intercultural Education at Durham University, United Kingdom, from 17 to 21 December 2018.  In the capacity as Departmental Consultant, Prof. Holmes gave an open seminar on "Writing and publishing a 4* paper: Possibilities, opportunities, and challenges". She also held meetings with the EDUC RAE Working Group to share her UK Research Excellence Framework experiences and give advice on the preparation for the RAE 2020. Colleagues were privileged to have the opportunity to seek for her expertise comments on impact case studies and research outputs during the visit.