Univer sities have a large part to play in preparing students for the 21st century labor market by promoting international educational experiences.
have a large part to play in意为‘能极大地帮助，能在……中发挥很大的作用”，相当于play an important role ino prepare sb. for sth.意为“使某人为某事做好准备”。
1. havelplay a part (in sth.)意为“参与某事”。如:
The managers should play their fill part in negotiations.
2. play a part in还意为“对·一有影响，起作用”。如:
Exercising plays an important part in losing weight.
3. take part in意为“参加，参与”。如:
I'd like to take part in the discussion.我想参与讨论。