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Access to higher education and student success summit 2017: Managing change and unlocking the future

14 Nov 2017, 09:30 - 16:30
20 Tavistock Square 
United Kingdom 


A national one-day conference giving you the opportunity to examine the key institutional and operational issues which are currently surrounding access, participation and success in UK universities. Organised by Universities UK and Action on Access, the conference will explore the implications of the recent changes in the sector for your institution, and will provide insight and the information you need to successfully plan and manage around them.​

Key themes to be examined at this conference on Access to Higher Education and Student Success include:

  • Understanding the changing sector landscape and the implications

  • Successful models of collaboration          

  • Research findings and how best to use these

  • Using toolkits and resources effectively

  • Peer to peer networking and knowledge exchange

Why are we talking about Access to Higher Education and Student Success now?​

More than ever for this 2017 annual summit on Access, Widening Participation and Student Success, delegates face a raft of changes – the new Higher Education and Research Act, the introduction of the Office for Students and the Teaching Excellence Framework, the merging of sector agencies, merged quality agencies, and sharp apprenticeship developments, all set in the context of Brexit, changing UK governments and the many strands of devolution. The Summit will give you the opportunity to receive the most up to date briefing on the current issues surrounding access, participation and success, and to discuss the implications and how to successfully navigate the sector changes.

 In partnership with:

Rachael Firth

Rachael Firth

Head of Events and Conferences
Universities UK

Agnes Jacobs

Agnes Jacobs

Events Producer
Universities UK

Katie Ross

Katie Ross

Events Officer
Universities UK

Holly Wildish-Jones

Holly Wildish-Jones

Events and Marketing Assistant
Universities UK


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