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Strategic fundraising for leaders in higher education 2018

27 Mar 2018, 09:30 - 17:30
20 Tavistock Square 
United Kingdom


Strategic Fundraising for Leaders in Higher Education 2018 is a joint Universities UK and CASE Europe senior-level conference on how to develop and boost philanthropy in higher education institutions. ​

Hear from experts and specialists in a variety of panel debates, plenary sessions and smaller, practical workshop sessions, followed by a drinks reception.​​

Key themes to be covered

  • Leadership response to changes to fundraising regulation
  • What skills and knowledge will be required to react to these changes
  • Essential skills for senior leaders
  • Fundraising as part of the overall strategy and objectives

Explore 4 key areas

  • Talent: philanthropy as a skill
  • Governance and investment
  • Systems: Responding to the changes to fundraising regulation
  • Success: Return on investment for fundraising

Who should attend?

Vice-chancellors, deans, senior leaders and directors of development, particularly those who are considering scaling up their fundraising function and seeking to ensure continuous, sustainable growth.​


"Great to focus on key strategic issues and an excellent opportunity to meet other Directors and VC/PVCs from other institutions."

Nicole Gillham, Director of Development and External Engagement, Architectural Association School of Architecture, UK

"A great introduction to current thinking in fundraising for the UK HE Sector. Knowledgeable and experienced speakers."

Professor Sir Pete Downes, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of Dundee, UK

 In partnership with:

Rachael Firth

Rachael Firth

Head of Events and Conferences
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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