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Enhancing the student experience

27 Feb 2020, 09:30 - 17:00
Woburn House,
Tavistock Square, 
Kings Cross, 
London WC1H 9HQ

​Overview

Climate change, free speech, and decolonisation; these are only some of the issues universities need to start addressing in addition to other priorities, such as mental wellbeing and student support. A new generation of students are entering higher education, with new expectations of their university experience. 

This one-day conference hosted by Universities UK will bring together sector leaders to look at how the sector can enhance the student experience in a drastically fast-moving world. The conference is an opportunity for delegates to hear from and engage with experts as well as network with colleagues and speakers. Confirmed speakers include Professor Robert Allison, Vice-Chancellor, Loughborough University and Professor Chris Day, Vice-Chancellor, Newcastle University.

Why should you attend?

During the day delegates will have the chance to hear from experts from institutions across the United Kingdom. We will be looking into how to build on the experience of students, and explore new opportunities to ensure that your student experience strategy is ever evolving to meet the needs of a changing generation of students.

Who should attend:

This conference is open to all with an interest in this topic, however will be particularly useful for staff who have responsibility for or play a part in any aspect of the student experience. Relevant job titles include:

  • Director/Head of Student Services
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Experience)
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor for Learning & Teaching
  • Director/Head of Student Experience/Engagement
  • Director/Head of Education
  • Director/Head of Student Wellbeing and Support
  • Student Experience Manager/Officer
  • Student Welfare Manager/Officer
  • Student Support Manager/Officer
  • Students' Union staff

If you have any questions about this or any other of our events, please contact us on events@universitiesuk.ac.uk or 020 7419 5535.

We have a range of sponsorship opportunities available at this event. Please contact Esther Dudley, Head of Events and Engagement for information, tel: 020 7419 5412; email: esther.dudley@universitiesuk.ac.uk.

 Sponsored by:

Sanaa Busaidy-Hubert

Sanaa Busaidy-Hubert

Events Producer
Universities UK

Esther Dudley

Head of Events and Engagement
Universities UK

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