20 Tavistock Square
Universities UK's annual Marketing and communications in higher education conference returns. A highlight of the year, this one-day event will bring together communications, marketing, external relations and digital professionals to discuss the changing communications landscape we find ourselves in, and the associated risks and opportunities.
The prevalence of social media is blurring lines between the public and private spheres. This presents a great opportunity for universities to engage students on a more personal level than ever before, while an increasingly rapacious news cycle and distrustful political atmosphere are creating a challenging environment for universities to make their case to the public.
This conference will be useful for staff who have responsibility for or play a part in the communications and marketing strategy of their organisation. All with an interest in this topic may attend, but relevant job titles include:
If you have any questions about this or any other of our events, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 7419 5535.
We also 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: email@example.com.
Amanda Broderick, Vice-Chancellor, University of East London - invited
Tiffany St James, former Head of Public Participation for the UK Government and Executive Director of the British Interactive Media Association - invited
Michael Thompson, Deputy Director of Communications & External Relations, Universities UK
Fiona Samson, GREAT Britain Campaign Director, Education & Society, British Council
Maya Frost, Digital Manager, Education & Society, British Council
Charlotte Urwin, Head of Standards, IPSO
Tamsin Starr, Head of News, University of Cambridge
Louella Houldcroft, Senior Communications Manager, Newcastle University
Rachael Tyler, Engagement & Campaign Manager, University of Southampton – invited
Nicola Marsh, Associate Director, Social and political research, ComRes
Panel including journalists, marketing specialists and student representatives.