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UK universities: preparing for Brexit

29 Nov 2018, 09:30 - 16:30
20 Tavistock Square 
United Kingdom

This national one-day conference will give you the opportunity to examine the key institutional and operational aspects of Brexit, to consider where we are, and to discuss what happens next. Organised by Universities UK, the day will explore the implications for your institution and discuss the best way to ensure your institution can be successful regardless of the outcomes of the Brexit deal.

Why should you attend?

On the 29 March 2019 the United Kingdom will be leaving the European Union and as it currently stands there is still no practical plan or guidance on how to prepare for the results of the departure.

This event will aim to assist delegates whose roles in higher education will be most affected by this departure. It will be a chance for delegates to think about the possible scenarios they may find themselves in and the most practical ways to deal with what comes next. Throughout the day we will explore a range of key topics including but not limited to:

  • Immigration and recruitment
  • Research funding
  • Erasmus
  • Continued engagement with EU partners

Using a variety of formats, including plenary talks, panels and workshops, this event will be a way for delegates to comes together to discuss the future of higher education in the UK in a way that ensures everyone leaves feeling certain that regardless of whether there is a deal or not, they feel prepared to mitigate the risks and build a strategic plan that will ensure the success of their institution.  

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Sanaa Busaidy-Hubert

Sanaa Busaidy-Hubert

Events Producer
Universities UK

Esther Dudley

Head of Events and Engagement
Universities UK

Nuzhat Fatima

Nuzhat Fatima

Events Assistant
Universities UK

Hazel Kwatia

Hazel Kwatia

Senior Events Officer
Universities UK


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