Even before Covid-19, the UK job market has been facing systemic disruption. The rise of technology and the digital revolution mean that students starting their studies now will often end up working in roles that do not exist yet. This, combined with the normalisation of remote learning and collaboration, mean that digital skills and agile, transferable skills are more important than ever before.
Why should you attend?
This online conference will bring together leaders from both the higher education and private sectors to scope out what the future of work will look like for today's students and graduates. Featuring practical case studies and leading voices on skills policy, this conference is an ideal opportunity to reflect on and review your organisation's employability strategy. Our headline speakers include:
- Neha Agarwal, Head of Research and Insight, HESA
- Professor Debra Humphris, Vice-Chancellor, University of Brighton
- Claire Tunley, CEO, Financial Services Skills Commission
- Rebecca Montacute, Research and Policy Manager, The Sutton Trust
- Nicola Doherty, Head of Education EMEA & LATAM, LinkedIn
Sessions we will be running include:
- Supporting graduates 2020/2021
- The role of universities in economic and social recovery
- Combatting skills shortages
- Alternative pathways into the workforce
- The future of the careers service
- 'Skills or Jobs' white paper: an analysis
Who should attend?
This conference will be useful for all university staff who have responsibility for or play a part in student and graduate employability or skills development. Possible titles are suggested below, but we encourage anyone interested in the topic to attend:
- Pro Vice-Chancellor, Employability and Partnerships
- Pro Vice-Chancellor/Director, Innovation & Enterprise
- Director/Head of Careers & Employability Service
- Director/Head of Employability and Enterprise
- Director of Academic Development/Services
- Employer Liaison Director
- Academic Registrar
- Academic Quality/Partnerships Manager
- Policy Lead/Head of Apprenticeships/Short Courses
- Director of Teaching and Learning
- Director/Head of Student Services
- Head of Internal Partnerships & Programmes (Student Employability)
If you have any questions about this or any other of our events, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07500 441505.
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