A New Deal for Students

Redesigning the student experience

Wednesday 28th January 2015

Holiday Inn Kensington Forum, London SW7

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Conference focus:

Pressure is building on higher education institutions to redesign elements of the student experience. Tuition fees up to £9000 a year, and increasing competition in student recruitment from both the UK and abroad has intensified the focus on evaluating and improving the student experience and finding a new deal. 

This one day conference will showcase expert best practice case studies and furnish you with the knowledge to help develop the student experience offering of your institution to keep up with the most successful institutions.

Perception of employability is moving centre stage in student calculations and employer recruitment practices.

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Confirmed speakers include:

Professor Julie Mennell, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic),  University of Sunderland

Bill Rammell, Vice Chancellor, University of Bedfordshire 

Andrew Crisp, Director and Co-Founder, CarringtonCrisp

Dr Elizabeth Smith, Executive Dean of Student Experience, University of St Mark and St John

Tim Stewart, Dean, BPP Business School

> View the agenda outline here

Why you should attend this event:

This conference is for academic leaders and institution managers from across higher education planning change and adapting course design, support services, monitoring progress and providing experiences to meet student demand in personal and professional development and employability.

Specifically this conference will:

  • Map out the fast changing landscape for the student experience
  • Hear the latest feedback from marketing experts
  • Look at the active student partnership
  • Hear from alternative models of higher education redesigning student experience
  • Hear what students and employers are looking for from Higher Education
  • Look at the elements of personal development, professional development and employability
  • Learn how to grasp opportunities from data and research to make continuous improvements
  • Develop strategies for improving student academic satisfaction 
  • Understand the challenge of alternative student HE experiences and differentiation in FE and Part time options
  • Understand new choices, a new deal for developing partnership between students and their academics and institutions
  • Look at student voices demanding change and modification
  • Understand how the availability of public information in surveys of students and employment destinations is changing the landscape for students 
  • Consider innovations in higher education sector and individual institutions
  • Learn from the best case studies and innovations in student experience
  • Understand how new forms of learning and teaching will change the student experience

Learn what topics will be addressed at this event and why you need to attend


Register your delegate place:

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Watch this conference online:

This conference will be filmed and broadcast live online as well as being made available to view on demand post event. Your whole institution can watch this event online for just £600 + VAT - and you still get to attend in person with a delegate place free of charge.

As an example you can watch a presentation below on "Public information as a driver to inform student choice" made by Professor Geoff Layer OBE, Vice-Chancellor, University of Wolverhampton at our last conference on the student experience:

> Simply select "Open Group Licence" when registering to provide online access to this event for your whole team.