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Access to higher education and student success summit 13 Nov 2019

In February the then Universities Minister Chris Skidmore called for greater improvement on access, and last year the Office for Students rolled out new regulation on this topic. This conference will give you the opportunity to receive up-to-date briefings on the current issues and regulation surrounding widening participation and student success, as well as an opportunity to discuss with experts and colleagues on how best to drive student access and success.

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Consultation on Higher Technical Education (levels 4-5) in England – events in September for your diary

To attend an event, simply click on the relevant Eventbrite link and register. 


Event 1: London, Wednesday 4 September



Event 2: Newcastle, Thursday 5 September



Event 3: Exeter, Wednesday 11 September



Event 4: Birmingham, Thursday 12 September



Event 5: London, Tuesday 17 September



Event 6: Manchester, Wednesday 18 September


ILR training webinar This webinar for further education colleges covered key areas of the Individualised Learner Record (ILR) data.

For many further education colleges the use of Individualised Learner Record (ILR) data by the Office for Students remains a mystery.

This webinar explained:

  • what the OfS uses the data for
  • the key ILR fields used
  • how the data should and should not be returned.

To watch the video click here

CVU Annual Conference 2019: The Future of Partnerships 12 – 13 September 2019, Copthorne Hotel, Birmingham

Confirmed Speakers
- Mr Douglas Blackstock, Chief Executive, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education 
- Gordon McKenzie, Chief Executive, GuildHE
- Professor Nick Petford, Vice Chancellor, University of Northampton
- Lord Michael Bichard, Member of the House of Lords
- David Kernohan, Associate Editor, WonkHE
- Simon Emmett, Chief Executive, IDP Education
- Daniel Shah, Director of Research, British Council
- Celia Partridge, Assistant Director, Partnerships and Mobility, Universities UK International
- Janet Ilieva, Director, Education Insights

For further information and tickets see here