EVENTS

EVENTS

Upcoming events

  • NCUP – House of Lords on 21st May 2020 The University Sector: Criticisms and Remedies This event has now been cancelled  until further notice. Further information will be provided in due course. “The University sector has suffered its share of criticism in recent months. Charges of elitism, failure to prepare students for the world of work, too much emphasis on research at the expense of teaching ... Read more

Past events

  • Report on the NCUP 2020 AGM and annual Education Lecture This year’s AGM was held on 21 February at the Gordon Museum of Pathology, Guy’s Campus, Kings College, London, and featured a lecture by Professor Stephen Barber, titled: ‘What happens after Brexit?’ Stephen Barber is Professor of Global Affairs and Assistant Dean for Programmes, Business and Management, Regents University, London and he studies global political economy, ... Read more
  • NCUP – Annual Education Lecture addressed by Dr Stephen Barber – 21st February 2020 What Happens Now ‘Brexit is Done’? “Now that the withdrawal bill has passed and the UK is leaving the EU, it must face up to the fundamental contradictions presented by Brexit. Universities must navigate the confusion. For Britain, this is about addressing, on the one hand, the rejection of globalisation demanded by so many leave voters who ... Read more
  • NCUP Bursary Scheme Applications are now open for the next round of the NCUP (National Conference of University Professors) bursary scheme which has been running for more than three years and has awarded bursaries so far to 13 postgraduate students. In order to apply for a NCUP bursary, postgraduate students should submit a short statement about their doctoral research, ... Read more
  • NCUP AGM 2020 NCUP AGM is taking place at the Gordon Museum on 21st February 2020, following the Annual Lecture. Read more
  • Report on Sir Oliver Letwin’s talk at the House of Lords 23rd May 2019 The Meaning of a University NCUP HOUSE OF LORDS LUNCH 23.05.19 The Right Honourable Sir Oliver Letwin MP Sir Oliver Letwin addressed the NCUP luncheon at the House of Lords, a gathering of 70, which was hosted by Baroness Pauline Perry, on ‘The meaning of a university’. Speaking without notes Sir Oliver began by saying this topic had ... Read more
  • Hepi Annual Conference, 13th, June 2019 Hepi Annual Conference, What is University For? Future-proofing the sector in the age of risk and regulation Thursday 13th June 2019 at the National Gallery, London Dear NCUP Members, The Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) is holding its Annual Conference on Thursday 13th June, 9am – 4.00pm in the Sainsbury Wing at the National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London. ... Read more
  • University of Brescia Conference, May 2018: Professor Terence Davis’s keynote address NCUP again played a major role in the ‘Innovations in Education Colloquium’ hosted annually by the University of Brescia in North Italy (3-6th May 2018). Last year for its 15th iteration, the theme was ‘Transformation in Education’. Prof Terence Davis OBE, President of NCUP was an invited keynote speaker. His address titled, ‘Transformation of Education, A journey ... Read more
  • House of Lords Luncheon, May 2019 You are invited to the following memorable event: HOUSE OF LORDS LUNCHEON The Rt Hon Sir Oliver Letwin, MP Thursday 23rd May 2019 Cholmondeley Room and Terrace       Luncheon to be held in this historic setting on the Thames: House of Lords Houses of Parliament Parliament Square SW1A 0PW London United Kingdom View Map Tickets Available From: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/house-of-lords-luncheon-with-sir-oliver-letwin-mp-on-23rd-may-2019-tickets-59071268755#tickets Doors Open at 1200 for 12.30 ... Read more
  • NCUP AGM 22 March 2019 The next AGM will be held at Kings College London ( Kings Building, Strand Campus) from 15:30 to 16:45  pm on Friday 22nd March 2019. It will be preceded by a buffet  lunch  from 13:00 to 14:30 followed by a  public lecture  from 14:30 to 15:30 pm in The Old Committee (the Principal’s) Room . There will also be ... Read more
  • Next Steps for Research Integrity in Higher Education Central London | Thursday 11th October | 11.00am – 3.30pm With UKRI and Research England now fully established and beginning to consider the need for new Research Integrity policies, now is the time for HEIs to ensure they are up-to-date with sector developments and to learn from leading universities. Attend this timely Westminster Briefing for a full ... Read more