- NCUP annual lecture 17 February 2021
A New Vision for Higher Education Post Covid-19: From Policy-Takers to Policy-Makers
Sir Anthony Seldon
This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, our annual lecture was delivered virtually; 48 people attended including NCUP members and affiliates and members of the general public. The lecture is available on YouTube and as a podcast.
Introduced by NCUP President, Janet Wilson, as ... Read more
- HEPI and the European Universities Consortium webinar
HEPI and the European Universities Consortium are delighted to invite you to a webinar on ‘Should more UK students consider higher education in Europe?’, to be held online on Monday 7 December 2020, between 10am – 11am.
Join the panel discussion with university speakers from Ireland, Austria, Spain, Italy, Switzerland and Germany and chaired by HEPI ... Read more
- NEW WEBINAR: HEPI x London Metropolitan University, Tuesday 10 November: How can universities support their local communities during the Coronavirus pandemic?
HEPI, in conjunction with London Metropolitan University, is delighted to invite you to a webinar ‘How can universities support their local communities during the Coronavirus pandemic?’, on Tuesday 10 November at 12pm-1pm.
This free one hour webinar, bringing together leading voices and insight from universities and local government, will focus on what role universities ... Read more
- Invitation to HEPI / Lloyds webinar on ‘The long-term impact of COVID-19 on the higher education sector’
HEPI, with support from Lloyds Bank, is delighted to invite you to a webinar on ‘The long-term impact of COVID-19 on the higher education sector’ on Wednesday 4 November between 11am – 12.15pm
The events of 2020 have meant higher education institutions and policymakers have needed to focus on the immediate challenges facing them in order ... Read more
- Webinar on ‘The Research Landscape’
HEPI, in conjunction with Elsevier, is delighted to invite you to a webinar on ‘The Research Landscape’, on Tuesday 20 October at 9.45am to 12pm
This free half-day webinar, which includes a keynote address from Amanda Solloway, the Minister for Science, Research and Innovation, will focus on the research landscape in, and after, the pandemic. Looking ... Read more
- How do we improve access and participation in higher education in an age of COVID-19?
Nick Hillman, Director of HEPI has sent the following invitation to NCUP members and asks that we circulate this to colleagues
‘How do we improve access and participation in higher education in an age of COVID-19?’ on Wednesday 30 September at 2.30pm to 3.45pm
COVID-19 is having a radical impact on the way universities operate. Attention ... Read more
- HEPI webinar – ‘Open for business? Students’ views on entering the labour market’
The webinar will last for approximately 30 minutes and will explore the findings from the forthcoming HEPI Policy Note ‘Open for business? Students’ views on entering the labour market’, which will be published on Tuesday 28 April. This results of a survey of over 1,000 full-time undergraduate students on starting their career will be presented ... Read more
- 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 – 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
- 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