- Annual House of Lords reception and luncheon 20 May 2022
Over 70 members and friends of the National Conference of University Professors attended the annual House of Lords reception and luncheon on the wet morning of 20 May 2022. Travelling from all over UK, professors and their associates met for the first time in over two years, to catch-up re-establish links and make some new connections ...Read more
- Understanding China – The study of China and Mandarin in UK schools and universities
HEPI is delighted to invite you to a HEPI webinar on ‘Understanding China – The study of China and Mandarin in UK schools and universities’ on Thursday 31 March 2022 at 9am to 10.15am
On Thursday, 31 March 2022, HEPI, with support from the University of St Andrews, is publishing a major new paper on the ...Read more
- 2022 HEPI Annual Conference
SAVE THE DATE: 2022 HEPI Annual Conference
Challenges for the future? The student experience, good governance and institutional autonomy
Thursday 9 June 2022
One Great George Street
Further details to follow
- Back to the Future: Oral and Mental Health Across the Ages
Thursday 5th – Sunday 8th May 2022
Face to face activities are planned to be held at the Hotel Bellerive but will be reorganised according to changing circumstances
Thursday 5th May: Arrival and Social Gatherings
Art icebreaker led by Jenny Wright and Nigel Fleet
Quiz time hosted by Dharmesh and Sue Chauhan
Gather for an informal meet for dinner at ...Read more
- “From in-person teaching to avatars in the metaverse: just how many ‘realities’ will universities have to address in future?”
Cholmondeley Room & Terrace
The House of Lords
20th May 2022
11.45am – 2.30pm
Professor Dame Madeleine Atkins, DBE, DL, FAcSS, became the ninth president of Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge, on October 1st, 2018.
Her background includes reading Law and History as an undergraduate at Cambridge University, teaching in a large comprehensive school in Huntingdon, and completing a ...Read more
- Australian Association of University Professors annual conference 2022
Academics in the University of the 21st Century
Thursday February 17th, 2022
- HEPI / Advance HE webinar series – Schedule
What is the future of higher education?
Wednesday 9 February 2022, 11am to 12.15pm via Zoom
Is higher education headed for a revolution or more gradual evolution? What do higher education institutions of the future look like? Today’s universities face uncertain funding, the need for increased digital technology, fluctuations in demand and questions over the role of ...Read more
- Webinar on ‘Living Black at University’
Invitation to a webinar on ‘Living Black at University’: Launch of new research into the experiences of Black students in student accommodation, Thursday 3 February 2022, at 11am to 12.15pm
We are pleased to invite you to a webinar hosted jointly by HEPI and Unite Students to launch new research looking at the experiences of ...Read more
- NCUP 2022 Annual Education Lecture
10.00 am 23 February 2022 (by Zoom) . To be followed by the NCUP AGM at 11.15.
‘My family and other dyscientics’
By Professor Mike Watts, Department of Education, College of Business, Arts and Social Science, Brunel University, London
In this lecture I introduce both members of my family and the term dysciencia. I intend by dysciencia ...Read more
- NCUP Seminar series: Truth about Health- Sound Bites or Media Hype?
The Council Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS
10.00 – 14.00 – 24th January 2024
10.00 – 10.30 Arrival and coffee – Online login – MSTeams
10.30 – 10.50 Introduction: Partial and Impartial Truths
Chair Professor Margaret Cox, OBE (NCUP Past-President) King’s College London.
10.50 – 11.30 Conflicting Messages from Scientific and Medical Research Communities
Professor David Walton. University of Coventry. (NCUP Council member)
11.30 ...Read more
- Registration for the Climate Risk Summit now open
Registration for the Climate Risk Summit is now open, hosted by the COP26 Universities Network.
The second virtual conference from the network, the Climate Risk Summit will be taking place virtually, on 29 September – 1 October.
The Climate Risk Summit will provide a forum for discussion of climate risk topics and aims to bring key climate risk information to the ...Read more
- 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
- Speaker of the 2021 NCUP (Virtual) Annual Education lecture, to be delivered at the AGM on 17 February is Sir Anthony Seldon
NCUP (Virtual) Annual Education Lecture
17th February 2021 at 11.00 a.m.
to be addressed by Sir Anthony Seldon
“A New Vision for Higher Education Post Covid-19”
Universities worldwide were long overdue change before COVID-19 struck us in March 2020. We were under threat from multiple directions, including affordability, continued relevance, new technologies, changing job requirements, intrusive and critical ...Read more
- What is the future of student fees and funding?
HEPI is delighted to invite you to a HEPI webinar on ‘What is the future of student fees and funding?’ on Thursday 28 January 2021 from 11am to 12.15pm
Confirmed speakers currently include:
Alan Roff, author of the upcoming HEPI report Student Finance in England 2012-2020: From fiscal illusion to graduate contribution? (published on 21 January 2021)
Lord ...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