- 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
- 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.
- 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
SW1A 0PW London
Tickets Available From:
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
- Higher Education Conference 2018
The Higher Education Conference 2018, is to take place on the 9th October at QEII Centre, London The Conference will discuss and debate current reforms in the sector and tackle the challenges impacting the future of Higher Education.
What’s new for Higher Education 2018?
Hear about the key role of the Office for Students
The New Regulatory Framework for Higher Education
Examining the future of ...Read more
- HEPI annual lecture
NCUP through its affiliation to HEPI has pleasure in extending the following invitation to all members:
2018 HEPI Annual Lecture at the Royal Geographical Society, Tuesday 27th November 2018 from 6 p.m.
Global Africa: Nelson Mandela and the meaning of decolonizing knowledge and universities – problems and opportunities
Professor Ihron Rensburg, Former Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the ...Read more
- Baroness Alison Wolf at the House of Lords
Alison, Professor The Baroness Wolf of Dulwich, addressed the National Conference of University Professors (NCUP)and other guests at a lunch at the House of Lords on 16th May. The topic of her talk was ‘British Universities as International Institutions: Are They Under Threat?’ Baroness Wolf pointed out that the British Universities are a great success ...Read more
- 2nd Future Ed Tech Conference, London on June 15-16th 2018
NCUP Council member, Professor Christina Preston was on the Steering Committee of the 2nd Future Ed Tech Conference held in London on June 15-16th.
Professor Margaret Cox (Immediate Past President of NCUP) also spoke at this very large Future Ed Technology 2-day conference in London. She chaired a Round Table session; speaking on Teaching and Learning ...Read more
- Annual Education Luncheon and Lecture
This event was held at Foyles Book Store, Charing Cross Road.
March 13th. 12.30 – 15.00
Place: Level 6 at Foyles, Foyles Bookshop Auditorium, Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0DT
Date: 13th March 2018 – reception at 12:30.
Speaker: Professor Diana Laurillard
Title of Professor Laurillard’s talk: ‘Why should HE be able to make learning at scale feasible through technology?’
The talk ...Read more
- Why should learning at scale be feasible through technology?
Professor Diana Laurillard
The London Knowledge Lab, University College London,
Institute of Education
Venue: King’s College London
3rd March 2018 – 13.30 – 15.30 (including buffet lunch)
Professor Laurillard is a world renowned Professor of Learning with Digital Technologies at the London Knowledge Lab, UCL Institute of Education giving Keynote speeches all over the world and online.
Her research includes large-scale ...Read more
- NCUP Seminar Research Excellence & Publishing Open Access, Data, Copyright Impact
3rd April 2017 9:30am – 16:30pm King’s College, London WC2R 2LS
Professor Margaret Cox welcomed delegates to the seminar on a wide range of issues relating to academic publishing, copyright, open access and impact in the context of the Research Excellence Framework. Eight presentations were given, followed by lengthy discussions and a roundtable session at the ...Read more
- House of Lords Luncheon – 9th May 2017
The NCUP patron: The Rt Hon the Baroness Perry of Southwark and Lord Inglewood hosted a banquet luncheon to discuss future prospects for higher education
Download a report of Lord Inglewood’s Speech
Luncheon In the Cholmondeley Room & Terrace
May 9th. 2017, 12.30pm – 2.30pm
Our Patron, Baroness Perry of Southwark hosted the NCUP luncheon together with Lord ...Read more
- NCUP President Gives Keynote Speech at the GITEX Conference and Exhibition at the World Trade Centre in Dubai
Professor Margaret J Cox represented the only University in the World at the GITEX conference/exhibition in Dubai at the Dubai World Trade Centre in October 2015. In addition to giving the keynote speech, Professor Cox was also on an expert panel at the TechVerticals Digital Education Conference
GITEX Technology Weeks the leading ICT event in the Middle East, ...Read more