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Study UK Annual Conference 2015

The Study UK Annual Conference 2015 was held on Wednesday 14 October at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London, sponsored by the QAA.

Photos from the Conference can be viewed in our online gallery below (hovering your mouse over the first image will enable you to click through the slideshow):

Study UK Conference 2015

The Study UK Annual Conference is the only conference specifically tailored to the interests of independent further and higher education providers. Delegates were invited to:

  • Hear from Sir Anthony Seldon, the leading educationalist who transformed the fortunes of Wellington College, as he takes the reins at the UK's first private university
  • Learn about the future of HE quality assessment and the implications for Alternative Providers
  • Meet the new government officials responsible for the regulation of independent higher education providers (speakers now including Debbie Oliver, Head of the Alternative Provider Intelligence Unit at BIS)
  • Be inspired to take their courses online with our digital learning session
  • Ask an acknowledged expert everything you want to know about international marketing
  • Final speaker confirmations also include Carl Lygo (Vice Chancellor at BPP University), Gordon McKenzie (Chief Executive at GuildHE), and Marie Clark (Head of Marketing and Communications at Hobsons)

Check out the conference brochure for full details.

Speakers included:

  • Graham Able, Chairman of Exporting Education UK
  • Sam Bowman, Deputy Director of the Adam Smith Institute
  • Perrin Carey, Director of Eunomiasolutions
  • Nichola Carter, Principal Solicitor at Carter Thomas Solicitors
  • Marie Clark, Head of Marketing and Communications at Hobsons
  • Ian Coates, Deputy Director for Alternative Providers at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)
  • Steve Hall, Head of Strategic Engagement at HEFCE
  • Yvonne Hawkins, Director (Universities & Colleges) at HEFCE
  • Nick Hillman, Director of the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI)
  • Dr Neil Kemp OBE, Director of Neil Kemp Education
  • Ian Kimber, Director of Quality Development at QAA
  • Mark Leach, Director and Editor in Chief of Wonkhe
  • Carl Lygo, Vice Chancellor at BPP University
  • Gordon McKenzie, Chief Executive at GuildHE
  • Anne Miller, Registrar at Buckingham University
  • Debbie Oliver, Head of Alternative Provider Intelligence Unit, at BIS
  • Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Buckingham
  • Justin Spooner, Consultant at FutureLearn
  • Rob Stroud, Head of Alternative Provider Engagement at HEFCE
  • James Taylor, Chief Executive of ICMP Online

Date and location
Wednesday 14 October 2015
Registration: 9.00am | Programme starts: 9.30am | Drinks reception: 5.30pm
Grand Connaught Rooms, 61-65 Great Queen Street, London, England, WC2B 5DA

Booking information
Study UK members: £160. Non-members: £195. (Exempt from VAT)
20% discount available for additional delegates registered on the same booking

Click here to book online via www.studyuktraining.com or contact the events team:
T: 020 7608 7090 | F: 020 7608 7961 | E: events@study-uk.org