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David Willetts, QAA and ISI at Study UK Conference

1 November 2012

Wednesday 28th November 2012 will see Study UK's 2012 AGM and Conference take place, kindly hosted by UKTI at the BIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0ET (click here for a map).

Attendance is free for Study UK members, while interested non-members may attend for just £49 per delegate. The programme runs from 9:30am until 4:30pm, with a complimentary lunch provided. Speakers include:

– Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science
Anthony McClaran, Chief Executive, the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA)
Christine Ryan, Chief Inspector, the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI)
Bharat Pamnani, Assistant Director – Sponsorship, UK Border Agency

The morning will feature a review of 2012, a session on Tier 4 updates from the UK Border Agency and a panel discussion on international students and immigration policies. The afternoon will then shift focus to the new Quality Assurance arrangements for our sector (break-out sessions with either QAA or ISI), a keynote address by the Universities Minister David Willetts, and an update on important new policies from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills related to regulatory powers and the public funding of independent sector students. The day will close with a discussion of plans, prospects and campaigns for 2013.

Please book your place at the Conference using our secure online booking form at the following address: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/33S5KMV. Bookings will close on Friday 23rd November so make sure to reserve your place in good time.



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