THE UNIVERSITY OF BUCKINGHAM

Festival of Higher Education

28 – 29 June 2017

BOOK YOUR TICKETS


THE UNIVERSITY OF BUCKINGHAM

Festival of Higher Education

28 – 29 June 2017

BOOK YOUR TICKETS


THE UNIVERSITY OF BUCKINGHAM

Festival of Higher Education

28 – 29 June 2017

BOOK YOUR TICKETS


THE UNIVERSITY OF BUCKINGHAM

Festival of Higher Education

28 – 29 June 2017

BOOK YOUR TICKETS

FESTIVAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Who’s the festival for?

Whether you are a teacher, higher education professional, journalist or student, the Festival of Higher Education has much to offer.

Teachers

Hear the variety of viewpoints from our broad range of engaging speakers. Learn more about the transition from school to higher education and speak to the country’s most experienced admissions experts.

Higher Education Professionals

A broad range of leading thinkers from the HE sector will enlighten delegates with their dynamic perspectives. Contributions range from the current state of the sector to its untapped potential.

Journalists

Hear all the news about the higher education sector and what the future holds. Meet a wide range of HE’s top educationalists.

Students

Whether continuing with education or entering the graduate labour market, learn what the true value of a Higher Education qualification holds and how to shape your future.



Speakers and themes

Our impressive line-up of leading educationalists will be speaking on a diverse range of thought-provoking topics dealing with the most important issues that the higher education sector currently faces.

The Festival will include sessions on TEF, Degree and Higher Apprenticeships, widening participation, enterprise and entrepreneurship, wellbeing and mental health. There will also be key insights into attracting and retaining international students, freedom of speech, business and enterprise, partnerships with the HE sector, and careers education, information and guidance.

Challenging topics will be debated by the industry’s top experts, including: “Should the profit motive exist in HE?“, “Is it time to call time on university rankings?“ and “Does Brexit spell disaster for Higher Education?“
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Professor Les Ebdon

Chair, Office for Fair Access to Higher Education

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Professor Richard Layard

Programme Director for Wellbeing at London School of Economics


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Professor Tristram Hooley

Director of Research, The Careers & Enterprise Company

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Nick Hillman

Director of HEPI

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Ed Smith

Sports Journalist and former England cricketer

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Luke Johnson

Entrepreneur and Author


THE UNIVERSITY OF BUCKINGHAM

Festival of Higher Education

28 – 29 June 2017

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BOOK YOUR TICKETS

The Venue

The University of Buckingham; the perfect setting.

Latest news

Keeping you up to date.

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20th February 2017

Among the stimulating topics to be covered at this year’s Festival of Higher Education, access and outreach to higher education, international education, and the role of university rankings are only a few.

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9th February 2017

The country’s leading educationalists will be speaking at this year’s Festival of Higher Education and we are delighted to reveal the first confirmed speakers for 2017.

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9th February 2017

Tickets for the Festival of Higher Education 2017 are now on sale with an early bird offer of £95.00 each.

Get involved

Join us for two days of inspiration on 28 – 29 June 2017.