2 days / 40 speakers
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26 – 27 June 2019


We will continue to update our programme of workshops, lectures and events. Keep an eye on this page, and join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook to be the first to know.

The Festival of Higher Education is back for 2019

The University of Buckingham’s annual Festival of Higher Education is back for the fourth year with the biggest line-up yet.

With over 60 speakers set to attend, the two-day conference will take place on the 26 and 27 June with some of the most influential speakers within higher education.

There will be talks, debates and panel sessions on a number of issues in the Higher Education sector.

Speakers include Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation Chris Skidmore MP, Chief Inspector of Ofsted Amanda Spielman and University of Buckingham Vice-Chancellor Anthony Seldon.

Topics discussed will be the Post-18 Augar Review, preparing students for the 21st century, arts rich learning and mental health and wellbeing.

For the first time this year, the festival will be offering £15 tickets to attend one of the talks. It will be a great opportunity to network with colleagues from across the UK and update your knowledge of the present and future shape of global HE.

To close the first day local choirs will be performing in the Radcliffe Centre from 7pm. Confirmed so far are the Children’s Choir, Boogie Notes and the Rock Choir.

To view the full list of speakers click here or book your tickets.


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