THE UNIVERSITY OF BUCKINGHAM

2 days / 60 speakers
Be inspired

26 – 27 June 2019

Videos from the Festival of Higher Education 2019

Day 1

Welcome Address to the Festival of Higher Education 2019

Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor, University of Buckingham


Pearson Debate: Make or Break – Helping students to transition into higher education


Royal Shakespeare Company Debate: Arts – rich learning and its impact on mental health and well-being


In conversation with Amanda Spielman, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, Ofsted


Students’ Mental Health: The importance of language and communication


Debate Mate Debate: This House proposes that schools and universities should not host speakers who propound offensive ideas

Videos from the Festival of Higher Education 2019

Day 2

In conversation with Michael Ignatieff, President and Rector of the Central European University (CEU)


In conversation with Chris Skidmore MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation Minister


Education Question Time


Post-18 Augar Review – A fair deal for the HE Sector?


Looking ahead – Challenges and opportunities for the HE Sector after Brexit


HEPI Debate: This House believes the UK higher education system is failing boys


Pearson Debate: HE As Preparation for the Future of Work


Students and Staff – Mental health and well-being


The Threat of Fake News


Closing remarks to the Festival of Higher Education 2019

Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor, University of Buckingham