A look ahead to the week for UK higher education plus all that's new on Wonkhe        

The higher education week ahead

Let me know what I missed or what else you'd like to see in the Monday morning briefing. Have a great week. 


The rest of the week's agenda

Monday October 12th
PARLIAMENTARY: Conference Recess House Returns
Tuesday October 13th
EVENT: UUK digital innovation conference supported by Wonkhe, London
EVENT: LFHE: Leading Change in Higher Education conference, Cambridge
EVENT: University Alliance Engaging employers in future of STEM reception, London
PARLIAMENTARY: House of Commons Science & Technology Committee session Jo Johnson and Gareth Davies (BIS Director General)
PARLIAMENTARY: House of Commons BIS Committee inquiry on Government Productivity Plan

Wednesday October 14th
DEADLINE: BIS Consultation on freezing the student loan repayment threshold
EVENT: Westminster Forum International students conference, London
EVENT: ARMA Supporting Research Proposals workshop, Manchester
EVENT: HE & FE trade show, London
EVENT: UCEA The fundamentals of employment law workshop, London
PARLIAMENTARY: House of Commons BIS Committee - Sajid Javid giving evidence
EVENT: British Universities Directors of Finance Group TRAC Conference, London

Thursday October 15th
Green Paper Publication (probable)
EVENT: Westminster Forum Student Experience conference, London
EVENT: AUA 2015 Development Conference, York
EVENT: AUA 18th Annual Lecture, York
EVENT: Hobsons European Association for International Education conference, London
EVENT: HEFCE HEIFES15 beginners/refresher seminar, Manchester
EVENT: OIAHE 10-Year Anniversary Seminar, London
REPORT: ONS Student support applications for HE
REPORT: HEPI Students and the 2015 general election: Did they make a difference

DEADLINE: UCAS first deadline for 2016 cycle
EVENT: SNP Annual Conference, Aberdeen (until Saturday)

Friday October 16th
DEADLINE: HEA call for funding: Learning and teaching in cyber security
EVENT: Mixed Economy Group Consumer rights in HE admissions, London

At SNP Conference in Aberdeen:
Fringe: NUS/Million Plus: How will the SNP stand up for HE in Westminster and Holyrood?Fringe: Universities Scotland: access to higher education
Fringe: Royal Society et al: Research and innovation: solving the productivity puzzle

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The brand new ESRC/HEFCE backed Centre for Global Higher Education starts work in December based at UCL Institute of Education and needs someone to lead their comms and engagement work. An exciting opportunity at an important time. 
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