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 we 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 5th October
EVENT: Conservative Party Conference 2015, Brighton (until Wednesday)
EVENT: Nobel Prize for Medicine announced

At Conservative Party Conference:
Speech: Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (around 10.30)
Speech: George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer (before 12.30)

Wonkhe/Dods HE Drinks
Fringe: University Alliance/GuildHE - University: is it worth it?

Tuesday 6th October

EVENT: AMHEC Dialogue Day, London
EVENT: Nobel Prize for Physics announced

At Conservative Party Conference:
Speech: Home Secretary (around 10.30)
Fringe: million+, NUS & ConservativeHome: Does Britain only love some universities?

Fringe: Policy Exchange - Lifelong learning and training: Turning rhetoric into reality
Fringe: Policy Exchange - Man vs Machine? What is the future of work and productivity
Fringe: Chartered ABS - The Productivity Puzzle: The Role of Business and Higher Education
Fringe: Policy Exchange/BPP (chaired by Mark Leach) - The War for Talent: HE and Britain’s place in the world 

Wednesday 7th October

EVENT: Leading Research Management and Administration, Warwick (until Thursday)
EVENT: ARMA Induction, Leeds
EVENT: UCU USS ethical investment seminar conference, London
EVENT: UUK International Unit Transnational Education conference, London
EVENT: Nobel Prize for Chemistry announced

At Conservative Party Conference: 
Speech: 11.30 David Cameron

Thursday 8th October

EVENT: CASE Development Services Conference 2015, Birmingham (until Friday)
EVENT: Inside Government Raising Standards in Higher Education Through Effective Quality Assurance forum, London
EVENT: AURIL Annual conference 2015, London
EVENT: HEFCE HEIFES15 beginners/refresher seminar, Bristol
EVENT: QAA Quality Matters conference, Birmingham
EVENT: UCEA Conducting grievance and disciplinary investigations workshop, London

Friday 9th October

EVENT: LFHE Event: Leading Change in Higher Education conference, Birmingham

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