(09) University Admissions Conference, (Stamford Court Conference Centre, 9 November 2017)

Description

This conference aims to:

Focus on the key issues for those who advise young people about the application process.

This conference is for:

Heads of Sixth Form, Heads of UCAS Applications, Academic Deputy Heads

09:45 – 10:10

Arrival, registration and coffee

10:10 – 10:20

Introduction and opening remarks

Chris Ramsey, Headmaster, Whitgift School

Hilary French, Headmistress, Newcastle High School for Girls

10:20 – 10:40

Session 1: Welcome

Professor Mark Peel, Provost, University of Leicester

10:40 – 11:30

Session 2: UCAS and the future

Helen Thorne, Director, External Relations, UCAS

11.30-11.45

Coffee

11:45 – 12:45

Session 3: UK admissions – short presentations by panellists followed by discussion

 

  • Mike Nicholson, Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions, The University of Bath

 

  • Sarah West, Head of Undergraduate and ITE Admissions, Student and Registry Services, UCL

 

  • Steven Holdcroft, Assistant Director Enrolment Management Services and Head of Recruitment and Admissions, The University of Kent

 

12:45 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:30

Session 4: Studying Overseas short presentations by panellists followed by discussion

 

  • To be confirmed

 

  • Julie Henry, Media FHE

 

  • Dr Michelangelo LaTorre, The University of Milan. 

 

14:30 – 15:15

Session 5: ‘The University of the Future is Already Upon Us’

Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor, The University of Buckingham

15:15 – 15:45

Session 5: Panel discussion

Speakers:

-        Helen Thorne

-        To be confirmed

-        Whoever among the speakers are still in attendance. 

Chair: Chris Ramsey, Headmaster, Whitgift School

15:45

Closing remarks, tea and depart

Chris Ramsey and Hilary French