Tuesday, 15 November 2016

FW: UKAT Conference 2017 Registration now open

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On behalf of UK Advising and Tutoring (UKAT), I am pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Annual Conference 2017.

 

Making a Difference to Student Success – Inspiring Students Through Advising and Personal Tutoring

5-6 April 2017, Leeds Trinity University, Leeds

 

The conference aims to explore current trends and approaches for encouraging student attainment, and to promote the sharing of experiences and innovative practice.

Registration is now available via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ukat-annual-conference-2017-tickets-25250000431

 

UKAT (United Kingdom Advising and Tutoring) is a professional body of practitioners and researchers interested in all aspects of advising and personal tutoring in FE and HE in the UK. UKAT recognises that effective personal tutoring and academic advising is at the core of student success, and aspires to lead the development and dissemination of innovative theory, research, and practice of student advising and tutoring in the UK and beyond.

 

Proposals are still welcome on the theme of Advising and Personal Tutoring for Success, Attainment and Retention, with a particular focus on the impact that personal tutoring and academic advising can have on the differential attainment of students from diverse backgrounds, and strategies for supporting students to achieve academic and future goals.

Submissions are welcomed for 20-minute individual presentations, 45-minute participatory workshops, or posters. Further details can be found at http://www.ukat.uk/conference/submissions

 

Closing date for UKAT submissions : 16 December 2016

 

UKAT is pleased to support the NACADA International Conference which will be held in Sheffield, UK July 10 - 13, 2017. UKAT has reached an agreement with NACADA that any proposals submitted for the UKAT conference can also be submitted for consideration for the NACADA International Conference in Sheffield. It is permitted, and positively encouraged, to submit the same proposal to both conferences. Further information available via the link above.

 

 

We look forward to seeing you in April, and hope you will join us in welcoming NACADA to the UK in July.

 

Best Wishes,

 

Emily Foster

 

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Emily Foster
Student Engagement Officer (SEO), Engagement and Transition Team

e.foster@hull.ac.uk
T: +44 (0)1482 46 4661

Student Services 
University of Hull
Hull, HU6 7RX, UK

 

Communications Coordinator and Executive Committee, UK Advising and Tutoring (UKAT)

www.ukat.uk

 

Global Initiatives Committee, NACADA Global Community for Academic Advising

www.nacada.ksu.edu

 

 

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