Friday, 4 September 2009

Fwd: Higher Education policy explained for the new academic year

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Neil Stewart Associates <>
Date: 2009/8/27
Subject: Higher Education policy explained for the new academic year

Problems viewing this email? View it in your web browser:

Neil Stewart Associates

Autumn Events Schedule 2009

Dear Colleague,

The new academic year is upon us with fresh challenges and issues to be addressed.

As ever, Neil Stewart Associates will be producing the highest quality events featuring top level speakers to help you, your colleagues and your organisation interpret the latest government initiatives and overcome the latest policy issues.

Our autumn schedule of higher education events covers part-time study, higher education funding, admissions, marketing and the student experience - all topics thrown into the spotlight over recent weeks. Read on for further details: 

22 October

The Future for Part-Time and Distance Study
Part-Time Study Brochure

Flexible, including part-time provision, will be critical to the future growth of the UK higher education sector. This conference will bring together leaders in higher education and organisations to discuss students' experience of, and attitudes towards, part-time study, its costs and student support.

Read more and register here:


28 October Invest For Greatness in Higher Education
Invest for greatness brochure

Bringing together higher education - universities, private learning providers, digital and online providers, colleges and employers – the conference will look at the deep challenges to our continued greatness in higher education and the strategic decisions VC's, Principals, finance directors and other senior decision makers may take to ensure their institution prospers in the difficult restructuring ahead.

Read more and register here:


05 November 7th Annual Admissions to Higher Education
 Admissions Brochure

Admissions policy is in the spotlight with increased demand and limits on places, further raising the heated debate on policies and practice. This conference will look at how the greater choice and adjustment period has impacted on place allocation and patterns of choice. Higher education is also grappling with recognising a range of different qualifications and skill sets for admissions purposes and looking ahead to Diplomas arriving in 2010.

Read more and register here:


10 November Effective Marketing in Higher Education
 HE Marketing Brochure

Award winning higher education marketing experts and public policy professionals will discuss how an institution can remain viable in the modern era by striking a balance between the provision of sound academic programmes and research, whilst recognising their USP and effectively communicating this difference in a crowded marketplace. Read more here

Read more and register here:


19 November Enhancing the Student Experience
 Student Experience Brochure

Students now expect their university standard to be of the highest quality and the quality of degrees and additional support is more important than ever to give them the best possible opportunity in a tough job market.
Now in its third year and set in the spotlight of the impending review of variable fees, new imposed efficiency savings, and students demanding value for their personal investment, this conference will bring together higher education leaders to examine how to manage and exceed students expectations in this challenging climate.

Read more and register here:

For more information:

For more information regarding NSA education events please visit:

Don't forget that the presentations made at these events and their accompanying documentation will be made available to watch or hear at the number one online public policy resource and look out for the launch next month of the online edition of policy review magazine at

For any enquiries please contact me on 020 7324 4364 or email:

Don't forget to follow us on Twitter for the latest event news and exclusive offers and discounts on our events:
Twitter Link

We wish you the best for the new year and look forward to welcoming you to a Neil Stewart Associates conference this autumn.

To unsubscribe from receiving e-mail updates please click on the link below.
Neil Stewart Associates LTD. Registration Number 4369600. Registered Office, 5th Floor, 7/10 Chandos Street, London, W1G 9DQ


David Andrew
Head of Academic Practice
Educational and Staff Development: Queen Mary, University of London

Tel - 020 7882 2803 or 07986709981

No comments: