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Fwd: Meeting the Needs of... Postgraduate Taught Students - 15th April 2010


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Dear Colleague,     


Meeting the Needs of... Postgraduate Taught Students

15th April 2010 

De Montfort University


UKCGE are pleased to announce the forthcoming workshop on Meeting the Needs of... Postgraduate Taught Students.


This workshop will examine and focus on how Universities can meet the needs of their postgraduate taught students through guided discussions, exploration of case studies and sharing of good practice. Topics to be covered will include market trends in postgraduate taught student recruitment, what postgraduate students are telling us about their experiences, the QAA consultation on draft new master's degree characteristics reference point challenges in offering premium fee/distance-learning/non-standard masters programmes, and meeting the needs of international and research council funded postgraduate taught students.


In addition to a series of interactive workshop sessions and presentations, delegates will also have the opportunity to discuss the issues with colleagues from other institutions in order to understand and develop good-practice within the sector.


This programme has been designed for academic staff and administrative staff involved with or managing, supporting or supervising postgraduate taught students including: Graduate Deans, Academic Staff, Research Managers, Administrative and Staff Development personnel.


The cost of the workshop is £175 for UKCGE Members and £225 for non-members. This price includes lunch, refreshments and a delegate pack.


For the latest information about the event and to book your place please go to:


Best wishes



Angus Burns

Events Officer


UK Council for Graduate Education

Lichfield Centre

The Friary


WS13 6QG


Tel: 01543 308603

Fax: 01543 308604

Mobile: 07858 522130


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