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HEPI / MillionPlus: Conservative Party Conference virtual fringe event with the Secretary of State for Education

  • 4 October 2020
  • 11am - 12.30pm

HEPI in partnership with MillionPlus, the Association for Modern Universities, hosted a virtual fringe event at the Conservative Party Conference on Sunday 4 October at 11am.

Themed around the topic of ‘Back in Business: what can modern universities do to support Britain’s recovery?’, the event discussed higher education’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and how universities are vital to the UK’s recovery.

The speakers were: Michelle Donelan, the Minister for Universities; Professor Rama Thirunamachandran, Chair of MillionPlus and Vice-Chancellor of Canterbury Christ Church University; and Nick Hillman, HEPI Director. Charlotte Gill, Deputy Editor of ConservativeHome, was in the Chair.

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