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HEPI University Partners’ Policy Briefing Day, Wednesday 27 April 2022

  • 27 April 2022
  • 9.30am - 1pm
  • Broadway House, London

On Wednesday 27 April 2022, HEPI is hosting its University Partners’ Policy Briefing Day, an invite-only event on higher education policy developments organised exclusively for HEPI Partner organisations.

This year’s event will be run as a hybrid event – with in-person places available at Broadway House and a number of spaces available online via Zoom.

Agenda (subject to change)  

9.30am          Registration  

10.00am Introduction by Nick Hillman, HEPI Director  

10.05am HEPI Report Briefing: spotlight on new HEPI reports (Nick Hillman to chair) 

  • Dr Alexis Brown, Director of Policy and Advocacy  
  • Dr Laura Brassington, Policy Manager 

10.20am Questions / discussion  

10.25am Embargoed presentation from Professor David Phoenix, Chief Executive of the LSBU Group, on a forthcoming HEPI report Holding Talent Back? What is next for Level 3?   

10.35am Questions / discussion  

10.40am What my experience in Whitehall taught me about HE policy (Dr Alexis Brown to chair) 

  • Professor Andy Westwood, Associate Vice-President for Public Affairs, University of Manchester  
  • Polly Mackenzie, Chief Executive, Demos  
  • Dr Diana Beech, Chief Executive, London Higher 

11.05am Questions / discussion  

11.20am Bridging the divide between the media and higher education institutions: why are universities caught up in the culture wars? (Nick Hillman to chair) 

  • Bethan Staton, UK education correspondent, Financial Times  
  • Will Hazell, Education Correspondent, i news  
  • Sian Griffiths, Education Editor, The Sunday Times

11.45am Questions / discussion  

Further details, including how to book, are available here.

Please note this is an invite-only, free event for members of the HEPI University Partnership and HEPI Partnership Programme. For further information please email [email protected]

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