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  • 22 Jun 2023

    HEPI Annual Conference, Thursday 22 June 2023

    The future of higher education at a time of technological revolution, changing regulation and political uncertainty ***A video recording of The Rt Hon Robert Halfon’s address to the Annual Conference can be viewed here*** ***Professor Robert Ford’s slides on the political environment are available below.*** On Thursday 22 June 2023,…

  • 9 Jun 2022

    HEPI Annual Conference, Thursday 9 June 2022

    Challenges for the future? The student experience, good governance and institutional autonomy On Thursday 9 June 2022, HEPI hosted its Annual Conference at One Great George Street, London. With Keynotes from the Rt Hon Michelle Donelan MP, Minister for Higher and Further Education, and Michael Crick, broadcaster, journalist and author,…

  • 11 Jun 2020

    2020 HEPI Annual Conference

    Please note that due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, this event had to be cancelled.  On Thursday 11 June, HEPI will be holding its Annual Conference at the National Gallery, London. As well as the launch of the findings from the 2020 HEPI / Advance HE Student Academic Experience Survey,…

  • 22 Apr 2020

    2020 HEPI University Partners’ Annual Policy Briefing Day

    Please note that due to the current Covid-19 crisis, this event has had to be cancelled. Hosted by London Metropolitan University, the 2020 HEPI University Partners’ Policy Briefing Day provides an opportunity for colleagues within our partner institutions to come together to discuss the key issues that dominate the higher…

  • 17 Sep 2019

    Launch of the Unite Students / HEPI Insight Report 2019

    With universities now facing greater scrutiny than ever before, and with a new regulatory regime designed to create a step-change in access and participation, the key focus now is not just on “getting in” but also on “getting on”. The sector is awash with data on the student experience but…