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GuildHE Annual Conference & AGM 2017: A Vision for Higher Education in 2022

GuildHE is pleased to announce that this year’s Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting will be held on 21 and 22 November 2017 at the St Alphege Building of The University of Winchester.

The conference will explore the outlook for UK Higher Education, building towards a vision for the sector at the next General Election in 2022.

Confirmed speakers include The Rt. Hon., The Lord Willetts, Executive Chair, The Resolution Foundation, Nicola Dandridge, Chief Executive, The Office for Students, Kevin Baughan, Deputy Chief Executive, Innovate UK and Amatey Doku, VP Higher Education, NUS.

A draft conference agenda can be found here.

Building on GuildHE’s commitment to student engagement, we are once again inviting SU officers to attend the conference at a subsidised rate. We are also pleased to confirm that all prices have been frozen at 2016 levels, and that discounted early-bird rates are available until midnight on 1 September.

Conference Fees
Early Bird – Until 1 September
First delegate – £275
Addition delegates – £225

Standard
First delegate – £300
Additional delegates from the same institution – £250
Day delegate including dinner – £200
Day delegate – £150

SU Officers
Full conference – £50

Overnight Accommodation
GuildHE has secured accommodation for up to 60 people at The Winchester Royal Hotel for the night of the 21st November. This will be charged at £89, including breakfast (single occupancy).

GuildHE will allocate these rooms on a first-come first-served basis. Rooms will be held until 9 October, at which point any excess rooms will be released for general booking through the Hotel.

If you wish to reserve accommodation for additional nights or for multiple occupancy, we ask that you book directly with the hotel. Availability and prices cannot be guaranteed.

Booking Form
This year, we are launching online booking! GuildHE members and SU Officers can follow this link to the booking form. Remember to book before midnight on 1 September to secure the discounted early bird rate.

If you have any problems completing the booking form, or for more information, please contact Jack Fleming (GuildHE Project Officer): jack.fleming@guildhe.ac.uk.

Unable to Attend

Why not follow the action online? The conference will be covered on Wonkhe, and we will be tweeting with the hashtag #GuildHE2017

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