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Westminster Higher Education Forum: Priorities for modern foreign language learning: participation, resources and progression

Wednesday 3 December 2014, central London

Christopher Millward, Associate Director, HEFCE will be speaking at this event.

Student success in higher education: HEFCE’s strategy for maximising outcomes for students, the economy and society

8 December 2014, Park Crescent Conference Centre, London

This one-day conference is aimed at delegates with an interest in widening participation and student outcomes.

Metrics for all? Equality and diversity workshop

2 December, 1030-1630, University of Sheffield

A one-day equality and diversity workshop hosted by the University of Sheffield, as part of the independent review of the role of metrics in research assessment.

Westminster Higher Education Forum: Improving financial stability and efficiency in Higher Education - sustainability, alternative revenue streams and lean ways of working

Wednesday 19 November 2014, central London

Steve Egan, Deputy Chief Executive, HEFCE, will be speaking at this event.

HEFCE Annual Meeting 2014

Thursday 16 October, 0930-1300 followed by lunch The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

The meeting offers an opportunity to learn more about current developments, HEFCE’s role and the challenges facing higher education.

The Higher & Further Education Show 2014

Thursday 16 October 2014, Olympia, London

The Higher & Further Education Show is a free-to-attend event, bringing together 2000 senior-level decision makers from the higher and further education sectors. The day will address the biggest discussions and challenges facing the sectors, ranging from achieving institutional efficiency, procurement, shared services, transformation through IT, student recruitment, internationalisation and more. 

In metrics we trust? Prospects & pitfalls of new research metrics

7 October, University of Sussex

‘In metrics we trust?’ was hosted by Professor James Wilsdon, Chair of the Review’s Steering Group and Professor of Science & Democracy at SPRU, University of Sussex.

‘HE Cold Spots’– launch of new and highly detailed data maps of higher education provision across English localities

Wednesday 1 October 2014, Central Hall Westminster, Storey's Gate, London, SW1H 9NH

This event will launch ‘HE Cold Spots’ – new and highly detailed data maps of the provision of higher education across England. Presented visually using accessible maps, this powerful new interactive tool can provide evidence to support the role of HE providers in their localities.

2014 TRAC Development Group practitioners conference

30 September 2014, Imperial College London

The TRAC Development Group (TDG) conference for TRAC practitioners took place on the 30 September at Imperial College London.

Calls for catalyst funding: information session

Monday 29 September 2014, 1330-1530, HEFCE offices, Finlaison House 15 – 17 Furnival Street, London, EC4A 1AB

This event will provide a brief overview of the call for projects to be funded by HEFCE's Catalyst Fund, followed by a general question and answer session. Regional consultants and policy advisors from the Institutions Directorate will be on hand to discuss initial ideas or further questions.

HEIFES14 beginners / refresher seminars – changes to HEIFES tables and guidance for 2014-15

Monday 29 September in Birmingham, Tuesday 7 October in London, Thursday 16 October in Manchester

These three seminars are intended for people who will be completing HEIFES14 and those with responsibility for ensuring the data have been verified, and who are looking to gain an understanding of the changes for 2014-15. Please note there is no charge for attending a seminar. 

Vitae researcher development international conference 2014

Manchester, Tuesday 09 September - Wednesday 10 September 2014

The established annual Vitae researcher development international conference is the largest dedicated event that brings together all those with a strategic and practical role in developing researchers.

HESES14 beginners / refresher seminars – overview and guidance on completing the return and verification process

Tuesday 2 September 2014, Park Crescent Conference Centre, International Students House, 229 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5PN

Topics will include changes to HESES from previous years, examples to illustrate the changes, and an introduction to the updated HESES tables for 2014.

Westminster Briefing event: Redesigning the HE Information Landscape: Harmonising the Supply & Use of Data

Tuesday 22 July, Westminster, London

A briefing by the Higher Education Data and Information Improvement Programme (HEDIIP), which is funded by HEFCE and the other UK higher education funders. 

Science and Innovation Strategy event

Friday 20 June 2014 1000 to 1300, Mary Sumner House, 24 Tufton Street, Westminster, London, SW1P 3RB

This half-day event follows an invitation sent to institutions asking them to contribute to the Government’s new Science and Innovation Strategy.  

Research and innovation in the UK - funding, commercialisation and infrastructure

Thursday 27 March 2014, Royal Society, London SW1Y 5AG

Dr Steven Hill, Head of Research Policy, HEFCE, will be speaking at this Westminster Higher Education Forum event.

Part-time and mature study - increasing participation and improving retention

Tuesday 25 March 2014, central London

Sarah Howls, Head of Student Opportunity, HEFCE, will be speaking at this Westminster Briefing event.

Q-Step inaugural event

Monday 17 March, Royal Society, London

Counting them in: quantitative social science and the links between secondary and higher education

Strategic sourcing: new approaches to deliver success

4 February 2014, Universities UK, Woburn House, London

This conference is aimed at people with a responsibility for running, delivering or transforming operational functions and professional services in universities. 

The future of postgraduate taught education

Thursday, 23 January 2014, Central London

Chris Millward, Associate Director, HEFCE, will be speaking at this seminar.

The student academic experience - expectations, engagement and complaint resolution

Thursday, 16 January 2014, Central London

Heather Fry, Director of Participation and Education, HEFCE will be speaking at this seminar.

Sustainable development framework consultation

9 January 2014 in Leeds, 30 January 2014 in London

Two events that form part of the consultation on HEFCE’s Sustainable Development Framework, which will run until 7 February 2014.