November 20, 2017 - 11:16 am


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November 22, 2017 - 11:16 am



Park Plaza Victoria, London SW1V 1EQ
20 and 21 November 2017

Only a limited number of delegate places still remain. To book, visit our delegate booking pages. After booking your place, you can choose and book your workshops.

You can view (PDF) our full programme of over 50 specialist workshops, organised into 5 colour-coded themes – tailor your UK NARIC conference experience to suit your needs and interests.

Our plenary speakers include:

CONRAD BIRD – director of the GREAT Britain Campaign, Department for International Trade, on developing the UK’s exports and global opportunities for education

BILL RAMMELL – vice chancellor, University of Bedfordshire; former Government minister for further and higher education, 2005-2008; and former deputy vice chancellor at Plymouth University responsible for internationalisation

RAJAY NAIK – CEO, Keypath Education Europe; member of the UK-ASEAN Business Council and the Education Advisory Board of the British Council; on how technological innovation can support growth and new development.

Workshop speakers include:

Marie Green, director, global mobility, PwC, on risk in international education

Dr Mohd Nor Azman Hassan, deputy director general, Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia, on UK-Malaysia partnerships

Katerina Fytatzi, senior analyst, political risk, Oxford Analytica, on North Africa

Emma Meredith, international director, Association of Colleges

David Clark, international affairs manager, Engineering Council

Dr Sultan Abu-Orabi, Secretary-General, AARU (the Association of Arab Universities)

Guangcai Dong, of Liaoning Normal University, on UK-China partnerships

Kong Lingtao, chair of the Confucius International Education Group and the World Confucius Foundation

Dr Gretchen Dobson on managing ‘multiple affinities’ and current practice in alumni relations

Bharat Pamnani, Tier 4 Sponsorship, UKVI; and Sheena Kerr, Student Policy, Border, Immigration & Citizenship Policy, Home Office

Tim Steele, UCLan

Ian Myson, director of higher education partnerships, Chartered Management Institute

Douglas Nairne, CEO, DataFlow Group, on detecting fraud

Aisling Conboy, DIT; Raegan Hiles, HE Global/UUKi; Michael Osbaldeston, City & Guilds;

… and many more.

Our overarching conference theme is: 'Charting the course ahead'. The conversation will focus on many varied aspects of achieving growth and reducing risk, at a time that sees education institutions face strategic choices and decisions.

Have you done the survey on alumni relations? We are working with Academic Assembly Inc. to be able to understand more about international alumni engagement in transnational education. The findings of a survey of UK providers will be presented at the conference. To take part in the survey please click here.

Come and join us at UKNARIC17!  Take a look below at what UK NARIC 2016 was like.

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