Forthcoming Seminars

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The Importance of “Link Tutors” in Partnerships

15 January 2021 at 10.00am

The role of the frontline academic staff in collaborative provision is one of critical importance to the maintenance of quality assurance and high quality student experience. However, it is also a potential weak link in the chain, due to the reliance on single individuals. The workshop will explore how institutions manage their oversight of link tutors and how they support the function to ensure it is successful.

The event will be held online via Zoom. More details to follow.

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The Pain of Parting: Exiting & Closing Partnerships

12 March 2021 at 10 am

The closure of partnerships can be a period of high reputational and possibly financial risk for the partnering university. This session will include some salutary tales and cover a range of risk mitigation approaches so you can ensure your university does not feature in this workshop at a later date!

The event will be held online via Zoom.  More details to follow.

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Managing Student Experience in Partnerships

23 April 2021 at 10 am

Ensuring that our students in partnership arrangements are receiving a good student experience is the central duty of every university delivering collaborative provision. How do we ensure that we are getting this right? This seminar will explore good practice in the oversight and management of partnership student experience.

The event will be held online via Zoom.  More details to follow.

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Good Practice in Institutional Oversight in a Post-Covid world

14 May 2021 at 10 am

Robust oversight of partner institutions is a very important part of the risk management and quality assurance of partnership provision. This session will review approaches to institutional oversight, with particular attention to the constrictions imposed by the travel limitations of a post-Covid and low-Carbon policy world.

The event will be held online via Zoom.  More details to follow.

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Introduction to Collaborative Provision

11 June 2021 at 10 am

This session is designed as an introduction to those staff new or relatively new to working in university partnerships. It provides a rapid immersion in the key issues, including terminology, regulatory expectations and risk management issues.

This session may be delivered in a face to face format if circumstances allow.    More details to follow. 

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Transnational Education – Rising to the Challenges

25 June 2021 at 10 am

Partnership in transnational education (TNE) is a significant element of the UK university international presence. This workshop will explore opportunities and challenges in TNE and ask how we can ensure that the TNE student experience is maintained in a post-Covid world.

The event will be held online via Zoom.  More details to follow.

To register for the webinar, please click here.