Universities Wales Weekly Wrap Up – 5 February 2016

Universities Wales consultation responses

All our consultation responses can be found here on our website. Recent publications include:

 US Delegation – Study in Wales

Gwen Williams is currently in the US promoting Study in Wales, jointly funded by Welsh Government and the GREAT UK Challenge Fund.  On Wednesday, there was a Study in Wales reception in Washington DC, hosted by the Deputy Ambassador to the US, Patrick Davies and the Head of Welsh Government USA, Gareth Morgan.

Other speakers included Professor Simon Haslett (UWTSD), Congressman Morgan Griffith of the Friends of Wales Caucus and Paul Smith, Director of the British Council USA. The delegation is today at the QS World Grad School Fair, before moving on to New York at the weekend for a similar event.  Pictures from the event can be found on the @StudyWales Twitter feed

The Go International Conference 2016: impact of outward student mobility

Registration is now open for the 2nd annual Go International conference on outward mobility on Thursday April 28 at Woburn House, London. The theme of this year’s conference is the impact of student mobility, on individuals, institutions and society. For more information and to book online, please visit the Go International website.

TNE: tremendous new earnings or totally negative equity?

HE Global are hosting this event on Friday 11 March at Birmingham City University.  This morning seminar will explore process and practice in managing finances, accounting and taxes for TNE partnerships. The event will bring together finance experts, tax advisors and university practitioners to look at the numbers and work through ways to cost TNE activity from scoping the venture through to daily operations. Click here for more information and to book.

HEFCW’s 2017/18 Fee and Access Plan guidance consultation event

This event will be held on Monday 22 February at 10.30am at the Park Inn by Radisson in Cardiff.  The event will provide more information about the Fee and Access Plan consultation and give delegates a chance to discuss any issues arising from it and give early feedback on the guidance.  The event is aimed at senior managers, staff responsible for widening access, finance and quality, clerks to governing bodies and student representatives in current and prospective regulated institutions.