Attend Westminster Insight’s Graduate Employability Conference to understand how to better prepare graduates for the world of work.
- (Chair) Professor Liz Barnes CBE, Vice-Chancellor & Chief Executive, Staffordshire University
- (Keynote) Doug Cole, Deputy Director of Employability, Nottingham Trent University
- Baroness Garden of Frognal, Officer, APPUG
- Dr Joe Marshall, Chief Executive, National Centre for Universities and Businesses (NCUB)
- Martin Edmondson, CEO, Gradcore
- Neha Agarwal, Head of Research & Insight, HESA
- David Vivian, Head of Higher Education, IFF Research
- Dr John Wheeler, Associate Dean – School of Law, Policing and Forensics, Staffordshire University
- Professor Tristram Hooley, Chief Research Officer and Professor of Career Education, ISE and Derby University
- Mary Ann Kernan, Associate Dean (Student Experience) and Associate Professor of Department of English, City, University of London
- Dr Kate Daubney, Head of Careers and Employability, Kings College London
- Marcus Wright, Innovation Relationship Manager, University of Kent
- Matt Cook, Employability Points Officer, University of Kent
- Cathy Childs, Head of Dance and Principal Lecturer, University of Chinchester
- Dr Brooke Storer-Church, Employability and Skills Manager, Office for Students
- Rosina Borrelli, IFSTAL Workplace Engagement Lead, University of Oxford
- Dr John Ingram, Leader ECI Food Programme, University of Oxford
- Heather Doyle, Faculty of Social Sciences Placements Manager, University of Essex
- Dr Mark Richards, Member of Universities’ Equalities and Diversity Group and Co-Founder, Imperial College London and Duvas Technologies
You will hear from leading universities on how adopting an institution wide approach
and embedding employability into course design
is driving graduate outcomes
and better preparing graduates for the competitive labour market.
Key stakeholders from higher and further education, SMEs, national employers, research groups and regulatory bodies
will review how to develop collaborative employer relationships
with national and regional industries. We will also review key graduate and labour market data to inform long-term employability strategies.
Featuring practical and innovative case studies
, this conference will enable you to provide targeted strategies to empower disadvantaged students
and engage academics, students, employers.
Don’t miss this invaluable opportunity to network with a range of national stakeholders, award winners and leading experts
and discover how best to prepare young people to take advantage of future opportunities, address industry skills gaps
and boost growth and productivity.