Subscribe to our free fortnightly newsletter and stay ahead with the latest news in HE
Trevor Humphreys, Director of Estates and Facilities at the University of Surrey will be presenting at the conference

Annual conference to focus on uncertain future

The 5th annual UHS Conference will put an uncertain future for commercial operators within HE under the spotlight

Posted by Rebecca Paddick | October 13, 2016 | Events

The one-day conference – Commercial Business in HE, Working in Uncertain Times, takes place at the headquarters of Pinsent Masons in London on 2 November and a stellar line up of speakers are assembled.

David McKown, Director of UHS, commented: "When designing the programme we decided that one of the conference sessions should explore the ‘Impact of Brexit’ and we are delighted to have secured Nicola Bradfield, Senior Associate, Universities Practice at Pinsent Masons, who is specialising in this area.” 

Professor Paul White OBE, Emeritus Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Sheffield will open the debate with his own views on how we respond to change and challenge.

The conference is aimed at Directors of Commercial Services, Estates, Accommodation and Conferencing across the HE sector, and is a great opportunity to learn from both the public and private sector is a key feature of the day.

When designing the programme we decided that one of the conference sessions should explore the ‘Impact of Brexit’ and we are delighted to have secured Nicola Bradfield, Senior Associate, Universities Practice at Pinsent Masons who is specialising in this area

Trevor Humphreys, Director of Estates and Facilities at the University of Surrey will be presenting on the eagerly awaited topic of "Developing Your Estate for Commercial Business". Trevor has worked in higher education estates for nearly 30 years and he is currently leading a major change programme to align service delivery with the needs of a highly successful University.

Trevor is also the Chair of the Association of University Directors of Estates ( AUDE) and he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the conference.

Other speakers include Raj Verma: Sodexo Global Universities, Antony Guy:  Velresco Consultancy, Tom White: Cable Com, Simon Horniblow: Campus Life and the conference will be chaired by Professor David Russell: The Russell Partnership.

For further details contact: information@universityhospitality.co.uk Call 0114 222 8983 Or visit www.universityhospitality.co.uk

You can also BOOK YOUR SPACE here. 

Subscribe to our free fortnightly newsletter and stay ahead with the latest news in HE

Related stories

What's the key to offering the best student experience?

Sourcing the Best IT Technology and Solutions

The student experience

Why content strategy brings a competitive edge to uni sites

Forging international ties in the wake of Brexit

Student experience in 2017 - what are the issues?

Roundtable: The road ahead - expect the unexpected

Let's go international

New programme for HE chefs and Michelin Starred Dining

UB September issue out now!

Market place - view all

Interface

Interface is a global leader in the design and manufacture of susta...

Promethean

Effective teaching is the key to successful, collaborative and pers...

Gerflor

Gerflor is a group that creates, manufactures and markets innovativ...

AVG

AVG Antivirus offers a range of products that are ideal for Educati...

Ellucian

The leader in higher education technology. Ellucian delivers the s...

Rhino

Rhino is one of the leading rugby brands in the world and has beco...