Last week (1 – 5 October)
Monday 1 October
Labour Party Conference 2012
Liam Burns, NUS president; Rachel Wenstone, VP higher education; and Toni Pearce, VP further education spoke at a range of fringe meetings. Liam and Rachel also met with Shabana Mahmood MP, shadow universities minister. Contact email@example.com for more info.
Tuesday 2 October
Northern Ireland Government Affairs Group
Staff and officers from NUS-USI attended to keep a strong and active profile. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Next week (15 – 20 October)
Wednesday 17 October
Association of University Lecturers annual lecture
Liam Burns, NUS president will be giving a lecture to senior university staff on the concept of tertiary education and how we could re-imagine education on the basis of partnership, coherency, lifelong learning and the public good of education. Contact email@example.com for more info.
Thursday 18 October
Meeting with chair of Guild HE
Rachel Wenstone, VP higher education and Debbie McVitty, head of higher education will meet with Professor Ruth Farwell to discuss small and specialist institutions and students' unions. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Learner representatives expert group
FE team staff will be facilitating the initial meeting of the learner representatives expert group, providing guidance and expertise in the development of training materials for Learner Representatives. Contact email@example.com for more info.
Saturday 20 October
TUC demo: A future that works
Officers and staff will be attending. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.