Last week (16 July - 20 July)
Tuesday 17 July
‘Graduate employability: where next?’ Speech by Shabana Mahmood MP organised by University Alliance
Rachel Wenstone, Vice President Higher Education; Lewis Coakley, Development Officer (HE); and Lewis Cooper, Public Affairs Officer attended. Contact email@example.com for more info.
Wednesday 18 July
Meeting with staff from Universities UK and Guild HE
Rachel Wenstone, Vice President Higher Education and Debbie McVitty, Head of HE Research and Policy discussed the future of the widening participation (WP) premium, NUS’ WP activity, access agreements and mature and part time students. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Friday 20 July
Meeting with Alex Bols, executive director of the 1994 Group
Rachel Wenstone and Debbie McVitty discussed 1994 Group and NUS priorities for the coming year. Contact email@example.com for more info.
Meeting with UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)
Daniel Stevens, International Students’ Office; Debbie McVitty; and Bethan Payne, HE Policy Assistant discussed immigration issues and international student officer training. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Next week (30 July - 4 August)
Monday 30 July
Chris Shelley, Head of Democracy and Governance will be discussing students' union charity registration. Contact email@example.com for more info.
Wednesday 1 August
Meeting with Universities Scotland and UCU
Robin Parker, NUS Scotland President and Russell Gunson, Head of Policy and Public Affairs will be discussing NUS Scotland's report ‘Unlocking Scotland's Potential’, and Universities Scotland report into graduate employability. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Thursday 2 August
Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS)
Steve Coole, FE Policy Delivery Manager and Gemma Painter, Head of FE will be mapping out priorities and planning activity for the period of August 2012 to March 2013. Contact email@example.com for more info.
Saturday 4 August
LGBT students, staff and friends will be representing NUS LGBT. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.