This event provides an opportunity for new governors to come together to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the governing body.
Participants will consider:
- the policy landscape
- the student experience
- the delineation between governance and management
- higher education regulation
- how best to hit the ground running as an effective governor.
9.30am - Introduction - Aaron Porter, Associate Director (Governance), Advance HE
9.50am - The policy landscape in HE - Sam Roseveare, Director of Regional & National Policy, University of Warwick
10.30am - Understanding the student experience - Ben Hunt, Student Engagement Manager, Office for Students
11am - Break
11.15am - How governance really works - Lynda Brady, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Edge Hill University
11.45am - Tips for new governors - Aaron Porter, Associate Director (Governance), Advance HE
12.05pm - Breakout discussions
12.35pm - Feedback from breakouts
12.45pm - Close
"I'm new to the sector so it was a great introduction to the differences and similarities in governance"
Beverly Shears, Independent governor, De Montfort University