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GDP: Governance in Wales

Cardiff University
County / Region
Position on the Pathway
Governor's Pathway
Fellowship Category
Event Type
Face to Face Networking Events
Start Date
End Date
One day
Institution Type
Higher Education and Further Education
Price From

For Governors and governance professionals in Welsh HEIs

Our Governance in Wales event reflects the shared identity and diverse needs of the Welsh HE sector. The day will provide an opportunity to explore topical features of governance in the Welsh HE landscape, allowing attendees to explore issues and challenges and respond to the latest developments. The event will include keynote presentations and break-out sessions covering a range of areas to allow participants to explore issues of concern and share good practice.*

* Please note: the date previously advertised for this event was incorrect. The confirmed date is 22/04/2020.


Hosted by: Aaron Porter, Associate Director Governance, Advance HE and Gary Reed, Head of Membership (Wales) & Senior Advisor, Advance HE                              

10.00am – 10.30am              Refreshments

10.30am – 10.45am              Welcome

10.45am – 11.30am              Wales Governance Review 

Update from Gillian Camm, Review Author 

11.30am – 12.00am              Human Resources update – what Governors need to know

Jane O’Rourke, Director of Human Resources, University of Wales Trinity Saint David

12.00am – 12.30am              Fee & Access Plans – insights and opportunities from the Advance HE Review of institutional Fee and Access Plans 2017/18 to 2019/20

Joan O’Mahony, Senior Advisor, Advance HE

12.30am – 1.15pm              Lunch

1.15pm - 2.00pm               Introducing a Race Equality Resource Guide at Cardiff University

Susan Cousins, Senior Assurance Officer, Religion & Belief, Cardiff University

2.00pm - 2.30pm               Bridging the Student Attainment Gap

Joan O’Mahony, Senior Advisor, Advance HE

2.30pm – 3.15pm              HEFCW and Sector update

David Blaney, CEO, HEFCW

3.15pm – 3.30pm              Session Reflections



Governance Brochure

If you would like to find out more about our other governance events, please visit our Governance Development Programme page.

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