Teacher and Adviser Conference

  • Dates: Friday 22 May 2020 (with networking reception, dinner and overnight accommodation provided on Thursday 21 May)
  • Target audience: School and College teachers and advisers
  • Places: 100-150
  • Contact: schools@le.ac.uk or 0116 252 2674

"It was an extremely well organised event, all staff were very friendly, approachable, helpful and welcoming"

"A great opportunity to see the University and the City" 

Our 2020 Conference promises to be our biggest and best ever and we’d love you to join us.

There are changes ahead for UCAS applicants and as a Pioneer institution we are currently working with UCAS to help shape these developments. Our colleagues from UCAS will be attending the conference so you'll be able to hear about their upcoming changes and future developments first-hand.

We have a fantastic programme in store:

Thursday 21 May

For delegates attending staying in free accommodation:

  • 4.00pm-5.15.pm: Business in focus - take a tour of our fantastic new School of Business Brookfield Campus
  • 5.30pm-Onwards: Networking dinner in Leicester city centre

Friday 22 May

  • 8.00am: Meet in hotel reception
  • 8.00am-8.30am: Transfer from hotel to campus
  • 8.30am-9.30am: Registration and refreshments - Bennett Building, University of Leicester Campus
  • 9.30am-9.45am: VC Welcome
  • 9.45am-10.30am: Keynote address - Clare Marchant, CEO – UCAS
  • 10.30am-10.50am: Refreshments
  • 10.50am-11.10am: Plenary 1 - How can University of Leicester support you and your students? An overview of our Outreach, Partnerships and Contextual Offers
  • 11.10am-11.35am: Plenary 2 - How to embed peer to peer support to help your students - Unibuddy and the University of Leicester
  • 11.40am-12.25pm: Breakout Session 1
    • How to successfully implement Gatsby Benchmarks and how Leicester can help
    • Student Life panel
    • Campus tour
  • 12.30pm-12.50pm: Coach Transfer to Oadby Student Village
  • 12.55pm-1.15pm: ‘Leicester Courses in focus’ – University of Leicester subject exhibition
  • 1.15pm-2.00pm: Complimentary Lunch
  • 2.05pm-2.55pm: Plenary 3 – Admissions at Leicester Panel
  • 2.55pm-3.05pm: Refreshments
  • 3.10pm-4.00pm: Breakout Session 2
    • Applying to Medicine and Allied Health panel
    • Planning the perfect Careers/HE event
    • University Accommodation Tour
    • Business in Focus – Brookfield Tour
  • 4.00pm: Close
  • 4.10pm: Coach transfer back to campus/station’

For any enquiries, please contact schools@le.ac.uk