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Conservative Party conference fringe event – University: is it worth it?

University business schoolMonday 5 October, 17.45 – 19.00

Manchester Central Library

We have joined forces with Bright Blue and GuildHE to organise a fringe event at the Conservative Party Conference with the theme: “University: is it worth it?” The event will explore whether universities provide value for money in relation to students, government and the wider economy.Speakers include:

  • Jo Johnson MP (Minister for Universities and Science) – Invited
  • The Rt Hon David Willetts (Excecutive Chair, Resolution Foundation) – Confirmed
  • Megan Dunn, (President NUS) – Confirmed
  • Katja Hall, (Deputy Director General, CBI) – Confirmed
  • Prof Joy Carter, (Chair, GuildHE)
  • Matthew d’Ancona, (Chair, Bright Blue)

There is no need to register, you can simply turn up to the event. But if you have any questions, contact Rachel for further details.