Our latest webinar was to coincide with the UPP Foundation launch of two reports on the role of Universities in the ‘levelling up’ agenda, and on addressing the forthcoming employment crisis.
Introduced by Richard Brabner, Director of UPP Foundation the webinar included a presentation of the findings of both reports by Jonathan Simons, Director at Public First, before our expert panel provided their insight into the role of Universities in the levelling up agenda.
The panel included:
RT HON Chris Skidmore MP – Former Minister for Universities
Professor Judith Petts CBE – Vice Chancellor, University of Plymouth
Richard Calvert – Deputy Vice Chancellor, Sheffield Hallam University
Angela Foulkes – Chief Executive and Principal, The Sheffield College
The recording is available to watch below
Copies of the UPP Foundation reports and slides used during the webinar are available to download below. Many questions were asked during the webinar, answers to these will be available in due course.
During the chat, links to other resources were mentioned. These are provided below:
Policy mapping tool: Aimed at helping universities to connect the civic mission to different strands of govt policy from the Civic University. Available here
Times Higher Education Article Is University expansion ‘sucking the brains’ out of UK Towns