Welcome to planet Student Services: find your feet and develop your skills
This professional development event provides an introduction to the context, challenges, resources and networks of Student Services in higher education.
If you're new to a Student Services management role, contemplating such a role, or new to Student Services in the higher education sector, join us to:
- Learn about the culture of higher education from a Student Services perspective, including regulation, governance, stakeholders and networks.
- Explore the current trends and challenges for Student Services.
- Develop the skills and values you need to succeed in your role.
Location, time and prices
This one day event takes place at The Studio Manchester, The Hive, 51 Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1FN.
Registration opens at 09:30, and the first session starts at 10:00. The conference finishes at 16:15.
Here are the delegate prices (which include lunch):
- AMOSSHE named member - £175 (log in to access this rate)
- Member colleague (non-member, but an employee of an AMOSSHE member organisation) - £190
Non-member (individuals, not-for-profit organisations and higher education providers not associated with AMOSSHE) - £225
Corporate non-member - £255
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Programme and speakers
Confirmed sessions include:
- Student Services in higher education: trends, challenges, skills and business models
This session, led by Fay Sherrington (Director of Student Services, Edge Hill University), Kirsteen Coupar (Director of Student Services, London South Bank University) and Benjamin Parsons (Head of Engagement, AMOSSHE) gives you a national overview of Student Services in higher education, including trends, challenges and hot topics, key professional skills and approaches, and the mission and value of Student Services as a business model as well as a moral good.
- Skills, attitudes and personal approaches for Student Services
In this session David Dickinson (Director of Student & Academic Services, Falmouth Exeter Plus) helps you understand how your personal skills and approaches can enable you to succeed in your Student Services role. Explore your motivations for working in this sector, where you’re heading, your personal resilience and professional boundaries, and the value of leadership, collaboration and integrity.