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    • 16 June 2020
    • 15:30 - 16:30 (UTC+01:00)
    • Zoom webinar

    Consent is everythingConsent is everything: Nottingham Consent Coalition

    This free webinar for Student Services leaders explores Nottingham city’s response to sexual violence and the role of the university within this. Katrina Daoud (Sexual Violence Project Officer) and Sarah Bustard (Student Health and Wellbeing Manager) from Nottingham Trent University discuss how partnership working across organisations in Nottingham and university links with the wider community have improved support and signposting for students.

    The Nottingham City Sexual Violence Action Network (SVAN) was created in 2016 to ensure that Nottingham has an effective response to sexual violence. The SVAN is chaired by Nottingham Trent University and comprises statutory and voluntary sector organisations, including the Sexual Assault Referral Centre, Nottinghamshire Police, and two universities. In February 2020, the group proudly launched The Consent Coalition, a city-wide campaign raising awareness about consent through a poster campaign, a survey, and the nationally recognised ‘Your Journey’ booklet - a survivor’s guide to support and reporting.

    Find out how partnership working with the SVAN has clarified referral pathways, streamlined messages and improved the survivor journey. Also, take the opportunity to review your own practices and partnerships, identify gaps, and create a plan to increase networks in your own communities.

    This free interactive webinar takes place on Tuesday 16 June 2020 from 15:30 to 16:30 (BST) on Zoom. Register to take part here:

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    • 23 June 2020
    • 15:30 - 16:15 (UTC+01:00)
    • Zoom webinar

    Consumer law implicationsConsumer law implications of COVID-19 on delivery of student support services

    This free webinar led by Siân Jones-Davies and Eve England from Eversheds Sutherland considers the key contract and consumer law implications that higher education providers should keep in mind when looking to make changes to their academic and pastoral services in response to COVID-19. These include changes to course content, wellbeing services, assessment methods and moving from face-to-face to online or blended delivery platforms.

    Explore these questions through the use of a case scenario:

    • Could changes to academic and pastoral services put an institution in breach of the student contract?
    • When could an institution make lawful changes to services?
    • How does the consumer law test of fairness apply to changes?
    • What information about changes would an institution have to provide to applicants and students, and when?
    • What about the impact of changes on the student experience?

    This free interactive webinar takes place on Tuesday 23 June 2020 from 15:30 to 16:15 (BST) on Zoom. Register to take part here:

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    Siân Jones-Davies is a Senior Associate in Eversheds Sutherland's education sector group and specialises in student issues and regulatory matters. She has significant experience of providing legal and strategic advice to institutions in the further and higher education sectors.

    Siân advises across the breadth of student-related issues, including the student contract and consumer law, accommodation contracts, complaints and academic appeals, court claims (including judicial review and discrimination), discipline, sexual misconduct, investigations, student mental health and duty of care, fitness / support to study, fitness to practise, equality and diversity, natural justice, data protection and freedom of speech. She reviews and drafts student regulations, policies and procedures and advises on their lawful implementation.

    Siân regularly delivers in-house and external training to institutions, speaks at national conferences and sector events, and writes articles on student-related issues. Siân contributed the legal chapter to Student Mental Health & Wellbeing in Higher Education - A Practical Guide (Barden & Caleb) 2019.

    Siân is described as a rising star in Legal 500.

    Eve England is a Partner in Eversheds Sutherland’s Consumer Law practice. Eve regularly advises education providers in connection with a wide range of consumer law matters, including student academic contracts and accommodation contracts, and has more recently advised clients on the challenges of implementing virtual learning programmes in response to COVID-19 restrictions.

    Eve is a member of the Law Society’s Reference Group in connection with UK reforms of UK Consumer Law, and met regularly with the department for Business, Innovation and Skills to discuss the UK government’s development of the Consumer Rights Act 2015.

    This webinar is brought to you by:

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    • 06 July 2020
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • 10 July 2020
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • Zoom

    AMOSSHE National ConferenceAMOSSHE National Conference 2020

    The AMOSSHE National Conference 2020 is the UK’s foremost opportunity for Student Services leaders to share expertise and good practice, develop strategy and skills, and build professional networks.

    To replace the AMOSSHE National Conference that would have taken place in Newcastle upon Tyne, we’re hosting a variety of free online sessions instead. Across the week you can take part in webinars, virtual discussions, social events and more, led by AMOSSHE members and sector organisations.

     The full schedule for this conference will be published soon! 

    The key themes for this conference are inspiration, design and excellence:

    • Inspiration - inspiring colleagues to do their very best, creating open, supportive environments for both staff and students to pursue an inspirational journey, and developing narratives that inspire and influence.
    • Design - creating innovative initiatives, projects and approaches to Student Services design, using evidence to identify needs or gaps, and evaluating to demonstrate real impact.
    • Excellence - imagining the future we want to move to, the creative steps to get there, and identifying what excellence in Student Services really means.

    This webinar is brought to you by:

    AMOSSHE sponsors

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