Future-proofing your university's estate

26 November 2020
Leonardo Royal, London, UK

As the number of new cases of Covid-19 escalates across the world, we are continuing to be flexible with our events with our primary concern being the health and well-being of our delegates, speakers, partners and staff. The symposium was planned to take place on Thursday 14 May 2020. In the current circumstances, this event has been rescheduled and will take place in London on 26 November 2020. We will, of course, continue to monitor developments and notify you of any updates concerning the event. In the meantime, you can sign up to our mailing list.


What is the THE  Estates Management Symposium?

Planning for the next generation of students needs to start now. But in a period of economic uncertainty with technological advances happening at breakneck speed, how can those in charge of university estates decide where best to invest and build for tomorrow’s students and academics?

With sustainability high on the agenda, the environmental impact of any future development cannot be ignored. How can our universities ensure they are fit for this ever-evolving future – and that their impact is a positive one?

At Times Higher Education’s inaugural Estates Management Symposium, we bring together leading figures across academia and industry to examine how these challenges can be met. We will:

  • hear new ideas on shaping the estate to suit a fast-changing curriculum
  • discover innovative ways in which industry-university collaborations can fund redevelopment
  • reaffirm how civic engagement must be a fundamental consideration for universities.

Experts in their fields, including university leaders, directors of estates, industry heads and sustainability leaders, will share their case studies, research and strategies to offer their vision for our universities of the future, helping the sector prepare its institutions for 2030 and beyond.

The event will enable delegates to network with key stakeholders to explore opportunities for collaboration as they navigate this new landscape.


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