Boom not bust:
securing university finances in uncertain times

Birmingham, UK

As the number of new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) across Europe and the UK continues to escalate, we have taken the decision to postpone the THE Financial Sustainability Forum. Our primary concern remains the well-being of delegates, speakers, partners and staff and we believe this to be the most appropriate precautionary course of action. Updated information will be published on this page as soon as it is available. If you have any questions, or are an existing delegate who hasn’t heard from us, please contact events@timeshighereducation.com.
THE’s journalists have been reporting daily from around the world on the latest impact of the virus on the global higher education sector. You can follow the emerging story at www.timeshighereducation.com/policy/coronavirus.

 

Join this important event, organised by Times Higher Education in partnership with HSBC UK, where UK university finance teams meet with finance industry experts to discuss the key challenges facing higher education institutions in the new decade. Attendees will have access to new insight into the sector, institutional finance data analysis and panel sessions exploring how smart financial planning and robust risk management can support institutional sustainability and stability.

 

Reasons to attend


Delve into the income portfolios of universities in England and Wales and consider whether our current assessments of financial security show the whole picture.

Join a panel session on threats to the financial stability of today’s UK higher education sector in which a group of higher education experts will examine hot topics such as the financial challenges of talent retention, pensions, international student recruitment and overseas operations.

Meet the universities that can demonstrate best practice in financial planning, investment solutions and restructuring.

In a session to help UK universities navigate financial pressures, join HSBC UK and other financial experts in reviewing strategies for challenges such as protecting and growing student numbers and preparing for the impact of Brexit as they instil a corporate mindset into university finance teams.

 

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Our speakers


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Simon Baker
Data editor
THE
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Phil Baty
Chief knowledge officer
THE
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Patrick Fuller
CFO
University of West London
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Martine Garland
Lecturer and researcher
Aberystwyth University Business School
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Jeanne Harrison
Vice-president - senior analyst
Moody's
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Rachel Hewitt
Director of policy and advocacy
Higher Education Policy Institute
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Fiona Kaufman
Director
Deloitte
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Greg Langston
Acting group CFO
Coventry University
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Andrew Murphy
CFO
Brunel University London
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Ian Robinson
Head of public sector and education
HSBC UK
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Sarah Seed
Partner
Mills & Reeve LLP

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