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How does the EU affect our skills and education?

23 May 2016, 6:00 pm–7:30 pm


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Clarke Hall, UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL

The Centre for Global Higher Education, based at the UCL Institute of Education, will host a panel discussion examining the relationship between the EU and the UK higher education sector.

The event, which is being organised by Common Vision UK (CoVi) in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), will look at how the EU affects the quality of the UK's educational opportunities and the diversity of its skills base. It will also look at how the higher education sector is affected by international networks, access to funding, and regulatory decisions as a result of EU membership.


  • Lord David Willetts, Visiting Professor at King's College London and former Minister of State for Universities and Science
  • Dr Mike Galsworthy, Founder, Scientists for EU
  • Sir Peter Scott, Professor of Higher Education Studies, UCL Institute of Education and Co-Investigator, Centre for Global Higher Education
  • Michael Hearty, Former Director-General, Finance and Corporate Services, Welsh Assembly Government (Chair)Katy Owen, Programme Manager, CoVi
  • Vivienne Stern, Director, UK Higher Education International Unit

The event is free to attend but places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served-basis.

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