Supporting Higher Education in London



THE Digital Universities Week UK

Join us in London at THE Digital Universities Week UK in-person on 14-17 March and online on 18 March for a series of interactive workshops and community-building sessions to support the sector in the next phase of its digital transformation. THE is bringing together pioneering voices in the edtech sector to share knowledge and skills with delegates to equip them for a digital-first future. The agenda is now live with more sessions and speakers being added each day.

 London HE Week: stepping up for recovery – a sustainable future

Ahead of the COP26 summit in November, and to celebrate the work of London Higher’s sustainability network, we shall be hosting a roundtable discussion on to both acknowledge work that London’s universities are already doing to work sustainably, and to identify areas where collaboration between institutions could see London further stepping up to address the climate change challenge.

London HE Week: stepping up for recovery – student wellbeing

Working together, London’s HEIs are stepping up for students' wellbeing. At this session, London Higher’s Mental Health and Wellbeing network will meet to showcase and discuss the successful bids from across the London Higher membership in the latest round of Office for Students’ funding. This session will provide opportunities for attendees to learn from each other at this critical time in improving students’ mental health and discuss best practice.  

Member’s Q+A with Chris Skidmore MP

I am delighted to invite you to attend a roundtable discussion and Q+A with the Rt. Hon Chris Skidmore MP, Chair of the APPG for Universities, former Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, and also Chair of the latest Higher Education Commission inquiry. The roundtable will take place on Tuesday 1st December at 4.00pm. This session will be an opportunity to hear from Chris on the priorities of the APPUG for the upcoming year, as well as to hear his insights into government and parliamentary priorities, to discuss potential challenges and how London Higher can feed into the APPUG and other government priorities Please do let us know if there are any specific issues you would like to see raised with Chris during the session. We will be collating responses and arranging for a group of members to raise these issues at the Roundtable.