2017 Northumbria University
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A conference dedicated to exploring change in HE. From working differently to the challenges of Data Futures and understanding the data landscape.

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2016 Loughborough University
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Want to know how we won so many medals at the London Olympic games? The conference looked at the 'Marginal Gains' methodology, maybe to improve our own performance in giving our students that golden HE experience.

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2015 University of York
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Plenaries covered the 'Joy of Statistics' through to the transformation of the SLC and the impact on the HE information landscape. The conference opended by looking at the value of staff in HE, in professional, managerial and administrative roles.

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2014 The University of Sheffield
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Plenaries looked at the changing world of HE with reference to rapid change in provision and how to manage the process and the way administration needs to communicate with students and how data is used to inform on the sector.

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2013 University of Lincoln
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The Lincoln plenaries explored how an institution could position itself in league tables; the changing world of data requirements to our statutory customers and; how students cope with the changing HE environment and how their own expectations are met... or not!

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2012 University of Newcastle
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Plenaries looked at the changing world of HE, specifcally the rate and nature of these changes, why the changes on this scale and how it will affect our sector and the individual.

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2011 The University of Kent
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Plenaries looked at the implications of the Browne Review on data requirements; looked at your institutions business intelligence requirements and finally, the viewpoint of the private sector and models for strategic partnership.

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2010 University of Leicester
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University challenge: an overview of HE; HESA: the new Chief Executive looks forward; Student Record Officers: The Marketing Director's Best Friends

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2009 University of Bradford
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Been There, Done That: Learning from the U.S. Experience; Making a difference in 2010; "We sent you an email!" – Supporting and communicating with students from the Bebo generation; Professionalising Support Services: A perspective on the challenges and developments for central university services; Points Based Immigration

2008 Queens University Belfast
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Backwards and Forwards: Queen’s University and the New Northern Ireland; Leading on the front line: an interactive examination of your role; Customer First Student Finance Project

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2007 Warwick
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Student expectations in the era of variable fees.

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2006 Warwick
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Services for the Net Generation (British Columbia), The HESA student record and associated developments, Student Loans Company progress

2005 Exeter
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The Bologna Process; Data - a Marketing Man's Dream

2004 Heriot-Watt
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e-Learning, e-Universities and all that!; Administration of Student Support; Implementation of a Records Management Programme

2003 Liverpool Hope
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Widening Participation The White Paper effect; Developments in Europe re. Grade Transfers using the ECTS Grade Scales; Student Administration Modernising Process & Practice; Holistic Approach to Enrolment Success and Student Retention.

2002 Derby
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Information Systems strategy & implementation; HESA Update; Consulting the Consultant; Web-based Academic Business

2001 Lancaster
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Information Management-the Hidden Potential; Web-enabled students – the American experience; Supporting the QAA Agenda

2000 Glasgow
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Data Protection; Student Progress Files

1999 Bangor
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Student Loans/Financial Support; HEFCE - Student Progression; The Student and the Law.

1998 Leicester
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Standards-based Quality Assurance; New Data Protection Bill; Local Heroes - universities and their regions; Fees and loans; HESA changes.

1997 Sheffield
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Data Protection Act and the student record; Academic perspective of student administration; The Student view.

1996 Queens University Belfast
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Wither student loans?; HESA what now?; Detecting fraud - advice to student records officers.

1995 Plymouth
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Accountability and autonomy in Higher Education; Never ending changes: progress and otherwise in Higher Education; HESA.

1994 Edinburgh
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Review of the academic year; Mailbase; HESA; Student charters and our contract with students.

1993 Birmingham
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Modularisation and Semesterisation; Management and Administrative Computing; Mailbase; Email for administrators.

1992 Loughborough
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Preparing for modularisation; Student fees billing, invoicing and collection.

1991 Manchester
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What does a Planning Office require from a Student Records Office; Office automation; Student loans.

1990 Cambridge
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Resource allocation and forward planning; MAC initiative.

1989 Leicester
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MAC initiative; USR.

1988 Bath
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Use of statistical tables; Data Protection Act.

1987 Hull
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Using socio-technical systems design at Kent; Interactions between student records and other areas of the university; Data presentation

1986 Exeter
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Alumni records; Data Protection; Micrographic records handling.