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Events 2007

  • HEFCW Annual Public Meeting 2007
  • Date and time:  05 December 2007
  • Members of the public are invited to attend the 2007 Annual Public Meeting of the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) on 5 December 2007. This will be an opportunity to: · Reflect on recent achievements in higher education in Wales · Hear about and discuss future issues affecting universities and colleges in Wales, including widening access, research, supporting links between HE and the economy and maintaining competitiveness through changing the shape of the sector · Receive a copy of our latest Annual Report · Network with colleagues over tea, coffee and mince pies 2 – 3.30 pm on Wednesday, 5 December at the Park Plaza Hotel, Greyfriars Road, Cardiff
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification Event
  • Date and time:  17 May 2007
  • Free Conference on the Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification A free conference for HE Admissions staff on the Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification and Key Skills will take place on: Thursday 17 May 2007, 10.00-3.30 at the University of Central England, Perry Barr Campus. Please contact Lesley Dearn - - at the Welsh Assembly Government for further information.
  • eauc 11th Annual Conference
  • Date and time:  18-19 April 2007
  • Conference to be held on 18 - 19 April 2007, Queen's Campus Conference Centre, Stockton on Tees, Durham University Bridging the Gap – How Sustainability Links Campus, Community and Curriculum 18 – 19 April 2007 Queen’s Campus Conference Centre, Stockton on Tees, Durham University The environmental and sustainability event for the further and higher education sector Bookings are now open for the essential networking and professional development event of the year – a booking form is attached and further details can be found at This unique Conference is about the value of taking a whole institution approach to sustainability and we encourage you to take this opportunity to engage a wider range of your colleagues by passing this email onto them. EAUC Members save up to £160 per delegate and thanks to our sponsors we are able to freeze last year’s prices! Highlights include: · Alan Knight OBE, Sustainable Development Commissioner · Bill Rammell MP, Minister of State for Lifelong Learning, Further & Higher Education · UK Funding Council Sustainability Policy & Action Panel with HEFCE, LSC, SFC & HEFCW · Sustainability CETL’s Panel · Workshops Contributors include NUSSL, The Carbon Trust, Sustrans, Transport 2000, People & Planet, BITC, Higher Education Academy & HEEPI · Green Gown Awards Ceremony · Pre-Conference Speed Networking Event · Conference Dinner with Entertainment at Middlesbrough Football Stadium · Exhibitions from a wide variety of suppliers to the Sector · EAUC AGM
  • HEEPI, Renewables on Campus - Experience and Future Potential Workshop
  • Date and time:  27 March 2007
  • Workshop to be held on 27th March 2007, Harper Adams University College, Shropshire Renewables on Campus - Experience and Future Potential 27 March 2007 Harper Adams University College, Shropshire A joint workshop by HEEPI and EAUC There is growing interest in – and Government support for - the development of renewable energy in the UK. Further and higher education is well placed to be at the vanguard of this development, given that there is a high level of sustainability awareness amongst students and staff, rising costs of fossil fuel consumption, and the availability of suitable land and buildings on many campuses. This event aims to: · Provide an overview of the current ‘state of the art’ in renewable energy, and projections of how it might develop in future · Examine the success and learning points from some of the renewable installations which have occurred on UK campuses (Brighton, Harper Adams, Plymouth and York) to date · Identify sources of funding for future initiatives. It also recognises the success of Harper Adams University College in winning the Colleges category of the Green Gown Awards for 2006 for its innovative biomass CHP plant (see Delegates will have an opportunity to view this, as well as (from a distance) rooftop photovoltaic installations and the new Bamford library, which makes stunning use of natural timber roofing.
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