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Shaping strategy - Focus On: Graduate Skills (invite only)

Date: June 6 - 2019
Location: Glasgow
Venue: The Studio
About this event

This is an invite-only summit for senior colleagues from the sector. The aim is to invite leading figures from higher education and government to join a multi-stakeholder dialogue on:

  • the future of graduate skills in Scotland
  • our approach in an international context
  • the future challenges we face and our readiness as a sector to meet these and take action.
Event Programme

The programme is still in development, but will include:

  • Professor Simon Barrie, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Learning Transformations), Western Sydney University, Australia
  • Professor Sara Carter, Associate Principal (Learning and Teaching), University of Strathclyde and member of Enterprise and Skills Strategic Board
  • Dr Wendy Cukier, Founder/Academic Director, Diversity Institute, Ryerson University, Canada
  • Professor John Harper, Principal, Robert Gordon University
  • Professor Crichton Lang, Deputy Principal, University of the Highlands and Islands
  • Professor Sir Jim McDonald, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of Strathclyde
  • Professor Brad MacKay, Vice-Principal (International Strategy and External Relations), University of St Andrews
  • Professor Sarah Sharples, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, University of Nottingham.

We plan to produce outputs from the day that will contribute to policy direction in the Scottish HE sector.