Birmingham Conference for Teachers and Advisers

 

Thursday 7 April 2022. 9 - 15.30 

Programme 

 

09:00 

Registration and refreshments

09:30

Welcome

09:40

Topical issues in Higher Education

Nick Hull – Director of Admissions, University of Birmingham

10:20

 

 

Science and Engineering Admissions Tutor Panel
Aerospace Engineering - Dr Leah-Nani Alconcel; Chemistry & Medicinal Chemistry & Drug Discovery – Dr Paul Davies; Global Environmental Change & Sustainability / Geography & Environmental Science - Dr Tom Dunkley Jones; Human Sciences - Professor Chris Bunce Biosciences - Dr Klaus Fütterer

 

11:05

 

Break

11:30

   

 


12.15 

 



13.00                     

 

13:50

Graduate Employability - Advising your students on enhancing their employability at university

Nicola Gittins, Deputy Director, Student Entrepreneurship and Enterprise, Careers Network

 

Arts and Social Sciences Admissions Tutor Panel
Education - Dr Sian Roberts; English Literature - Dr Andrew Hodgson; History - Dr Daniel Reynolds; Modern Languages - Dr Caroline Ardrey; Politics - Dr Peter Kerr

 

Lunch

Optional Campus Tour - A walking tour of the campus with a current student


Medicine and Physiotherapy
Medicine – Dr Derek Ward; Physiotherapy – Dr David Punt

14:30

 
14.50

 

 

15.25

15:30

Sport at Birmingham - opportunities and support for casual to elite sporting students
Andy Allford, Director of Sport 

Making the Transition from School to University – mental health and wellbeing support available for University of Birmingham students and advice to help prepare your students for making the transition
Jon Elsmore, Director of Student Affairs

 

Closing remarks and evaluation

Depart