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Annual Teachers' and Advisers' Conference 2023

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Annual Teachers' and Advisers' Conference 2023

Teachers, advisers, counsellors and colleagues from schools and colleges across the UK and around the world, are invited to join us on our Colchester Campus for our annual conference on 16 June 2023.

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We are delighted to once again be able to host an in-person conference and hope many of you will be able to join us for a day of updates on the UK Higher Education landscape, subject-specific sessions delivered by our world-renowned academics, and guest speakers for Continued Professional Development (CPD). 

We are currently working on plans for our 2023 Conference and will be updating this page shortly with the details. The event will feature:

  • Updates from UCAS
  • Updates from Student Finance England
  • CPD sessions, including 'Getting students to think ahead to University and raising aspirations.'

The event will also include tours of our campus and facilities, as well as a networking lunch.  

A bursary of up to £100 is available for our Schools Membership Plus partners. This can be used for travel to our Colchester campus or for staff cover. If you are unsure whether your school or college falls into this category, please get in touch.

Booking is now open and you can see our 2022 programme below:

2022 conference programme

 Time Event  Location   Presentation
 09.30am Arrivals and registration NTC.2.01  
 10.00am Welcome talk NTC.2.01
 10.15am Student Finance England: Current and Emerging Key Messages NTC.2.02 Session slides (.pdf)
 11.00am Higher Education updates from UCAS NTC.2.02 Session slides (.pdf)
 11.45am Break NTC.2.01  


The climate crisis: what schools and students can do to make a difference.

NTC.2.02 Session slides (.pdf)
 12.45pm Geographies of Lockdown - Children and Young People's at a Distance NTC.2.02
 1.30pm Student support at Essex NTC.2.02 Session slides (.pdf)
 2.00pm Lunch STEM 3.1  
 3.00pm Campus tours/student conversations    
 3.30pm Workshop: Open Access Escape Room Library  
 4.15pm Close    
 4.30pm Departures    

Read our sessions summaries for our planned schedule of events (.pdf).


Resources for Schools and Colleges

We are pleased to offer a range of online resources including self-directed and live study skills workshops, a suite of resources for those studying the EPQ and recorded school and college talks, including student finance, personal statements and more.  

Find out more about the University of Essex 

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Schools Liaison Team