Arriving at the Next Level: Strategic Framework for Higher Education Collaboration with Industry

Join us as we share exciting findings from our Sustainable Models for Student-Industry Engagement - a major two-year research project funded by Office for Students and Research England and delivered in collaboration with current and future industry partners.

During the webinar, we will also be sharing our plans for the second year of the project and how you can be involved.

Date: 11th November 2021

Time: 1.00pm - 2.00pm BST

Location: Online, via Zoom

What to expect

  • Key recommendations for industry partners on getting the most value and delivering best impact for students
  • Shared partnership stories - from industry partners, faculty and students
  • Brilliant opportunities for getting involved
  • Good practice framework for collaboration between industry and higher education

Speakers

Dr Boryana Peevska-Cutting, Deputy Vice-Principal (Academic Affairs)

Dr Katja Jönsas, Principal Researcher

Dr Iro Konstantinou, Acting Staff Development Lead

Dr Ian Palmer, Dean of Escape Studios

Student - Industry Partner Panel

Agenda

1.00pm Welcome and Introduction to the Project

Dr Boryana Peevska-Cutting, Deputy Vice-Principal (Academic Affairs), Dr Katja Jonsas, Principal Researcher

  • Our project
  • The emerging framework     
  • Key recommendations.

1.15pm Industry Briefs at Pearson Business School and Escape Studios: Business Consultancy and ‘The Italian Job’

Dr Iro Konstantinou, Acting Staff Development Lead, Pearson Business School and Dr Ian Palmer, Dean of Escape Studios.

Case Studies. Tutor Perspectives on Educational Collaboration.

1.35pm Student-Industry Panel on Industry Engagement: If everything were possible, what would you like to see happen?

A focus on insights and new opportunities for educational collaboration.

1.50pm Concluding Note

Dr Boryana Peevska-Cutting, Deputy Vice-Principal (Academic Affairs).