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Northumbria University's Annual Rutherford Dinner 2018

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Northumbria University

Northumbria University's Annual Rutherford Dinner - Thursday, 24 May 2018, 6.30pm, Northumbria Students' Union.
Dress code: Black Tie.

We are delighted to welcome Sir Michael Barber, Chair, Office for Students, in his inaugural months of office to deliver the keynote address ”In a Time of Uncertainty, Reasons to be Cheerful”, which will discuss opportunities for the future of Higher Education in the United Kingdom.

Launched on 1 April 2018, the Office for Students is a new public body, replacing the Higher Education Funding Council for England and the Office for Fair Access. Its primary aim is to regulate English higher education providers, ensuring that they deliver positive outcomes on behalf of all students.

Sir Michael Barber is a global expert on education systems and education reform. He served as Head of the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit for the Tony Blair administration and received a knighthood in 2005 for his contribution to improving government.

To register for the dinner, please complete form below, by Monday, 7 May 2018. For any queries, please email nu.events@northumbria.ac.uk

Event Details

Northumbria University
Students Union
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 8ST

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