University Market Insight Conference 2019

Our event is split into two days. Day 1 is seminar-based dedicated to the dissemination of research findings, and Day 2 is workshop-based, focussing on research skills and techniques.

We have included a bulletpoint list of our confirmed topics and speakers (with session titles and descriptions still to be confirmed).



Day 1 - Conference - Wednesday 4th December

Registration at 10am, the plenary at 10:45am and closing at 5:30pm.

  • Plenary - plenary by Dr David Llewellyn - Vice-Chancellor, Harper Adams University
  • International Student Decision Making and Insight - Paul Raybould - Director of Marketing and Market Intelligence, QS
  • Alternative HE Delivery Models - Breaking the Mould? - Janet Latham & Jacob Holder, The Knowledge Partnership
  • Lessons from a Smart Campus - Brendan Fawcett - Head of Planning, University of Northampton
  • 10 Unexpected Ways Generation Z is Changing the World - Josephine Hansom, Youthsight
  • Analysing the 2019 Cycle and Changing Learner Behaviours - Sarah Barr-Miller - Head of Insight Sales, UCAS
  • The International HE Landscape: Latest Insights - Dr Vicky Lewis & Dr Janet Ilieva - independent consultants - Vicky Lewis Consulting & Education Insight
  • Problems and Solutions Within Your Institution: A Facilitated Networking Session


Day 2 - Academy - Thursday 5th December

Registration at 9am, first workshops at 9:30am and closing at 4:15pm.

  • Process Improvements - Using Your Research Skills to Fix Internal Processes- Sam Uzzell - Head of Market Insight and Data, University of Surrey
  • Data Visualisation: How to Effectively Communicate With Your Data - Dan Isaac - Business Intelligence Officer & Data Visualisation Specialist, University of Exeter
  • Course Portfolio Management: Issues, Concepts and Techniques (featuring case study from Mark Skippen - Head of Market Intelligence, Swansea University) - Dave Roberts & Adam Cresswell, The Knowledge Partnership
  • Key Driver Analysis - Jane Powell, Managing Director, Shift Learning
  • I'm a Data Professional, Get Me Out of Here! - Andy Youell - Writer, Speaker & Strategic Data Advisor
  • Online and Transnational Education - Where is it Going and the Implications for Strategy - Katherine Bull - Head of Strategic Market Insight and Planning, University of London Worldwide
  • Course Costing and Portfolio Efficiency - Andrew Bush - Director (Higher Education Internal Audit and Advisory lead), KPMG