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The Higher Education Data Conference 2018 will explore how all higher education providers can successfully utilise data to enhance decision making and planning, inform course design and teaching provision and support improvements in learning and the wider student experience.

Confirmed Speakers

Richard Puttock
Head of Data, Foresight and Analysis,
Office for Students (OfS)
Paul Clark
Chief Executive,
Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA)
Victoria Cetinkaya
Senior Policy Officer – Public Services,
Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)
Rich O’ Kelly
Head of Analytical Data Services and Reporting,
Jonathan Neves
Head of Business Intelligence & Surveys,
Advance HE
Phil Richards
Chief Innovation Officer,
John Pritchard
Director of Strategic Planning,
Durham University
Sue Milward
Head of Education Transformation Projects,
University of Exeter
Professor Wendy Robinson
Academic Dean for Students,
University of Exeter


I found the Higher Education Data Conference full of interesting sessions from experts in the field. It was a day full of useful insights, good practice examples and also questions to ask yourself and your own institution.

Business Intelligence Manager, Royal Holloway, University of London

This was a great event, very informative and inspiring to see how other universities tackle the same problems.

Business Analyst, London Business School

I enjoyed and gained from each speaker I heard. The agenda and delivery was rich and informative.

Head of Centre for Enhancement in Learning & Teaching, Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln

The Higher Education Data Conference was a very well organised event whose speakers gave  inspiring, informative and practical insights into the field of HE Data.

Data Coordinator, London School of Economics and Political Science

The event provided a useful and balanced view of a range of data modules, great practitioner insights and a view of the future.

Programme Information Services Manager, University of Reading