The Higher Education Data Conference 2019 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.

Attendees will learn from leading practitioners and policy experts on delivering high quality data management and protection compliance, harnessing learning analytics and designing effective data strategies which deliver maximum impact for students across higher education.


Reasons to Attend

an understanding of how the Office for Students (OfS) use data to monitor and regulate HE providers

the latest best practice and policy in utilising data to maximise learning outcomes and enhance the student experience

how to harness data insights to deliver evidence informed decision making and planning in higher education

the next steps in data protection and management in HE in line with GDPR

how data insights can be utilised to inform course design and enhance teaching provision

how a high quality data strategy can be utilised to improve curriculum design and learning outcomes

how learning analytics and predictive data can be used to enhance retention and support progress for students

with leading data professionals from across the HE sector to share best practice and guidance

This Conference is specifically designed for the Higher Education Sector. Typical job titles will include:
  • Heads of Information Governance
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Operating Officers
  • Data Analysts
  • Data Managers
  • Data Coordinators
  • Academic Registrars
  • Assistant Registrars
  • Heads of Student Services
  • Heads of Planning
  • Heads of Admissions
  • Heads of Business Intelligence
  • Marketing Managers
  • Market Analysts
  • Business Intelligence Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Research Managers
  • Planning Officers

*This Conference is also open to the private sector to encourage networking and debate.


It was a really interesting overview on the big issues around data and HE in 2018 and beyond! It was a good mixed agenda between regulators and sector bodies aligned with practical case studies from different institutions to demonstrate how data is actually used on the ground.

Data Protection Officer, Middlesex University

Excellent day with fast paced presentations giving interesting and relevant information.

Head of Planning and Systems Development, Newman University College

This is a great event for all things regarding Higher Education Data. There was a wide range of speakers covering topics that a relevant.

Data Analyst, The Open University

Great day, incredibly informative with key note speakers from across the board providing a broad overview of key topics of interest.

Quality Administrator, University of Buckingham

An interesting range of well informed speakers, willing to share good practice and insight. Very useful.

Academic Registrar, University of Law

Excellent quality content and valuable insight

Insight and Market Intelligence, University of Law

A useful event for Planning professionals

Head of Market Insights, University of Sunderland