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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. 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 the new Office for Students (OfS) data strategy and how key indicators will be used to regulate HE providers from 2018
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 following the implementation of 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 marketing and support a HE recruitment campaign
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.


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