Admissions and preparations for the start of the academic year.

Overview of meeting topic:

The meeting was organised at short-notice in response to the developing situation around university admissions caused by the decision to award centre-assessed grades and remove student number controls (SNCs). The other focus of the meeting was preparations being made to ensure the safety of students, staff and communities at the start of the academic year.

Speakers for this meeting:

  • Professor Steve West, Vice-Chancellor, University of the West of England (UWE)
  • Dr Paul Thompson, Vice-Chancellor, Royal College of Art
  • Professor Gavin Brown, Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of Liverpool
  • Professor Cara Aitchison, Vice-Chancellor, Cardiff Metropolitan University

A Q&A session followed a brief presentation by the speaker. 

Note- This meeting was open to members of the group only