Teachers and Advisers Conference


Important notice

We are closely monitoring the ongoing situation around Covid-19 (coronavirus) in the UK and we have cancelled or postponed a number of events. However, as the Teachers and Advisers Conference is taking place later in the year, we are waiting to make a decision on whether this event takes place and if we use a digital or online format. If you would be interested in attending this event, in any format, please use the form below to register your interest and we will be in touch after the Easter break.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss this event, please contact us through our online enquiry form.


Friday 3 July 2020

Goldsmiths, University of London

We are delighted to announce that we will once again be delivering the Teachers and Advisers Conference in partnership with the University of Greenwich. We are extremely proud to be working together again, and would love for you to join us, this year at Goldsmiths' campus, for a day of continuous professional development, sector updates, networking and more.

The conference is free to attend and lunch will be provided, as well as an optional drinks reception at the end of the day’s activities. 

Registration will be open from February 2020 and more details on our exciting line-up of speakers and sessions will appear here in the new year.

You can register your interest now using the form below and find out about previous events at the bottom of this page.

If you have any questions, please email us.

Register Your Interest

Previous Events

For information on previous events and to download information and programmes from previous years, please expand the sections below

Teachers and Advisers Conference 2019

Date: Friday 5 July 2019

Time: 10am–3pm

Location: University of Greenwich, Dreadnought Building

We were proud to host the 2019 Teachers and Advisers Conference in partnership with the University of Greenwich.

Under the theme ‘Better Together’, we provided atendees a clearer and broader picture of Higher Education in the UK.

At this collaborative conference, speakers included:

  • Louise Evans, Head of Advisor and Provider Experience, UCAS
  • Rebecca Montacute, Sutton Trust

Sessions covered:

  • The Gatsby benchmarks
  • Improving student 'stickability' 
  • Understanding T-levels
  • STEAM panel

Teachers and Advisers Conference 2018

Download the 2018 flyer and full schedule.

The 2018 conference was held on Friday 6 July at Goldsmiths, University of London 

Speakers included: 

  • Shakira Martin, President of NUS
  • Ben Rutter, The Student Loans Company
  • James Durant, UCAS
  • Dr. Michael Englard, Causeway Education and Eliza Kozman, Behavioural Insights Team (Cabinet Office)
  • Eduardo Lees, Goldsmiths and Katie Allinson, Universities UK
  • Lacara Barnes-Rowe, Goldsmiths Careers Service

Teachers and Advisers Conference 2017

Download the Goldsmiths Teachers and Advisers Conference 2017 flyer

This year our speakers included a keynote from our Warden- Patrick Loughrey, Ant Bagshaw - Deputy editor of WonkHE. Alan Jones – UCAS, Becky Gardner – Student Ambassador Co-ordinator at Goldsmiths and Michael Englard – HEAN. Throughout the day we also had interactive demonstrations from some of our academics to showcase why Goldsmiths considers itself a ‘Creative Powerhouse’.

Teachers and Advisers Conference 2016

Download our 2016 conference flyer

The programme focused on how teachers and advisers provide support for young people in the midst of curriculum reforms and changes in the higher education landscape.

Speakers and workshop facilitators included:

  • Mary Curnock Cook – Chief Executive, UCAS 
  • Dr. Michael Englard – Higher Education Access Network (HEAN) 
  • Cara Flanagan – Author & Psychologist 
  • June Eric-Udorie – Student Activist 
  • Rebecca Boyle-Suh – Founder of ARTIS

Teachers and Advisers Conference 2014

Download the 2014 Conference Programme

The conference focused on recent successes across the sector in relation to the efforts to enhance the complete student experience. From pre-entry advice and guidance to induction and careers support, via targeted funding and interventions - it gave an overview of success and opportunities in this key area of development for higher education advisers.

Quotes from conference delegates "The conference has been a very enjoyable day, the speakers were all very interesting and knowledgeable. Thank you very much" "Sessions emphasised on making individual right choices rather than sales" "Well organised and managed. Thank you for a great day"