Student Union Advice Networking and Learning Event

This is your opportunity to meet colleagues from other unions, gain new ideas and inspiration and to take the time to reflect and recharge – away from the pressures of day-to-day advice-giving!

Date: TBC
Venue: TBC
Time: 10.30am to 4.30pm (light refreshments from 10.00am, lunch is also provided)
Cost: AdviceUK members £95, non-member student unions £120+VAT

Outline agenda for the day:

Morning session 1 (10.30 – 11.30): Introductions; Student complaints and the role of the OIAHE (including presentation from OIAHE, awaiting final details of speaker).

Morning session 2 (11.45 – 12.45): “Holding it together in the face of adversity”: a presentation on dealing with staffing and management issues (Neil Gallivan, Advice Manager at the Students’ Union, Bournemouth University).

Networking lunch – (12.45 – 13.45): A key part of the day: take this opportunity to share questions, experiences and approaches and get support from others in similar roles.

Afternoon session 1 (13.45 – 15.00): “Top Tips on Hot Topics” – as ever, we want this to be relevant to the issues you are facing. Get in touch with if you have any particular topics you would like covered. We would also like to tell you about some new work that AdviceUK is doing to strengthen our relationships with members and help you influence the environments in which you give advice.

Afternoon session 2 (15.15 – 16.30): “Making the best use of your client and case management systems” (including, but not limited to, AdvicePro!). Feedback and close.

To make a booking, please complete the booking form attached below and forward to us at AdviceUK, 101E Universal House, 88-94 Wentworth Street, London, E1 7SA or send it by email to
Spaces are strictly limited, so send in your booking forms as soon as possible!

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