Thursday, 12 September 2024

Havas Village London


Postgraduate Marketing Conference

Join us on Thursday, 12 September 2024 at Havas Village London for our 12th Postgraduate Marketing Conference.

This year, we're excited to offer exclusive breakout sessions tailored specifically for Postgraduate leaders and future leaders. Whether you're new to the sector or a seasoned professional, our sessions are designed to equip you with the latest insights and strategies to excel in your career.

Coming up this September

Stay tuned as we put the finishing touches on the schedule, filled with insightful sessions, interactive workshops, and thought-provoking panel discussions.

09:15 Registration opens
09:45 Introduction and welcome
10:00 Talk: Latest insights and trends
Mark Bennett, Director - Audience & Editorial, FindAUniversity                                                                                                                                                                                      

You’ll then be able to choose from our programme of interactive breakout sessions.

10:45 Speakers and themes to be confirmed
11:45 Speakers and themes to be confirmed

Choose between:

12:30 Session: Postgrad Future Leaders
Speaker and theme to be confirmed
Session: Postgrad Leaders
Are you loan-some tonight?

Ewan Fairweather, The University of Edinburgh
Most UK Postgraduate students require a loan to help fund their studies. Universities could do more to articulate this reality and help prospective students navigate the nuances of loan funding. This session outlines an approach and action plan to make things better.
13:15 Lunch
14:15 Session: Postgrad Future Leaders
Speaker and theme to be confirmed
Session: Postgrad Leaders
Don't wait a year: How you can embrace rapid change to drive continuous improvement

Jonny Williams, Red Hat
Join Jonny Williams, a Red Hat Platform Specialist, to explore how higher education professionals can leverage agile and lean approaches to enhance their effectiveness and drive continuous improvement. Drawing insights from lean and agile software development practices, we'll dive into strategies for implementing iterative ways of working, fostering a culture of learning, and leveraging delivery data to make better decisions. Discover how embracing rapid change can lead to more responsive, efficient, and successful value delivery as higher education continues to evolve.
15:00 Panel Q+A: Insights from current and prospective students
Join our highly anticipated student panel as they tackle your questions and discuss their personal insights and challenges in transitioning to postgraduate study.
16:00 Panel Q+A: Postgraduate Campaign Showcase
Featuring: Lauren Harper, Senior Digital Producer, Universities UK - 100 Faces Campaign.
Rachael Lakhan, Post-Grad Community Manager, University of the Arts London - 10 years of our Post-Grad Community Program campaign

Learn firsthand how these initiatives were executed, what contributed to their success, and the valuable lessons learned along the way.
17:00 Thanks and networking drinks reception

Have you worked on an interesting project or campaign you'd like to share with others?

We'd love to invite you to be a speaker at our upcoming Postgraduate Marketing Conference!
This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your innovative work, share your insights, and inspire a diverse audience of marketing professionals.
If you're interested, please contact our dedicated Events team by email:

Kindly supported by Havas People - Education

Havas People - Education are part of the world's largest communication networks (Havas Group) and work with clients to plan and deliver campaigns and projects to support their marketing, student recruitment and internal communications. Find out more here >>>

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