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Russell Group Teachers' and Advisers' Conferences

Russell Group Teachers' and Advisers' Conferences 2024

Advancing Access supports with the delivery of the Russell Group Teachers' and Advisers' Conferences. The next conferences will take place in-person on 6th and 7th June 2024 at University of Warwick and Durham University respectively. Each event will run from 9.30am to 3.30pm.

Registration is now open and will close on 30th May 2024. Please complete the form at the bottom of this page to secure your free place.

Click here to view the full event programme.

Event overview

These Conferences enable teachers and advisers to learn more about the Russell Group universities. Attendees will learn more about the experiences that their students will have at these universities and also the applications and admissions process.

The events enable teachers and advisers to support more of their students to progress to some of the UK's most competitive universities. 

Please note, both events will follow the same programme. You are invited to attend one of the conferences - spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

The cost of these conferences are covered by the Russell Group, your admission to these events is free. 

Click here to view the full event programme.

This year, Durham University is offering a free overnight stay which you can opt to take part in when completing the form. This will include a twilight session along with accommodation. 

Registration

Please note, both events will follow the same agenda. You are invited to book on to one of these conferences - spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. 

Please complete the form below to secure your free place. This Registration form will close on 30th May 2024 at 5pm.

 

What will the events include?

CPD workshops

The events will include a range of CPD breakout sessions for attendees. These will cover a number of different topics and you can choose to attend the sessions that will interest you the most.

Exhibition Hall

The events will feature an exhibition hall with a stall for each of the 24 Russell Group universities. At each stall you can speak with members of staff to learn more about their universities.

Who should attend?

These events are designed for those who support students on their journey to university. The event may interest:

> Teachers who work in schools or colleges in the UK (including classroom teachers, form tutors, senior and middle leaders)
> Careers advisers
> Careers leaders

Available CPD workshops

CPD sessions confirmed for the Russell Group Conferences are as follows:

  • The EPQ and its role in fostering social mobility 
  • University Admissions and support for Care Leavers and Estranged Students
  • Student perspectives on overcoming imposter syndrome at a Russell Group University
  • Navigating Student Finance amidst the cost of living crisis 
  • Supporting students with their medicine and dentistry applications
  • Equity in admissions: Understanding Contextual Offers
  • Insights on: New admissions tests for 2025 entry
  • Connections in Education: Networking session for Teachers and Advisors