Webinar: What's Next for Higher Education in the UK? with Prof. Sir Chris Husbands, Vice-Chancellor, Sheffield Hallam University

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We are delighted to host Professor Sir Chris Husbands, Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University, for a webinar discussing what lies ahead for the UK’s higher education sector. Join us live for your opportunity to:

  • Gain insight into future funding for the sector, as we approach the end of the EU transition period.
  • Learn how UK universities have adapted to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what the lasting effects might be in terms of digital innovation.
  • Pose you questions to Professor Sir Chris.


  • Professor Sir Chris Husbands


    Sheffield Hallam University

    Professor Sir Chris Husbands is a university leader, academic, educationist and public servant. He has served as Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University since January 2016. His academic expertise lies in education policy and practice; his work has been developed in fifteen books and over four hundred papers and presentations.  He has advised local and national governments in the UK and internationally, across four continents. Sir Chris is Chair of the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) and of the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) Board, Yorkshire Universities Board, and the Doncaster Opportunity Area Partnership Board. Prior to joining Sheffield Hallam, Sir Chris was Director of the Institute of Education (2007-2015) and then Vice-Provost at University College London (2014-2015). Sir Chris has also been elected to the Board of Universities UK (UUK) and began his 3-year term of office in August 2019.


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