Friday 17 November 2017

The Eighth Annual Joint Codes Conference

A one day conference designed to provide those involved in the day to day operation of the UUK and ANUK/Unipol Codes with the opportunity to share ideas and good practice and, above all, to network with others who are managing accommodation within this sector.

Suitable for: those involved in the day to day operation of the UUK and ANUK/Unipol Codes designed to provide the opportunity to share ideas and good practice

** UUK and ANUK/Unipol National Code Members qualify for 1 free place per member organisation allocated on a first come first serve basis, please select 'Normal delegate rate' - £0 when booking **

**The cost for each additional delegate of a member organisation is £125 - please select 'Student Union rate' - £125 when booking**

Delegates will be contacted before the event and asked to select which of the parallel sessions they wish to attend.

NB: Delegates MUST give at least 10 working days' notice in the event of cancellation of their place, failure to do so will result in a late cancellation/non-attendance charge of £100.
 

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Agenda

10.10am - 10.15am Welcome and Introductions

10.15am - 10.35am Plenary Session 1

- Developments with the Codes and Plans for the Year Ahead - Michael Ball, Chair of the UUK Code Sector Advisory Group; and Stephen Battersby, Chair of the ANUK/Unipol Code Committee of Management.

10.40am - 11.20am Parallel Sessions 1 (select one to attend)

- Group A - An Introduction for New Delegates - Simon Kemp, National Codes Administrator;

- Group B - A topic of specific interest to NUS

- Group C - The Challenge of Accommodation Open Days - Michael Ball, Accommodation Manager, University of Lincoln

11.25am - 12.05pm Parallel Sessions 2 (select one to attend)

- Group A - Dealing with “Disasters” in Student Housing Management - Paul Rowlinson, Compliance Director, IQ Student Accommodation

- Group B - Fire Safety in the PBSA Sector Post Grenfell at Local and National Levels - Martin Blakey, Chief Executive, Unipol Student Homes (TBC)

- Group C - Is Residence Life the Way Forward? - Michael Ball, Accommodation Manager, University of Lincoln

12.05pm - 12.20pm Networking (tea and coffee available)

12.20pm - 13.00pm Parallel Sessions 3 (select one to attend)

- Group A - Dealing with “Disasters” in Student Housing Management - Paul Rowlinson, Compliance Director, IQ Student Accommodation

- Group B - Fire Safety in the PBSA Sector Post Grenfell at Local and National Levels - Martin Blakey, Chief Executive, Unipol Student Homes (TBC)

- Group C - Is Residence Life the Way Forward? - Michael Ball, Accommodation Manager, University of Lincoln

1.00pm - 1.45pm Networking (Lunch Provided)

1.45pm - 2.45pm Plenary Session 2

- Tenants and Mental Health: Some Strategies for Coping - Susannah Doyle, Student Services Manager, UNITE; Mandi Barron, Head of Student Services at Bournemouth University, representing AMOSSHE; and Gedminte Mikulenaite, Policy Officer (Mental Health in Higher Education) from UUK

2.50pm - 4.00pm Discussion Session (Sharing Best Practice)

- Delegates will be divided into groups, led by a facilitator, and invited to share examples of best practice in respect of day to day management - the themes for which will be introduced by the facilitators .Delegates will also have the opportunity to raise their own issues within these groups.

4.05pm - 4.35pm Sharing Best Practice, An Overview

4.35pm - 4.45pm Closing Remarks and End
 

This is a working agenda and is subject to change.

 

Cost per delegate

Normal Delegate Rate - £0
Students' Union Rate - £125

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