Friday 16 November 2018

The British Library, 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DB

The Ninth Annual Joint Codes Conference - Where is Student Accommodation Now and Where Might it Be in 2023

Each member of the ANUK/Unipol or UUK Codes is entitled to TWO FREE PLACES.
To complete your booking, please progress through the online system and select 'pay by invoice' (note, no invoice will be issued)
A one day conference designed to provide those involved in the day to day operation of student accommodatin that is covered by 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




9.30am - 10.00am Registration (tea and coffee available)

10.00am - 10.10am Welcome and Introductions

10.10am - 11.10am Perspectives on the purpose built student accommodation market: Now and By 2023?

Paddy Jackman (Chair of the ANUK/Unipol Codes Audit Panel and Bursar, Ardingly College) and Eva Crossan Jory, VP Welfare at NUS, will give their thoughts on the current state of purpose built student accommodation and will indicate what they would like it to look like by 2023. They will then be joined by Martin Blakey, Unipol Student Homes, and Richard Valentine-Selsey, Residential Investment Research at Savills, and as a panel they will answer questions from the floor.

11.10am - 11.25am   Networking (Tea and Coffee Available)

11.30am - 12.10pm   Parallel Sessions One

Three workshops focusing on specific topics:

(1) Designing Sociability Within Student Accommodation Martin Blakey, Unipol Student Homes;

(2) Tackling Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia in Student Accommodation Eden Ladley and Rob Noon, LGBT+ Officers, National Union of Students;

(3) Confidentiality and Data Protection What’s the difference and does it matter? - Hilary Crook, Hatch Legal

12.10pm - 13.10pm   Networking (Lunch Provided)

13.10pm - 13.50pm   Innovation and Best Practice in Student Accommodation

Delegates will be divided into groups, led by a facilitator, and invited to share examples of best practice in respect of a range of issues as submitted by delegates in advance, as well as reflections on issues discussed in the opening session.

13:50pm - 14:05pm Break (Tea and coffee provided)

14.05pm - 14.45pm   Parallel Sessions Two

(1) Designing Sociability Within Student Accommodation Martin Blakey, Unipol Student Homes;

(2) Creating LGBT+-Only Student Accommodation Eden Ladley and Rob Noon, LGBT+ Officers, National Union of Students;

(3) Student Mental Health What Support Can Accommodation Staff  Provide? Rachel Piper, Student Minds

14.45pm - 15.45pm    Student Wellbeing in Practice

A plenary session with a difference! Audience participation compulsory….

15.45pm - 16.10pm    Closing Remarks and End


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