Events Calendar
Feb 9
09:30 - 12:30
Introduction to Higher Education
Employee Journey

Overview: This short workshop guides you through the fundamentals of working in the higher education sector. It will cover the higher education operating model including funding, authorities, responsibilities and law. It also jargon-busts terms such as the TEF, the REF and NSS and ensures understanding of the different categories of students and staff who make up the full community here at Kent. The importance of rankings will also be covered. All input will be focused around the internal and external issues that the University has to address in its day-to-day life.


Learning objectives: By the end of the course attendees will:


have a clearer understanding of the HE sector in general

know the role of the funding bodies and our basic financial operating model

be clear on the importance of student data to the success of the organisation

be familiar with the University community and their different roles and responsibilities

know where Kent stands in the UK and global rankings

Please make a booking via the Learning and Development events calendar at


Senate Committee room 1,
University of Kent,
United Kingdom


Open to This workshop is for all levels of management/supervisory staff within the University and cohorts will consist of mixed ability participants. ,

Contact: Learning and Development
T: 01227 824348
Learning and Development


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