Kent HR network

Tables filled with delegates at last years HR conference

The Kent Human Resources Network

Supporting the HR community

The Kent HR Network, sponsored by HR GO, is an initiative focused on facilitating knowledge exchange between the academic community at the University of Kent and HR professionals, both locally and nationally. Through our annual conference, HR breakfasts, networking events and online content, you will gain access to the latest research in the field of HR and insights into strategies for the deployment of knowledge into your organisation. You can join the HR mailing list to gain access to this exclusive content here.

Key links and information


HR Conference

A yearly HR related conference bringing HR professionals together to discuss key issues in the industry. 


HR Magazine

A magazine dedicated to HR professions with up to date information about best practise, news and events.


B2B Networking

Business to business networking sessions. Proving a space for HR professions meet and greet with University and business staff. 


LinkedIn Forum

The Kent HR Network LinkedIn Group is an open space for HR professionals to discuss professional practises.  

HR Conference 2020

Digital Conference Sponsored by HR GO. 20th November, (9:30-17:00) schedule.

The 2020 annual HR Conference will address both staff engagement and productivity in context to both Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic. This digital event will provide HR professionals to gain insight from academic expertise present at the University of Kent, whilst also listening to diverse group of industry experts.   

HR Business Breakfasts

These quarterly lecture style breakfast events are the School of Psychology.

Kent HR Network LinkedIn Group

This online forum has been developed to enable HR professionals and small businesses owners responsible for HR to engage with academic experts from the University of Kent, aiding collaboration and knowledge exchange. 

Members of the forum will be made aware of upcoming training and events, updated on latest research in the field and encouraged to post examples of best practice and information which could be of benefit to the group. 

Annually, the University of Kent will organise a HR Conference and relevant updates and information will be shared within this group.   

B2B networking

The University holds business to business networking events where business HR professionals can meet and discuss support with academics with world class expertise.