Founders' Day Lecture 2019 - The Politics of Higher Education - who will care about universities?

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The Politics of Higher Education - who cares about universities?

Who this event is for

  • Everyone


JHB Main Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus


Founders' Day 2019 has a strong arts theme running throughout. Professor Andy Westwood will talk about observations he has on the future challenges and opportunities for arts and the humanities in Higher Education. He will be sharing personal anecdotes from his interesting and diverse career, from his early years working at the University of Manchester’s Students’ Union, through to his Special Adviser roles within Government and subsequent career across HE.


Professor Westwood is a social responsibility expert, the former President of the OECD’s Forum for Social Innovation and an adviser at the IMF. Andy is Professor of Government Practice and Vice Dean of Humanities at the University of Manchester and a Visiting Professor of Further and Higher Education at the University of Wolverhampton.