*** Reduced AoC Member delegate fee £165 + VAT

If colleges want to be successful in Higher Education, they need to ensure that they are actively embedding a scholarly ethos amongst staff and students. This conference, now in its third year, provides the opportunity to showcase and explore how this is being actively pursued in innovative ways and in a range of provider contexts. You will hear about, and be able to discuss, emerging models of institutional research and scholarship, providing you with ideas to enhance your own college’s policies and practices. You will also learn about the latest developments on the AoC/HEFCE catalyst funded ‘Scholarship Project’.

Advantages of attending:

  • This is a unique national event, aimed exclusively at advancing research and scholarship in college settings;
  • You will learn about the latest research and developments in the field of college higher education;
  • It will provide you with ideas to enhance your own college’s scholarly practices and policies.

Delegates who attended the 2016 conference said…

Wasn’t sure you could top last year’s excellent HE research and scholarship conference but you did! A fantastic opportunity to meet colleagues and hear about the range of valuable and interesting scholarly activity happening around the country and further afield.
Gail Hall, HE Scholarship Development Manager, Leicester College

A really interesting, insightful and well organised conference that I enjoyed immensely. I left feeling that I had benefited both personally and professionally. I would urge anyone with an interest in CHE to attend next year’s conference.
Andrew Wilson, Lecturer, Hull College

In the fight to enhance the perception of HE within FECs, the AoC HE Research and Scholarship Conference provided an environment in which the weapons of argument and persuasion could be gathered and honed. To see – and hear – so many like-minded people, to realise the scale of what is going on across the country in FE Colleges, long regarded the poor relation of Higher Education, was as comforting as it was inspiring. An excellent day spent with excellent people.
Tracey Eastham, HE Senior Tutor,  Blackpool and The Fylde College

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The Studio

7 Cannon St
B2 5EP


AoC Member Colleges: £165  + VAT
Affiliate organisations: £375 + VAT
Non-Member (College/Public Sector): £400 + VAT
Non-Member (Commercial): £430 + VAT
Students: £45 + VAT (Please contact us to receive the discount code)

All fees include: Lunch and refreshments


If you need accommodation please call Conference Care, our preferred supplier, on 02476 369720 and let them know you are attending an AoC Conference.

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020 7034 2620

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020 7034 9908



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