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Naric North

Our first-ever Scotland and the North conference: Naric North, 21 May, Glasgow


A rich and wide-ranging one-day programme will address key topics of concern for higher education, FE, and professional bodies, with the perspective of the UK nations and regions and of Scotland in mind.

Our main themes are: Engagement - new students, new markets; and Safeguarding - compliance, security, risk. You can choose your specialist workshops online when the detailed programme is confirmed.

 Our keynote speaker will be Professor James Miller, Deputy Vice Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University.

Other confirmed speakers include: Stuart McWilliams, Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law at Morton Fraser on risk; Anne Cant, International & Marketing Manager of Dundee & Angus College with successful international case studies from the college sector; Stuart Rennie of SJRENNIE Consulting on the Nigeria and Ghana markets; Simon Maller, Head of Student Recruitment and Admissions at Leeds Trinity University; and Peter Yetton, Head of VISA / Assistant Registrar (UKVI Compliance) at Glasgow Caledonian University with practical regulatory advice.

As this is our first Naric North, there is a special deal on delegate places: buy three, get one free. This encourages use of the event for team development. To obtain your special discount code for the free place, email

Delegate rates include lunch and refreshments at the excellent venue in central Glasgow, the University of Strathclyde’s new Technology and Innovation Centre.

Members can obtain more information from their account manager, or email