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8:45 – 9:15 Login / Register / Networking
9:15 – 10:15 Welcome and Session 1 - Horizon Scanning: The challenges and changes on the horizon with a student-focus.
Speaker: Jim Dickinson, Wonkhe, Associate Editor
Jim returns to the CHEIA Conference to share his views on what we might expect to emerge over the horizon any time soon, and what the implications may be for the sector.
10:40 – 11:40 Session 2 - Student Mental Health and Wellbeing
Speaker: Geraldine Swanton, Shakespeare Martineau, Legal Director (Higher and Further Education)
Student mental health and wellbeing has become an area of increasing concern for universities, with the numbers of students declaring a mental health condition more than doubling in the last five years. Whilst the suicide rate amongst students has actually fallen since the 1990’s, there has been significant media interest in this in recent years, which has drawn attention to the actions universities are taking to address this risk. This session will take a look at some of the issues facing universities in relation to student mental health and wellbeing and their responsibilities for this under existing legislation.Watch the recording
12:00 – 13:00 Session 3 - HE Internationalisation Strategic Risks
Speaker: Vincenzo Raimo, International Higher Education Consultant
Internationalisation has become an increasingly important feature of HE strategies worldwide. This session will explore key features of UK HE internationalisation strategies and, some of the risks associated with them which should be considered in strategy development, implementation and ongoing review.Watch the recording
14:00 – 15:00 Session 4 - Artificial Intelligence: The risks and impacts of AI tools in an academic setting
Speaker: Paul Kamminga, TIAA Ltd. Digital and Cyber Assurance Team
In this session, we focus on AI, which has grabbed the headlines in 2023. We attempt to look beyond the hype to look at the benefits that AI can deliver, as well as some of the potential pitfalls that we must avoid.Watch the recording
15:15 – 16:00 Optional
8:45 – 9:15 Login / Register / Networking
9:15 – 10:15 Session 1 - HE Risk Register Benchmarking
Speaker: Ben Connor, PwC, Director
Ben will be presenting the results of PwC’s annual HE Risk Register Benchmarking exercise. He will go into depth on the key themes arising from the report and discuss how this horizon scanning exercise can be used to inform the delivery of internal audit work across the sector.Watch the recording
10:40 – 11:40 Session 2 - Auditing Culture
Speaker: David Eardley, Azets, Partner
David will share his perspective on how culture can be approached within the work of internal audit. There will be an opportunity for a more in-depth discussion in the afternoon breakout discussions.Watch the recording
12:00 – 13.00 Session 3 - JISC services to the HE sector
Speaker: Simon Farr, JISC, Director of Innovation & IT
In this session Simon takes the opportunity to share how JISC supports key elements of the technology infrastructure that the sector relies upon, as well as the innovations offered by JISC to assist institutions in accessing leading edge technologies.Watch the recording
14:00 – 15:00 Session 4 - Fraud in the HE Sector
Speaker: Michael Wong, KPMG, Forensic Senior Manager
Michael will provide his insights on the importance of fraud risk management at a Governance level, an update on the recent ‘Failure to prevent fraud’ offence, and his experience of HE fraud case studies.Watch the recording
15:15 – 16:00 Optional Breakout Discussion(s)
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