Party conference

MillionPlus and NUS at the Conservative Party Conference 2017

03 Oct 2017

Mind the Gap: how can universities and the Industrial Strategy solve the skills shortage?

Tuesday 3 October, 14.00 - 15.30 
ConservativeHome Marquee


Join the National Union of Students and MillionPlus to discuss how further and higher education can help close the skills gap.

Speakers include:

  • Jo Johnson MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation
  • Professor Dave Phoenix, Chair of MillionPlus and Vice-Chancellor of London South Bank University
  • Shakira Martin, NUS President
  • George McFarlane, Head of Higher Education Sector, CBI