Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Still time to register for a Free Day of Workshops

Have you booked your place for a FREE day of workshops at Coventry University on Friday 4 July? This event is free for staff at member institutions with a £50 charge for non-members of PlaceNet.

The programme for the day is listed below. Interest can be registered by emailing 

Friday  4th July, 10am - 3pm, Coventry University

Following on from the annual conference in Leeds, PlaceNet are offering a FREE day of workshops featuring insights into some of the key new trends and initiatives occurring within UK Universities around the placement and employability agenda.

This is aimed to provide an excellent follow up to the annual conference and a further opportunity to network with colleagues from around the country and share best practice.

The event will take place in the new £56 million Engineering and Computing Building at Coventry University. The event is free of charge to PlaceNet Members, lunch and refreshments will be provided. Non-members are welcome to attend too, at a charge of £50 per person.

The event will run to the following schedule:

Welcome + Coffee and Networking
Enterprise Placements and Entrepreneurial Learning (Graham Baty, Northumbria University)
Running Modules in Partnership with Employers – Intel Project Module (Harminder Kaur, Coventry University)
Developing Employability through Mentoring Schemes (Katherine Walker, Nottingham Trent University)
Launching and Growing a Placement Scheme (Emily Timson, Leeds University)

To register your interest for this event, please email