THe next ACE Stdudents Forum will be a discussion of the Politics of Higher Education Funding.
13.00 – 13.45, Thursday, 9 December 2010 in the Great Hall
Professor Julia King CBE (Vice-Chancellor)
Professor Simon Green (Politics and International Relations)
followed by an open discussion.
Chair: Dr Nat Copsey (Politics and International Relations)
The recent changes announced by the Government to the financing of Higher Education represent the most major changes to Universities in a generation and promise to change completely the landscape of tertiary education in the UK. In this forum, we will be discussing some of the political pressures and processes involved in this question and the implications of these for the future of British Universities.
All are welcome to attend – just turn up on the day!
Our second ACE Students’ Lunchtime Forum was held today, and it consisted of a lively debate between Dr Jorg Mathias and Dr Ian Taylor, with an interesting selection of questions from the student audience.
In case you missed this forum, or would like to re-cap, you can download Dr Taylor’s presentation here. Midterm Elections 1982 and 2010
We look forward to seeing you all at the next ACE event. Be sure to check our blog for regular updates on the latest events.
The next ACE students’ forum will be on Thursday (4 November) from 13.00-13.45 in MB 553.
The topic will be:
No We Can’t? The US Mid-Term Elections and the Future of the Obama Presidency
Speakers will be Ian Taylor (Aston University) and Joerg Mathias (Aston Univeristy), followed by an open discussion.
Our lunchtime Student Forum on the Comprehensive Spending Review was a resounding success, with some 90 students attending the discussion on 21 October. The highlight of the discussion was a presentation by Dr Anneliese Dodds, Lecturer in Public Policy at Aston University. The slides used in the discussion are posted here for those of you who have not managed to attend. Dr Dodds’s presentation was followed by a lively discussion and we look forward to the next set of events.
You can download Dr Dodds’s presentation here: The Comprehensive Spending Review — Autumn 2010(2)