Finance Sub-Group Meeting, Queen's University Belfast
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CUBO FINANCE GROUP CONFERENCE, Queen’s University Belfast, Thursday 9 May to Friday 10 May

09/05/2019 to 10/05/2019
When: 9 May 2019
Where: Queen's University Belfast
United Kingdom

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A day of networking and training open to anyone working in a finance-related role within commercial and campus services in CUBO member universities.

To register for the event, and to book accommodation and dinner (if required), please click on the following link:

https://ecommerce.apps.qub.ac.uk/oscubo/catalog/

 

 

PROGRAMME

 

THURSDAY 9 MAY

 

10:30

-

11:00

 

Registration / Networking

11:00

-

11:30

 

Welcome – Director of Student Plus Directorate

11:30

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12:30

 

GDPR - One year on

A discussion of the practical issues and experiences across the group, facilitated by QUB in-house GDPR team.

 

12:30

-

13:00

 

Finance Directorate Overview

Overview including managing challenges in the HE sector generally, system developments, and launching a training programme.

 

13:00

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14:00

 

Lunch

14:00

-

14:45

 

Queen’s Sport Strategy

Presentation on the new Queen’s Sport strategy, focused on performance and participation, and the challenges and impact of implementation.

 

14:45

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15:30

 

Queen’s Accommodation

QUB opened two new city centre blocks in Sep 2018, adding 50% more capacity, and at the same time faced increased competition from external managed accommodation providers new to NI. This necessitated changes in ways of working and how we market and sell our rooms, whilst at the same time maintaining high quality standards and a positive student experience.

 

15:30

-

17:00

 

Tour – Accommodation or Sports

- Tour of new city centre accommodation and existing accommodation

OR

- Tour of Queen’s Sport Physical Education Centre (NB same tour options will run on Friday afternoon).

Both tours will deliver guests to Elms BT9 where overnight delegates availing of Queen’s accommodation will be staying.

 

17:00

-

18:30

 

At Leisure

18.30

-

21:30

 

DINNER (optional)


CUBO FINANCE GROUP CONFERENCE

Queen’s University Belfast

Thursday 9 May to Friday 10 May

 

PROGRAMME

 

FRIDAY 10 MAY

 

08:45

-

09:00

 

Coffee and networking

 

09:00

-

09:30

 

Regional Meetings Discussion

 

09:30

-

10:15

 

New Student Centre overview

Queen’s will open a new Student centre in 2021, housing the Students’ Union and Student Guidance functions, as well multiple commercial elements.

 

10:15

-

11:15

 

Hot Topic - Brexit

A facilitated group discussion on the practical and commercial impacts of Brexit.

 

11:15

-

11:30

 

Coffee Break

 

11:30

-

12:45

 

Leadership Skills – QUB Leadership Institute

The William J Clinton Leadership Institute, based in Riddel Hall where we will be hosting the conference, will provide a bitesize leadership skills session as an example of the courses and programmes that they offer.

 

12:45

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13:15

 

Conferencing Unit

An overview from our conferencing team, who have undergone changes in their ways of working over the past few years and have faced increased competition in the local market, as well as for space on site (due to increased demands for teaching space and necessary refurbishment works).

 

13.15

-

14:00

 

Lunch

 

14.00

-

15:30

 

Tour – Accommodation or Sports

- Tour of new city centre accommodation and existing accommodation

OR

- Tour of Queen’s Sport Physical Education Centre (NB same tour options as ran on Thursday afternoon).

 

https://ecommerce.apps.qub.ac.uk/oscubo/catalog/


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