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The Progressive Policy Think Tank

Choosing partnership: Why and how students should be involved in running universities

At this event, run in partnership with King's College London the president of the National Union of Students (NUS), Liam Burns, will discuss the recent NUS Manifesto for Partnership, which argues that students should be invested with the 'power to co-create, not just knowledge or learning, but the higher education institution itself'.

Thursday 30 May 2013, 17.00 to 18.30
Harry M Weinrebe Suite, Somerset House, King's College London

Liam Burns is currently nearing the end of his second and final year as NUS President, he studied Physics at Heriot-Watt University and has previously been President of Heriot-Watt Student Union and NUS Scotland.

This event is part of a year-long series of seminars that bring politicians, policy-makers, academics and university leaders together to
discuss the future of British Higher Education. The seminars take place alongside the IPPR's Commission on the Future of
Commission on the Future of Higher Education, which will report in July 2013. The seminar series will help to feed fresh ideas into the Commission, but will also create an independent public forum for debate about the future of Higher Education.

If you would like to attend, please email Emma Fox.

This event is run in partnership with