Training Events for National Code Members
The ANUK / Unipol National Codes and Unipol Training are working together to develop training events that address the requirements of the National Codes. These events will support members of the National Codes, equipping their team with the required knowledge and skills to maintain compliant and well-run accommodation. The events are themed in line with the content of the Codes, and are aimed are either introductory for new staff, or more in depth where extra detail is needed.
Details of upcoming and new courses will be placed here, and they can be booked via the Unipol Training website. Members of the National Codes are automatically members of the Friends of Unipol Training scheme and are entitled to discounted rates.
If you cannot attend a specified date, please register your interest for future courses by emailing [email protected] or calling 0115 205 3404
Joint Codes Conference
There is a joint annual conference held with UUK for members of the Codes, and each member is entitled to send one delegate free of charges.
The conference normally takes place in November in London and further information and booking details are posted on the Unipol Training website before the conference.
The last Joint Codes Conference took place on 11th November 2022. A number of session recordings were made at the event and these can be found below:
Reviewing the UUK/GuildHE Code – Your opportunity to be the first members to hear about, and be central, to the next phase of Code developments Fay Sherrington, Chair of the Sector Advisory Group, UUK/GuildHE Accommodation Code of Practice.
Launching a vision and strategic plan for the UUK/GuildHE Code, Mark Swales FInstLM Chair of UUK ACoP Governance Board
Views from the Higher Education Student Support Champion – Progress on information sharing
about student mental health concerns in accommodation, Professor Edward Peck, Vice-Chancellor
Nottingham Trent University, and Higher Education Support Champion, (and From 29:30)
The Student Accommodation Shortage of 2022 – What Happened, underpinning reasons and
the impact of solutions. Some data on the latest numbers followed by a Q and A session, Sarah
Jones, Partner, Cushman and Wakefield and Martin Blakey, Chief Executive, Unipol Student Homes.
Better Late than Never? How changes to the ANUK/Unipol Code related to New and Late Buildings are progressing, outcomes for students and some useful case studies on common pitfalls. Jess Carrier, National Codes Co-ordinator, Unipol Student Homes.
Living Black at University – Report and Recommendations from Halpin Partnerships and Unite Students on the experiences of black students in accommodation. Sam Kingsley, Senior Belonging Equity & Engagement Manager and Jenny Shaw, Higher Education External Engagement Director
What next for the future of university accommodation strategies in the era of economic and post-Covid uncertainty? What role will the private sector play? Panel discussion.