Annual Admissions Conference 2019

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Carys Willgoss

Principal Policy Adviser, UCAS


Carys leads the Progression to HE Team to ensure that our data and insight influences the shape of the sector. Since joining UCAS in October 2014, Carys has taken a lead role in understanding the impact of the changing policy environment on us and our customers. Most recently, authoring two landmark reports: Who are the ‘future nurses’? – understanding the spike in appetite to study nursing post-pandemic – and Where next? – shedding light on how and why international students make choices. She also led on a two-year project to develop and launch our corporate strategy, Discover Your Future. Carys previously held the post of Postgraduate Admissions Manager at Arden University. A linguist by trade, graduating from the University of Bath with a first-class honours degree in 2011, Carys also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration.

Monday 8 April 2019 11:45 - 12:40

Brexit – what next for higher education?

Tuesday 9 April 2019 14:35 - 15:25

UCAS’ modernised contextual data service (MCDS)

Monday 8 April 2019 16:40 -17:30

Improving social mobility through effective use of data

Tuesday 9 April 2019 11:55 - 12:50
Monday 8 April 2019 16:40 -17:30

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