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HELOA National Conference – Wednesday 24 to Friday 26 January, Crowne Plaza, Stratford upon Avon

Bookings for the 2018 HELOA National Conference are now closed! If you have any questions regarding the conference, please do not hesitate to contact the conference team at training@heloa.ac.uk

The conference will run from Wednesday 24-Friday 26 January 2018 and will take place at Crown Plaza Hotel in Stratford Upon Avon.

Please see a copy of the HELOA National Conference 2018 Programme for full details of the sessions and speakers at the conference. For further information on the content of the workshops, please see the 2018 HELOA Conference Workshops Information.

If you are joining us for dinner at the 2018 HELOA Conference, please see the menu for the Wednesday and Thursday evening. Please note that the theme for dinner on Thursday evening is the Festival of Colour, to celebrate diversity. Delegates are encouraged to wear brightly coloured clothing.

If you are attending the conference and would like to find out more about what the conference will involve, please see our conference FAQ sheet.

Find out more about one of our speakers and conference sponsors Dominic Yeadon from Data Harvesting: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/gen-x-y-z-basics-all-uk-universities-dominic-yeadon/ 


Day delegate: £125 per day
Full delegate: £425
Additional night B&B on Tuesday: £97

Please note we are unable to offer refunds on any cancelled conference places.


The HELOA Innovation awards were started in 2011 and recognise some of the excellent work that is taking place every day amongst our membership. Entry form, guidelines and deadlines can be found on the Awards page.

The winners of the 2018 awards were Loughborough University for their innovative Subject in a Box. Further information can be found on our Innovation Awards pages.

The HELOA Group Spotlight awards ran for the first time in 2017, with the very first winners being the London Group for their HELOA HE Awareness Day for Looked after Children and Care Leavers.

This year we have three categories

  • Innovation and Best Practice Award: Recruitment and Outreach Sponsored by UK University Search
  • Innovation and Best Practice Award: HELOA Group Award. Sponsored by UK University Search
  • Marketing and Communications Spotlight Award Sponsored by Data Harvesting

Further information

For more information please email training@heloa.ac.uk.