Leading us into the Brave New World

Richard Meftah - Creative Imaging - 07990 528 451At Brave New World, the 2014 AMOSSHE conference, four amazing keynote speakers led the way with inspiring and informative addresses.

To open the conference, Peter McCaffrey, Vice-Chancellor of London Metropolitan University, led us sashaying across the ice floe!

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Peter McCaffery discusses leading across professional boundaries and managing student expectations

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Peter McCaffery with AMOSSHE conference lead Chris Twine

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Peter McCaffrey takes questions from the floor

Opening on the second day was paralympic silver medallist Bethany Woodward, with a moving and uplifting account of her journey as an athlete.

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Bethany Woodward describes her struggles as a disabled athlete and how she keeps her focus on achievement

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Delegates join Bethany Woodward for a photo opportunity with her paralympic medals

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Since Brave New World Bethany has won silver at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Friday at the conference opened with Sophie Corlett, Director of External Relations at Mind. Sophie gave an insightful and informative keynote about student mental health.

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Sophie Corlett discusses the changing picutre of mental health

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AMOSSHE Vice Chair Brian Hipkin introduces Sophie Corlett

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Delegate Dr Andy Velarde (University of Kent) leads the questions for Sophie Corlett

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More questions from the floor for Sophie Corlett

Brave New World finished with a funny and insightful keynote from Simon Fanshawe OBE.

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Simon Fanshawe asks what happens when students are calling the shots?

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Simon Fanshawe asks what really improves performance in universities?

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Delegate Dr Andrew West (University of Sheffield) leads questions from the floor for Simon Fanshawe

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AMOSSHE Chair Ben Lewis chats to Simon Fanshawe

AMOSSHE’s photography by Richard Meftah at Creative Imaging (07990 528 451).

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