Promoting Wellbeing &
Vibrant Communities

Share best practice, case studies and practical strategies with leading international experts
British Medical Association, BMA House, 25th June 2019
Unrivalled professional development

We bring together leading international experts, policy leaders and sector colleagues to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing the global Higher Education sector.

The 2019 theme is Promoting Wellbeing & Vibrant Communities. From sector policy and strategy to case studies on improving day-to-day student life, we showcase all things student living.

Excellent networking opportunities

The conference offers delegates fantastic opportunities to network with fellow professionals across the Higher Education, Accommodation, Student Experience, Support and Lifestyle sectors.

Meet colleagues drawn from fields including policy & strategy, mental health & wellbeing, marketing & sales, operations and investment to discover new connections, partnerships and opportunities. Delegates to the 2018 conference rated networking opportunities at the GSL conference ‘Outstanding’.

Share your expertise

There is no monopoly on good ideas, and we encourage any experienced individual, business or organisation to contribute to the conference.

You could prepare a presentation, share some research, run a workshop, or participate in a panel discussion. The GSL Conference is 100% content-led and places on the agenda are based purely on merit.

If you’d like to contribute, please download the submission template for guidance.

You may also want to consider sponsorship and exhibition opportunities.

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Industry Experts

Meet some of our 2019 inspirational speakers


Managing Director @ Red Brick Research

Agency founder and respected international expert on student recruitment, experience, lifestyle and wellbeing.


Student Experience Director @ Unite Students

Pioneer of student experience and wellbeing initiatives at Unite Students, and helped establish the Unite Foundation.


Director of Digital Student Life @ University of Lincoln

Leading University of Lincoln's innovative programme to deliver student collaboration via digital tools and channels.

Jaki Booth

Chief Executive @ University of Sheffield Students' Union

An authority on all things Students' Unions and the driving force behind Sheffield SU's strategy and growth.

More Speakers To Be Announced

More expert speakers will be joining GSLC19 soon.

    Full line-up to be announced shortly. Our 2018 speakers included…


    what people say

    The conference has been amazing, it has been a really good day and a fantastic opportunity to network. And all of the speakers have been brilliant.
    ANDREA PROCTORStudent Health and Wellbeing Manager @ Ulster University
    I’ve now got a list of about 6 things I need to do and I didn’t have that list when I came here this morning… It’s been one of the best quality conferences that I have been to in a long while!
    JAKI BOOTHChief Executive @ Sheffield Students Union
    Really useful. It’s great to be able to come away with an idea and think, yes, I can do that straight away.
    TOM WRIGHTDirector of Digital Student Life @ University of Lincoln
    The day was absolutely brilliant, exceptionally good quality speakers and sessions.
    BOBBI HARTSHORNEExternal Relations & Student Wellbeing @ GSA
    I thought the content was great… Bringing all that best-practice together was absolutely fantastic!
    PAUL WATSONOperations & Sales Director @ Liberty Living


    Full agenda released shortly.

    With a main stage plus 3 streams, workshops and networking opportunities, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

    Check our multi-ticket discounts and bring some colleagues to get the most from the day.

    View the 2018 Agenda.


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