CUBO Summer Conference 2018

Universities Challenged – building business agility in an uncertain world

Wednesday 27th, June - Friday 29th, June


Conference Venue


The conference takes place at the Telford Innovation Campus, University of Wolverhampton.

See maps and directions on the directions page.



Wolverhampton Campus Tour (Optional)


10.00-12.00, Wednesday 22 November

This tour offers delegates the chance to visit new catering facilities at the Wulfruna South Campus.


The University of Wolverhampton is proud to showcase its £4.9 million new catering facilities. The City Campus catering facilities were transformed in 2017 into a modern, stylish outlet as part of the University’s Our Vision, Your Opportunity £250 million investment plan. This optional morning tour gives you the opportunity to view the facilities and meet the people behind the project.

The refurbished outlet, which also features one of Europe’s biggest Starbucks licenced stores, was shortlisted in the Best Catering Service category at the CUBO Awards 2017.

10.00am    Depart Telford Campus

Transport provided from the Telford Campus. Delegates can make their own way to Wolverhampton, travel details are below. Tour commences at 10.30am from the Millennium City (MC) Building entrance.

10.30am    Arrive Wolverhampton  

Welcome provided by Amanda Shipley, Catering & Retail Operations Manager. Tour of the new catering outlet, comprising of:- 

- The Courtyard Kitchen

- The Cornerhouse Deli

- Starbucks on campus

11.00am    Chancellors Hall - Refreshments provided and presentation on the project from concept to reality.

11.45am    Depart for Telford. Arrive in time for the start of the conference.


The tour is free of charge.


To book the tour please email Jen & Lucy:


Travelling to Wolverhampton directly (Wulfruna South Campus) for the morning tour

Train: Wolverhampton train station is a 10 minute walk to the University, or 1 min taxi ride to the University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Building (MA), Wulfruna Street. Reception staff will direct you to Millennium City (MC) Building entrance. Your luggage can be stored during the tour.

Car: Use the pay and disaply council car park in Wulfruna Street and walk back to Wulfruna Building (MA), (2 mins walk from the car park). Reception staff will direct you to MC Building entrance.

Tour Address: University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Building (MA), City Campus South), Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton. WV1 1LY

Wolverhampton Reception: 01902 321000 (directions to get to MA Building)

Travel map to Wulfruna South Campus: maptowolverhampton