The 9th Annual Joint Codes Conference
Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend

The 9th Annual Joint Codes Conference - Where is Student Accommodation Now and Where Might it Be in 2023?

When: Friday, November 16, 2018
10:00 AM
Where: The British Library
96 Euston Rd
London, London  NW1 2DB
United Kingdom
Contact: Unipol
0113 205 3404

« Go to Upcoming Event List  

This event provides an opportunity for members of the National Codes to come together, network, discuss the latest issues in student accommodation and share best practice. Now in its 9th year, the 2018 conference will be looking ahead and asking where might student accommodation be in 2023, as well as offering a number of afternoon sessions considering how the social and pastoral support provided by accommodation is more important than ever.

There are 120 spaces available at the event available on a first come first served basis.  Each National Code member can send one free delegate to the event, if further places are required these can be booked for £125 each. Please select the student union rate for the 1st free delegate from any institution, any subsequent delegates who wish to attend from the same institution will need to book on by selecting the £125 normal delegate rate.


Conference Agenda

10.00am - 10.10am Welcome and Introductions


10.10am - 11.10am Perspectives on the PBSA Market: Now and By 2023?

Paddy Jackman (Chair of the ANUK/Unipol Codes Audit Panel and Bursar, Ardingly College) and Eva Crossan Jory, VP Welfare at NUS, will give their thoughts on the current state of purpose-built student accommodation and will indicate what they would like it to look like by 2023. They will then be joined by Martin Blakey, Unipol Student Homes, and Jacqui Daly, Director of Residential Investment Research at Savills, and as a panel they will answer questions from the floor.


11.10am - 11.25am   Networking (Tea and Coffee Available)


11.30am - 12.10pm   Parallel Sessions One

Three workshops focusing on specific topics:

(1) Designing Sociability Within Student Accommodation Martin Blakey, Unipol Student Homes;

(2) Tackling Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia in Student Accommodation Eden Ladley and Rob Noon, LGBT+ Officers, National Union of Students;

(3) Confidentiality and Data Protection What’s the difference and does it matter? - Hilary Crook, Hatch Legal


12.10pm - 13.10pm   Networking (Lunch Provided)


13.10pm - 13.55pm   Innovation and Best Practice in Student Accommodation

Delegates will be divided into groups, led by a facilitator, and invited to share examples of best practice in respect of a range of issues as submitted by delegates in advance, as well as reflections on issues discussed in the opening session.


14.00pm - 14.40pm   Parallel Sessions Two

(1) Designing Sociability Within Student Accommodation Martin Blakey, Unipol Student Homes;

(2) Creating LGBT+-Only Student Accommodation Eden Ladley and Rob Noon, LGBT+ Officers, National Union of Students;

(3) Student Mental Health What Support Can Accommodation Staff Provide? Rachel Piper, Student Minds


14.45pm - 15.45pm    Student Wellbeing in Practice

A plenary session with a difference! Audience participation compulsory….


15.45pm - 16.10pm    Closing Remarks and End


Please click here to book on the event


If you have any enquiries about the event, please contact Unipol Training on or 0113 205 3404.


College & University Business Officers
General Enquiries:
07958 599 947
This website uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some of these cookies are used for visitor analysis, others are essential to making our site function properly and improve the user experience. By using this site, you consent to the placement of these cookies. Click Accept to consent and dismiss this message or Deny to leave this website. Read our Privacy Statement for more.