COVID19 Member Training & Events

To support members during this difficult time, at NEUPC we have pulled together a range of webinars, delivered by NEUPC approved suppliers and experts in the sector. Webinars cover topics including; Crisis Management, navigating short-term legal challenges, contracts, contingency plans and more.
This page will be updated regularly, with links in our monthly newsletter.
Webinars by NEUPC can be found here -


VWV are holding two webinars in September, one on "a practical guide to handling redundancies and restructurings" and the second on "Immigration issues for Universities". Both need to be booked in advance and are free to attend.

Eversheds Sutherland are holding a webinar on 4th September covering managing student settlement packages in response to Covid 19.  To book your place please email: [email protected]

A range of webinars are available to NEUPC members through our partnership with Delta / BIP. These include among others:

  • Contract Clauses
  • Managing change in your contract
  • Rules on Extensions to Existing Contracts
  • Paying Suppliers

Full details and registration is available through and recordings are available of previous webinars in most cases

Matt Carter from Clarity BT explains the various options for institutions chartering aircraft to facilitate travel to the UK for international students,  via webinar on Wednesday 15th July at 2.30pm.

Womble Bond Dickinson

COVID-19: Crisis management for employers

COVID-19: health and safety

COVID-19: Proactively managing business risk

COVID-19: employment issues

COVID-19: Preparing your personal contingency plan

COVID-19: Dealing with existing contracts

COVID-19: Entering into new contracts as a customer

Navigating the short-term legal challenges of COVID-19

VWV have a Coronavirus resource library on their website with a specialist legal advice for universities. Please see the below sections and links for specific topics within this section of their website.

A practical guide to handling redundancies and restructurings

Immigration Issues for Universities

How should HEIs manage staff who are reluctant to retirn to work after Coronavirus restrictions are eased?

Subject access and examinations – what are the obligations of HEIs?

Freedom of Information requests during the Coronavirus pandemic

Using university property to combat coronavirus

Tier 4 immigration update for universities

Homeworking – what are the key considerations for HEIs?

5 ways to protect your organisation against cyber attacks

How can the job retention scheme help HEIs?

An update for universities on immigration Issues

Guidance on working from home – how to stay compliant

Coronavirus and student matters – advice for HEIs

Coronavirus and the workplace – advice for HEIs

Coronavirus and commercial leases – what HEIs need to consider

Coronavirus - implications for HEIs foreign national staff and students

Sector stability and integrity during the coronavirus pandemic 

Government guidance on annual leave during the coronavirus pandemic 

How do I conduct a coronavirus risk assessment 



Redefining what is 'reasonable' and 'fair' in student complaints


Eversheds Sutherland 

Eversheds Sutherland are holding a webinar on 4th September covering managing student settlement packages in response to Covid 19.  To book your place please email: [email protected]

A new immigration system – what it will mean for your recruitment of non-British/Irish students and an update on the implications of covid-19 - webinar - Eversheds Sutherlands. The webinar will run on the two dates below:

Compliance with Tier 2 sponsor obligations

Compliance with Tier 4 sponsor obligations and update  

Handling complex, reputationally sensitive and high value disputes in the world of Covid-19 

Nuts and bolts of possession – residential  

LUPC & SUPC Conference Webinars

VWV Webinar 1 - Guidance on PPN 01-20 and PPN 02-20

VWV Webinar 2 - Force Majeure, Frustration and Contract Management

Webinar 4 - Principles of Successful Change Management - Lessons from the COVID-19 Crisis

Webinar 5 - Personal Resourcefulness During COVID-19