BUILA supports the professional and personal development of our members’ staff through the provision of a wide-ranging training programme delivered around the country, an Annual Conference and and a Directors’ Forum, which provides an opportunity for Directors to meet, discuss and influence the current international HE agenda.

The training topics for 2020/21 include:

  • New to the Sector: International Recruitment 101
  • Working with Agents
  • Virtual Sales Training and Presentation Skills
  • Managing Staff Remotely
  • What makes a successful Virtual Fair?
  • Recruitment Planning
  • Social Media and Digital Marketing
  • Conference, including International Recruitment 101

These workshops are subsidised by BUILA and offered at a low charge to our Members. Please note: you must sign-in to the Members Area in order to be able to register for training workshops.

Feedback from International Recruitment 101:
"The content of the workshop was really useful, especially for someone new to recruitment, covering some essential information such as recruitment strategies, working with agents, safety abroad and external factors to consider."
"Very enjoyable and useful day. Topics were good, and well balanced between presentations and discussions."

Feedback from Partnerships and TNE:
"Good, knowledgeable presenters and a great opportunity to learn what other HEIs are doing in this field!"
"Exactly what I was looking for in terms of information supplied, areas covered and the different expertise."

Feedback from Recruitment Planning:
"I thought all the speakers gave really good insightful presentations. Really great discussions from each presentation, and really excellent networking opportunity as I am quite new in my role!
"The presentation was dynamic and enjoyable, it was reassuring to hear about past failures and experiences and to hear an honest talk about competitors."

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The programme was extremely effective in achieving its objectives and I found it thoroughly useful, thanks!