Food for thought!

Date & Time:Starting October 9, 2023

The University Design Forum is pleased to announce a series of Round Table Dinners discussing key topics for the sector.

The first round table will consider ‘How to be a great university client’ and will be held at the London School of Economics and Political Science.


Chair Dr. Neal Shasore – CEO at London School of Architecture, will be in discussion with:

Isabel Allen – Editor at Architecture Today

Hanif Kara CBE – Founding Partner at AKT II

Eleanor Magennis – Director of Estates at Glasgow School of Art

Henry Mayes – Head of Education, London & Southeast at Atkins Realis

Tracy Meller – Senior Partner at RSHP

Julian Robinson – Director of Estates at London School of Economics and Political Science


The output of this round table to be held on 9th October will be recorded and a University Design Forum best practice note produced which will be made available on the Forum’s website.

The next Round Table programmed in early 2024 will consider ‘How to manage a successful university design competition’.