Salix present at Sixth Form College Association Funding Conference


The Sixth Form College Association (SFCA), Funding and Finance Conference took place today [Thursday, 17 March, 2022] at Friends House, London.  

The SFCA is an established voice of dedicated sixth form education and the hub of a national network of sixth form providers, who can call on each other for ideas, information and support, and who can offer insights, advice and solutions. 

Salix Finance, had the pleasure to present at the event on achieving net-zero within the sixth form sector with examples of case studies showcasing commitment and dedication to reaching net-zero.

The event was opened by Bill Watkin, Chief Executive, Sixth Form Colleges Association, and followed by James Kewin, Deputy Chief Executive on the future funding landscape.

The day incorporated presentations from key policy-makers and influential thinkers sharing their expertise and insights, to discuss the key topics with fellow college leaders and governors. 

The conference had been carefully put together to blend expert input, with practical advice and group discussions. Delegates also had the opportunity to share ideas, strategies, challenges and solutions to support in funding streams.
Bill Watkin, Chief Executive, Sixth Form Colleges Association, said: “Thank you to Salix Finance for presenting today to share an understanding of where Sixth Form Colleges can also make a difference and contribute to the UK’s net-zero emissions target.”

Charles Pegg, Programme Manager, Salix Finance, said : “Salix Finance is proud to continue its work with the Sixth Form Colleges Association to provide further insight to sixth form education providers on how the public sector can move towards its zero carbon targets. It was great to see a diverse range of sixth form representatives who share a clear focus on providing the best environment to students and staff alike.”

If you’re a school or sixth form college with a Salix grant and your project is nearing completion and you would like to publicise your energy efficiency project with Salix, please contact a member of the Salix communications team at [email protected]