17 Jan 2020

Admissions, Choice and Student Diversity

University of Bath in London, 83 Pall Mall

Members only

​This session will consider how admissions practices affect the process of choosing and applying for admissions to an undergraduate degree and the impact on diversity of the student population. Speakers include Professor Vikki Boliver, Durham University.

11 Mar 2020

Exploring and Enhancing the impact of Student Ambassadors and Mentors

83 Pall Mall, London

Members only

Most HEIs now employ students to work as outreach ambassadors and peer mentors to support access and student success interventions. However, there is very little research into the effectiveness of this strategy and the impact of their involvement. Speakers include Dr Clare Gartland, University of Suffolk.

21 May 2020

Reducing the BAME Attainment Gap

83 Pall Mall, London

Members only

​The attainment gap between students from different backgrounds has now been accepted as a real and urgent issue for the HE sector. However, strategies for addressing this remain underdeveloped and solutions are not straightforward. Speakers include Dr Jason Arday, Durham University and Nona McDuff OBE, Southampton Solent University.