09 Feb 2021

Mature Students and Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities

Online event

Members only

After many years of decline in the number of mature undergraduates, the value of participation in higher education for individuals, society and the economy has been recognised by policy makers. This event will outline some of the factors that have led to the decline in mature students, set out the recent changes in policy designed to address the issue and explore how evaluation and research can support the institutional change required to attract older learners.

23 Jun 2021

Unequal Opportunities: Graduate Employability & Progression

Friends House, Euston Road, London

Members only

The number of students progressing to graduate jobs or postgraduate study is highly differentiated by class, ethnicity and gender. Drawing on research findings, this event will describe some of the material and cultural mechanisms that maintain inequalities and explore strategies for addressing them.