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14 Oct 2020

Addressing the BAME Outcome Gap: the Importance of Research and Evaluation - Event 1

Online (Microsoft Teams)

​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. This will be a series of three half-day events with speakers including Dr Jason Arday, Durham University and Nona McDuff OBE, Southampton Solent University.

18 Sep 2020

NERUPI Convention 2020

Online (Microsoft Teams)

2 days: 17 - 18 September 2020 . Bringing the Network together to reflect on the NERUPI Framework, evaluation, methods and practice. The main themes in 2020 are online pedagogy in widening participation, inequalities and evaluation methodology. Speakers include Diana Laurillard, UCL and Gurnam Singh, Coventry University.

22 Jul 2020

Transition to Higher Education at a Time of Change

Online event

This event will consider the emotional impact of climate change, Covid 19 and inequalities on society and young people as well as exploring the particular challenges experienced by students from under-represented groups in higher education.

11 Jun 2020

Collaborative Outreach and Uni Connect - Webinar

Online event

This event will run as an online event on 11 June from 10.30am to 3.00pm. This is an open event. To register your interest, please follow this link to the event page.

11 Mar 2020

Exploring and Enhancing the impact of Student Ambassadors and Mentors

83 Pall Mall, London

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.

17 Jan 2020

Admissions, Choice and Student Diversity

University of Bath in London, 83 Pall Mall

​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.

14 Nov 2019

Knowledge, Learning and Attainment

83 Pall Mall, London

This session will consider how our ideas about knowledge impact on learning and attainment and our approach to interventions. Speakers include Professor Paul Ashwin, Lancaster University