A workshop on Saturday 11th November will be held at BU as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science. This interactive session will explore how schools, universities and those supporting young people in care can work together to encourage and help more Care Leavers progress into Higher Education. It will showcase recent research into… Read more » about Supporting care leavers into higher education: What works?
Festival of Social Science
The Fair Access Research (FAR) team have been working with students to explore what it means to be a non-traditional student at university through the student voice, using photovoice, a participatory photographic and story technique. The undergraduates involved in the research, who were from widening participation (WP) backgrounds, became research co-creators. They took photographs to represent their experiences… Read more » about My voice, my story: the lived experience of being a non-traditional student at university
Festival of Social Science Date: Monday 7 November Time: 10am-1pm Location: F105, Fusion, Talbot Campus Register Here What does it mean to be a student in the 21st century? As part of ESRC’s Festival of Social Science BU researchers Dr Vanessa Heaslip, Dr Clive Hunt, Dr Maggie Hutchings and Dr Alex Wardrop will be leading a… Read more » about ESRC Festival of Social Science: Fair Access Research
Members of the Fair Access Research programme spent the morning working with students in our first workshop for the ESRC’s Festival of Social Science. In My Voice, My Story, we are exploring what it means to be a non-traditional student at university through the participatory photographic and story technique, photovoice. This technique sees you become the researchers of… Read more » about My Voice, My Story: photography, students and social change