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Skills learners’ expectations and experiences of technology Jisc Webinar 23 November

Dear colleagues,   We would like to invite you to participate in our Jisc webinar on learners’ expectations and experiences of the digital environment in apprenticeships, adult and community learning and prisons taking place online on Wednesday 23 November at 13:00 – 14:00.   The webinar offers an overview of the key findings from the… Read more »

BiNE – Biosciences in Nurse Education

Biosciences in Nurse Education (BiNE) Autumn meeting 12th September 2016, Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences, Birmingham City University I recently joined the BiNE Group and attended what turned out to be a stimulating and fascinating autumn meeting at Birmingham City University. In attendance from higher education institutions across the UK was a mix of… Read more »

Fair Access Research – news update

As part of the Fair Access Research project we wanted to share with you news and data that has been making headlines over August. HEFCE published Differences in employment outcomes: Comparison of 2008-09 and 2010-11 first degree graduates. One of the most significant findings related to outcomes differences for black and minority ethnic graduates. The report… Read more »

Co-creation report: 3rd Year Adult Student Nurses join the Adult Nursing Interview Panels

Third year adult nursing students were offered the opportunity to join the interview panels for the selection of candidates wishing to gain a place on the adult nursing programme at Bournemouth University. Ten volunteer students were recruited and attended a foundational training programme. Students committed to attending five interview sessions and joined an academic, a… Read more »

Partnerships of Widening Participation: Students’ Unions

As part of our Fair Access Research we’ve been doing some filming with SUBU. Our video clips will form part of a resource we are developing to help others find ways to build and sustain partnerships with Students’ Unions for widening participation. Working with Educational Technologist Chris O’Reilly we’ve been compiling useful resources and tips. We interviewed our new full-time officers – President, Daniel… Read more »

Working Together for Widening Participation

Thank you to everyone who came to the Fair Access Research workshop, Visible Students/Invisible Needs on Monday 11th July. It was really powerful and humbling to hear from students about their experiences of university — the positive and the negative. Working with students and Students’ Unions is so important for those working to transform higher… Read more »

Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) Conference – now open for delegate booking

Dear Colleagues We are pleased to announce that delegate registration is now open for the Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) Conference for 2016. Please pass on to non-members of the list. We particularly welcome submissions from students (students pay only a delegate deposit fee- which is refundable on attending). To register please see… Read more »