How are students’ health and wellbeing needs being supported at BU? BU Academic staff are invited to complete a short anonymous survey which aims to explore how academics at BU understand their role in supporting students’ health and wellbeing. The survey will be open until 22 March and is available by clicking here – it… Read more » about Academic Survey – Supporting Students’ Health and Wellbeing
Fair Access Research
Supporting care leavers into higher education: What works?
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?
CEL staff bid farewell to two colleagues
Staff in the Centre for Excellence in Learning and its Fair Access Research (FAR) Project met to bid farewell to Dr. Wendelin Morrison and Karen Powell who will be coming to the end of their fixed term contract at the end of the month. In attendance was their line manager Dr Vanessa Heaslip who acknowledged… Read more » about CEL staff bid farewell to two colleagues
FAR Think Piece One: All of us put other people first
A series of short, reflective pieces about widening participation projects is being published from within the Fair Access Research (FAR) initiative, which aim to share ideas and experiences on widening participation projects from across the university, to provoke thought and to inspire. Think Piece One is written by Dr Jacqueline Priego, postdoctoral research fellow in CEL, about a co-production… Read more » about FAR Think Piece One: All of us put other people first
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 » about Partnerships of Widening Participation: Students’ Unions