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13 May 202010:00

Dr Katriona O'Sullivan, Maynooth University: Foundation years as an engine for social mobility? A comparison between Ireland and England.

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5 February 202010:30

Centre for Social Mobility Seminar series: Professor Steven Jones, University of Manchester

The Centre for Social Mobility is delighted to welcome its first seminar speaker of 2020. We are delighted to host Professor Steven Jones, University of Manchester. Please come and join us for what promises to be a stimulating talk and some informal discussion afterwards!. Full details
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20 November 201913:30

The hidden curriculum for Widening Participation Students

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9 July 201913:30

Working for Excellence for Equity in Higher Education

The Centre for Social Mobility is delighted to announce a summer lecture by our distinguished international colleague, Professor Penny Jane Burke. Full details
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17 June 20199:30

Centre for Social Mobility Conference 2019

After a successful launch event last year, the University of Exeter is delighted to be holding the second Conference for the Centre for Social Mobility, which will take place on 17th June at the Streatham Campus. This conference will be open to all University of Exeter professional services staff, academics, research fellows and students who are interested in finding out about building a whole institution approach to social mobility, and about plans to improve the access, success and progression of Widening Participation students within Higher Education and specifically at the University of Exeter. The conference will take place in the Forum Auditorium and Seminar rooms, and will include plenaries, a number of different workshop breakout sessions (bookable upon registration on the day of the event), and discussion throughout.. Full details
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6 June 2019

Raising Student Engagement in Higher Education Conference (Inside Government), London

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20 March 201913:30

Professor Debby Cotton: Widening Participation, Retention and Student Success

Professor Debby Cotton, Head of Teaching and Learning, University of Plymouth, jointly hosted by The Education Incubator Team. There will be an opportunity to continue the discussion over tea afterwards. Full details
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23 November 201818:00

Special Guest Lecture and Book launch by Dr Lee Elliot Major

Why is climbing the social ladder so difficult in Britain - and what can we do to create a fairer society? Are we all enemies of social mobility? These are some of the questions which will be addressed by University of Exeter Honorary Professor Dr Lee Elliot Major in a special guest lecture to mark the launch of his new Penguin book Social Mobility and Its Enemies. Dr Lee Elliot Major is Chief Executive of the Sutton Trust, the UK’s leading foundation improving social mobility. Full details
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17 October 201813:30

Speaker series: Associate Professor Neil Harrison, UWE

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12 June 20189:30

Social Mobility Conference

The University's first social mobility conference aims to bring academics, professional services staff and students together to share insights and understanding about the University's role in promoting social mobility by working to improve access to higher education and to create a level playing for students to thrive. Full details
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