Overview

03 Dec, 20208:45 am-4:00 pm
Online Conference

The Widening Participation Conference 2020 will explore the next steps for all higher education institutions in supporting high quality strategies and targeted interventions which reduce access gaps and widen participation in higher education for disadvantaged students.

The Widening Participation Conference 2020 will explore the next steps for all higher education institutions in supporting high quality strategies and targeted interventions which reduce access gaps and widen participation in higher education for disadvantaged students.

Attendees will gain key insights from policy experts and leading practitioners to evaluate how all institutions can enhance their outreach and engagement activities, eliminate barriers to entry for under-represented students and support the delivery of high impact Access and Participation Plans.

An Online and Interactive Format

  • A Full day Conference delivered via an interactive online platform
  • Opportunities for virtual networking and discussion
  • Speaker sessions delivered with live presentations and resources
  • Live interaction tools and break out rooms
  • Varied formats and screen breaks to support an engaging experience
  • Post-event resources and networking follow ups

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Key Speakers

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Sasha Morgan
Youth and Higher Education Lead
Social Mobility Commission
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Susannah Hume
Establishing Director
The Centre for Transforming Access and Student Outcomes (TASO)
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Professor Lee Elliot Major
Professor of Social Mobility, University of Exeter and Author of HEPI Report
Social mobility and Elite Universities
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Mary Curnock Cook OBE
Advisory Board Member, HEPI and Chair of Trustees
The Access Project
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Nathan Sansom
CEO
The Access Project
Krisha Bainham photo
Krisha Bainham
Head of Widening Access
University of Derby

Other Speakers

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David Woolley
Director of Student and Community Engagement
Nottingham Trent University
Paul Blagburn photo
Paul Blagburn
Head of Widening Participation
University of Warwick
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Dr Andrew Ross
Head of Widening Access and Participation
University of Bath
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Laura Compton
Managing Director
The Elephant Group
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Michael Bennett
Associate Director of Widening Participation
King's College London

Audience

This Conference is specifically designed for the Higher Education sector. Those in attendance will include:

  • Heads of Widening Participation
  • Widening Participation Managers
  • Access Managers
  • Heads of Outreach
  • Outreach Officers
  • Directors of Admissions
  • Admissions Coordinators
  • Directors of Student Recruitment
  • Student Recruitment Managers
  • Retention Managers
  • Associate Deans
  • Pro Vice-Chancellors

Pricing

  • Online Conference (Higher Education, Public and Voluntary Sectors
    £295 + VAT
  • Online Conference (Private Sector)
    £395 + VAT
For group discounts and enquiries about your registration please contact us on 020 3770 6580 or enquiries@insidegovernment.co.uk