Moving from ‘Access to Success’: Supporting and empowering first generation HE Students by sharing US and UK practice

We are delighted to invite you to our ‘Access to Success’ conference, hosted by the University of Birmingham in association with the Accelerate and Access Foundation. Please join us for an afternoon of stimulating discussion and opportunities to share best practice on the equity of experience and opportunity of First Generation Students in Higher Education.

Access and Participation Plans with the Office for Students require increased focus on the successful progression of under-represented students that we have supported to access our institutions. How can we best support and empower them to achieve their full potential and make the best of the academic and extracurricular opportunities available?

Our keynote session will be from two leading American practitioners in this field, both from Ivy League universities – Dr Khristina Gonzalez, Associate Dean for Access and Inclusion, Princeton University and Jay Davis, Director of First Year Student Enrichment and Kings Scholars Programmes, Dartmouth College. Presenting the UK perspective we will welcome Michelle Morgan, Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Bournemouth University. The keynote presentations will be followed by a question and answer session with an expert panel, including First Generation Students, and the chance to share best practice with colleagues.

Please find the agenda of the afternoon here.

This event is free of charge, but places are limited. Please confirm attendance by Wednesday 31 October.

Register here. Reserve your place.