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Improving Access to HE for White Working-Class Students

White working-class students, especially males, are the "least likely" group to go on to higher education, according to the most recent figures from the Department for Education. This interactive event will explore some of the key issues and how do we begin to address them as a collaborative partnership of colleges and universities.
When Jan 28, 2021
from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Where Online
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White working-class students, especially males, are the "least likely" group to go on to higher education, according to the most recent figures from the Department for Education. This interactive event will explore some of the key issues and how do we begin to address them as a collaborative partnership of colleges and universities. 
Attendees will hear from Susie Whigham, National Programme Director at The Brilliant Club, who will be setting the scene, sharing her thoughts on why we are seeing low levels of progression and what could be done to address this. This will be followed by a panel Q+A consisting of white working-class students who are now in HE, who will be outlining their experiences and thoughts on what should be done to encourage more students from this group to progress on to higher level learning. We will then explore, via group discussion, existing good practice in the partnership and how we can work together to support this often-overlooked group of students going forward.

To book places on events, please email info@linkinglondon.ac.uk.