Spotlight On: Access and Participation: an overview of Hallam’s 5-year plan to address student inequalities; and where to find data and insight about your course

Welcome to our Spotlight On Series.

Blog Posts that aim to highlight good practice and support from colleagues at Hallam.

Today: Access and Participation: an overview of Hallam’s 5-year plan to address student inequalities; and where to find data and insight about your course.

 

Claire Walsh, Head of Academic Development & Inclusivity, Lizzie Morgan, Strategy and Policy Manager, Strategy, Policy and Insight and Simon Reade, Insight & Intelligence Manager, Strategy, Policy and Insight.

68% of all and 71% of new students at Hallam in 2018/19 were from groups who have been defined as “underrepresented in higher education”. Last year the Office for Students, who regulate HE in England, launched a “bold new approach” to Access and Participation to achieve: “transformational change…[so that] future generations have equal opportunities to access and succeed in higher education (HE), and to achieve successful and rewarding careers.”

Participants were given an overview on and encouraged to read: