News: Evaluation of the OfS Addressing Barriers to Student Success programme

An independent report summarising the findings from the OfS Addressing Barriers to Student Success programme has been published. Between March 2017 and October 2019, the £7.5 million programme funded 17 projects across the country, focusing on addressing gaps in educational and employment outcomes of students from the lowest socioeconomic backgrounds and for black, Asian and minority ethnic students by supporting student belonging and engagement with higher education, and consequently participation, retention and attainment.

Narrowing the Gap Summer CPD Programme

Due to popular demand, the Academic Development and Diversity team are re-running its online Narrowing the Gap CPD programme over the summer. It is well known that there is an unexplained difference between the outcomes for UK domiciled white students and UK domiciled students from BME backgrounds; this gap at Hallam is above sector average.…

New event: Bulldozing Bias – a community of practice webshop – 15th July

Bulldozing Bias is a community of practice webshop investigating radically effective methods for fighting bias in higher education Wednesday 15th July 2020 – 11:00 – 13:00 BST – Blackboard Collaborate Bulldozing Bias is a community of practice webshop (online workshop) investigating radically effective methods for fighting bias in higher education. There has been a lot…

Upcoming Hallam Guild event: Leveraging Community to Build an Inclusive Environment – 10th June

Join the Hallam Guild Group: HWLS Minoritised on 10th June for a conversation about race equality at Hallam, as part of this year’s online Creating Knowledge conference. Book your place here (select the Building inclusive communities session, 10th June, 10am): https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/creating-knowledge-conference-2020-tickets-106212596736. The full conference programme can be viewed via the Creating Knowledge hub at: https://blogs.shu.ac.uk/creating/conference-2020/