16 Feb 2022

Student engagement in widening access and participation event: 29th March 2022

sparqs is thrilled to be working with SCAPP (Scotland’s Community of Access and Participation Practitioners) on an event aimed to showcase how students and students’ associations can shape the policy and practice of widening access and participation.

Featuring staff and student case studies, the event will take place online from 11.00am to 12.45pm on Tuesday 29th March 2022 and is open to all in the Scottish sector.

SCAPP is a network for staff in colleges and universities who support accessible learner journeys for under-represented groups, and this chimes with sparqs’ priorities on equality and diversity and a desire to ensure that all students, whoever they are, can be effective partners in the quality of their learning.

This event will be led by SCAPP, with contributions from sparqs, and will feature presentations from the University of Strathclyde Students’ Union, Edinburgh Napier University and the University of St Andrews Students’ Association. Practice will be shared by staff and students on the inclusion of BAME students, disabled students and care-experienced students, and students’ associations’ strategic approaches to widening access and participation.

You can book to attend on 29th March via the SCAPP website.

For further information, please contact Simon Varwell, Senior Development Consultant - simon.varwell@sparqs.ac.uk or 07815 938966.

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