'Where next for widening participation?' HEPI and Brightside breakfast seminar on October 12th

Brightside and the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) are working in partnership to bring together key experts on widening participation to see what more can be done to improve social mobility. Following publication over the summer of our collection of essays called Where next for widening participation and fair access? the Breakfast Seminar on 12th October will provide a platform for the key stakeholders to come together for a frank discussion on what more universities can do to unlock people’s potential within the new regulatory environment:

Opening keynote by the Rt Hon Robert Halfon MP, Chair of the Education Selection Committee.

Speakers to include Zhi Soon, Director, Behavioural Insights team; Vonnie Sandlan, former President of NUS Scotland; Professor Stephen Gorard, Professor of Education and Public Policy, Durham University; David Woolley, Head of Schools, Colleges and Community Outreach, Nottingham Trent University; Anand Shukla, Chief Executive, Brightside; and Nick Hillman, HEPI Director.

Event details:

The event is invite only. Please contact Sarah Isles at HEPI on s.isles@hepi.ac.uk to register your interest.