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Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 12: Shakira Martin, NUS

18 May 2018
Access work needs to take an interesectional approach focusing on more than just socio-economic background.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 11: Summer Dolan, Northumbria University

17 May 2018
There should be mentoring schemes connecting parents of first-generation students with parents of potential first-generation students.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 10: Dr. Graeme Atherton, National Education Opportunities Network (NEON)

17 May 2018
The Office for Students should advocate for long-term widening participation targets and a national collaborative infrastructure.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 9: Mike Nicholson, University of Bath

17 May 2018
The Office for Students should develop a basket of measures applicable not only to support contextual admissions, but also target outreach activity and assist in monitoring and tracking student progress and outcomes.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 8: Emily Hughes, Kingston University

16 May 2018
Institutions should be required to set a target to improve the access, success and progression of students with experience of being in care.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 7: Ant Sutcliffe and Dr. Hannah Merry, Higher Horizons+

16 May 2018
There should be funding for a national programme for Year 5 pupils to Year 11 pupils which helps to break some of the cultural barriers to higher education based in class and localism.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 6: David Woolley, Nottingham Trent University

15 May 2018
Universities should consider their curriculum design, their focus on employability and broader success for all groups across the student lifecycle.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 5: Anne-Marie Canning, King’s College London

15 May 2018
The Office for Students should place a top priority on higher education access for white working-class boys and girls.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 4: Professor Anna Vignoles, University of Cambridge

14 May 2018
The Office for Students should ensure there is a repository for high-quality evidence on what works for widening participation and fair access.

Manifesto for the Director for Fair Access & Participation 3: Ross Renton, University of Worcester

14 May 2018
We need a Commissioner for Student Mental Health to co-ordinate a national response to the mental health crisis in higher education.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 2: Professor Kalwant Bhopal, University of Birmingham

11 May 2018
Universities should introduce mandatory unconscious bias training for staff.

Manifesto for the Director for Fair Access & Participation 1: Professor Tim Quine, University of Exeter

11 May 2018
Universities should conduct rigorous research to uncover any hidden assumptions about the content and delivery of the existing curriculum as well as examination and assessment techniques.
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