Symposium Four: Brighter Futures Revisited, 27th October 2016

Themes:

  • The impact of Brexit on BME graduates and academics
  • BME student and graduate perceptions of their educational experiences
  • Recognising good practice for raising employability at local/national level for BME students
  • Setting an agenda for change
  • Roundtable discussion
  • There will

Symposium Three: Does My Face Fit – Exploring The Experiences Of Black And Minority Ethnic Academics And Professionals In Higher Education, 28th April 2016

Themes: 

  • Ways in which the presence of BME staff may impact on students’ experiences, aspirations and outcomes
  • Issues impacting on the extent to which they are being valued in the higher education sector
  • Likelihood of progression and promotion for BME  individuals

Symposium Two: Telling It Like It Is, November 2015

Themes:

  • Issues impacting on academic attainment and employability of Black and Minority Ethnic students.
  • Roundtable discussion
  • There will also be a roundtable discussion at the end, which will be led by practitioners and policy makers in the area, and which

Symposium One: Brighter Futures – Higher Education Enhancing Opportunities for all, 2015-2016

Themes: 

  • Issues impacting on academic attainment and employability of Black and minority ethnic students.
  • Roundtable Discussion
  • There will also be a roundtable discussion at the end, which will be led by practitioners and policy makers in the area, and which

BME Brighter Futures Symposium series: Abstracts and Biographies Overview

The blog includes abstracts from a wide range of excellent papers which were given by academics, practitioners, policy makers and students as part of our ‘Brighter Futures’ Symposium Series. These sessions have been led by the Applied Sociology Research Group,


BME symposium series: Brighter Futures ‘Enhancing Opportunities for All in Higher Education’

The aim of this symposium series is to stimulate discussion, critical thinking and knowledge exchange between the academy, policy and practice concerning the issues affecting academic attainment and outcomes of students at the University of Greenwich.

This symposium briefly revisits