Narrowing the Gap in Higher Education: Tackling Ethnicity-Related Disparities in Attainment & Outcomes

Please note that this event is taking place in Central Manchester

Confirmed to speak:

  • Lizzie Tilley, Policy Advisor, Office for Fair Access


Despite the positive work being done in this area, students of different ethnicity still have different degree outcomes. Attend this Westminster Briefing event to hear from our panel about how the sector is prioritising this area and how different institutions are tackling the disparities between ethnic groups in access, attainment & outcomes.

Delegates will have the chance to learn exactly what their legal responsibilities are in this area, discuss how to work in partnership with minority communities and gain practical guidance on how to address the attainment gap in your institution. You will also hear the latest good practice from HEIs across the country for you to take back and implement within your institution.

Key issues to be addressed:

  • Tackling ethnicity-related disparities in access, attainment and outcomes
  • Understanding your legal responsibilities
  • OFFA’s role in looking at student performance across the lifecycle
  • Leadership in institutions 
  • Embedding inclusivity in the curriculum
  • Effective joined up thinking with other areas of work in institutions
  • What are institutions and students unions doing in this area?

The event:

Morning refreshments will be served upon arrival with a networking lunch to follow. Any special needs or dietary requirements should be notified to us upon booking.

The event is CPD certified, and a certificate is available confirming your attendance.

For registration enquiries please contact: | 0207 593 5657

To discuss speaking opportunities and agenda content, please email:

Who should attend?

You will join a range of higher education and equality stakeholders, including colleagues working in equality offices, admissions, student services and support, students' unions, registry, teaching and pedagogy and anyone else interested or involved in this area in higher education.

Thursday 15th June 2017

11.00am - 3.30pm (including networking lunch)

Taking place in Central Manchester (Venue TBC)

Public Sector | 1 Place: £245 | 2+ Places: £195 each
Private Sector
 | 1 Place: £295 | 2+ Places: £245 each

Above prices exclude VAT

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