Webinar for supporting university students

Thursday, July 18th 2024,
 Public Policy Exchange will be hosting a webinar on Supporting University Students: Widening Access to University and Tackling Student Poverty which will take place on Thursday, July 18th 2024 between 9:30 AM — 1:00 PM BST. 

If you are interested to attend, please fill in your details in the attached registration form and send it back to me and I will do the rest.  

Confirmed Speakers:Professor Euan Hails MBE – Director of Clinical and Therapeutic Governance at Adferiad RecoveryProfessor Jefferson Frank – Professor of Economics at Royal Holloway College, University of LondonJoanna Burton – Head of Policy for Higher Education at the Russell GroupNaomi Abayasekara – Policy Adviser at Universities UKPaddy Jackson – Chief Executive of Unipol Student HomesTobias Whelton – Economics Researcher at Intergenerational Foundation  ProgrammeExamine the state of student poverty in the UK and its impact on educational attainment and dissuading people from starting universityConsider the value-for-money of the university experience and teaching that UK students currently receiveEvaluate current policy on student fees and funding and evaluate how best to widen participation in higher education and ensure those from poorer backgrounds are able to access universityAssess the different approaches taken to student finances in England, the devolved nations, and internationally
Explore avenues for radically transforming student finances in order to reduce student and graduate povertyDevelop strategies for ensuring students have access to affordable housingAssess the mental health challenges facing students today and avenues for providing greater support