Published on February 26, 2014
Developing your approach to postgraduate study and employment 25 February 2014 Soo Vinnicombe, Programme Manager Jackie Toyne, Consortium Project Manager
The Bid Widening Access to Postgraduate Study and the Professions • Focus on widening participation at PGT • Access to the professions (including academia) • A range of targeted innovations • Data strand looking at perceptions of PGT • A project of scale and ambition • Academic Advisers – Dr Paul Wakeling and Dr Tim Vorley
The details… • Finance • Scholarships • Career development loans • Matched funding • Academic • Academic innovation • Employer engagement • Information, Advice & Guidance • Understanding the Student
In an ideal world…..
Evaluation Three strands to the evaluation: • HEFCE PSS Portfolio • Consortium Project • Institution- led
Benefits of the Project • Evaluated models of promoting PGT through new financial and academic models • Evaluation of IAG interventions targeted at WP at PGT level • Evidenced understanding of characteristics, aspirations and barriers for PGT students and those who do not progress to PGT • All of the above will inform government & institution policies
To Discover And Understand.
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