The Academy for Education and Professional Development: Student Engagement – How Can We Support the Living at Home Students Experience?

Thursday 14 September 2017 - 13.00-14.00

Academy events are open to all those who contribute to the development, delivery and management of FBMH undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing professional development programmes including staff from across the University, the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre and our NHS clinical education partners.
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The Academy for Education and Professional Development: Student Engagement – How Can We Support the Living at Home Students Experience? 

The Academy for Education and Professional Development’s mission is “To ensure consistent high-quality development and delivery of educational programmes with students experience at their heart”.  Academy events are open to all those who contribute to the development, delivery and management of FBMH undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing professional development programmes including staff from across the University, the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre and our NHS clinical education partners.

Thursday 14 September, 1.00 – 2.00p.m., Roscoe Building, Room 1.001

Miriam Amies, Off-Campus Students Project Coordinator, University of Manchester Students’ Union will present on the importance of supporting and engaging living at home students. 

The off-campus students’ project was developed 3 years ago after it was identified that retention and achievement levels at university were being affected by whether students chose to live at home rather than move into student housing. This group also intersects strongly with mature students, student parents and student carers who are given their own focus within the project.

The presentation will outline the role and importance of supporting participation and engagement for these students, looking at ways to engage the typically disengaged and provide social spheres for the typically independent student.

If you would like to attend this seminar, please register via Eventbrite. Refreshments will be provided.

If you have any queries please contact the Academy (educationacademy@manchester.ac.uk).


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