How students from working class backgrounds understand and realise their identity on campus and in their local communities by Andy Mycock
The proposed session will explore the challenges and opportunities for Higher Education Institutions in engaging with and supporting students from working class communities in the north of England.
There has been a significant increase in the numbers of students from working class backgrounds studying in higher education over the past two decades or so. The session will comprise of three presentations: Andy Mycock (University of Huddersfield) will explore the impact of higher education on how students from working class backgrounds understand and realise their identity on campus and in their local communities.
More here: https://workingclass-academics.co.uk/ Ragged University is in partnership with the Working Class Academics conference sharing its ideals and love of open intellectual spaces
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