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Graduateness: What is a Graduate of Contemporary Higher Education?

27 June 2019

Third Seminar in the Series: Key Debates in Higher Education

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 10.00 - 1600

County South PDRs, County South College, Lancaster University

 
 Graduateness: What is a Graduate of Contemporary Higher Education? is the third event in the Centre for Global Higher Education’s Key Debates in Higher Education Seminar Series. This one day seminar will examine what it means to be a graduate from the perspective of researchers, student representatives and policy makers.

The seminar will discuss:

·         different meanings of ‘graduateness’ in contemporary higher education;

·         the role of knowledge in producing graduates;

·         how the unbundling of higher education impacts on our understanding of ‘graduateness’;

·         the changing role of universities in developing graduates;

·         how the idea ‘graduateness’ will develop in the future.

Speakers will include:

·         Chris Hale, Director of Policy at Universities UK

·         Shakira Martin, President, National Union of Students

·         Monica McLean, University of Nottingham

·         Neil Morris, University of Leeds

·         Jon Nixon, The Education University of Hong Kong, China (Honorary Professor) and Middlesex University, UK (Visiting Professor)

·         Michael Tomlinson, Southampton University

The seminar is hosted by the Centre for Global Higher Education at Lancaster University. It is free to attend but you need to register. See Educational Research Events webpage for registration and programme information https://bit.ly/2KtuFpX

 

 

Please contact Dee Daglish if you have any questions about the seminar.

d.daglish@lancaster.ac.uk 01524 592679

 
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