Race equality in higher education—University of Hertfordshire

Race equality in higher education | University of HertfordshireDate: 25 October 2013
Time: 08:30–16:30
Venue: The Fielder Centre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Find out about the inequalities associated with Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) academics throughout their interactions with the higher education system.

What can we achieve in the next decade?

To mark Black History Month 2013, the University of Hertfordshire is hosting a symposium that will focus on the cycle of inequalities associated with Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) academics throughout their interactions with the higher education system (as undergraduates, post-graduates, post-docs and into academia).

About the event

With stark statistics of BME representation among the academic community, what can the UK higher education sector do to drive progress for race equality in our institutions?This one-day event will explore the issues affecting BME students, including their learning experiences and attainment, through to the recruitment, development and retention of BME staff; where the sector is in terms of delivering successful outcomes and identify and share good practice.The day will include speakers and workshops relevant to the higher education sector. Read the full programme.

Who should attend?

The event will be of interest to senior managers, academics, equality and diversity practitioners, HR practitioners, trade unionists, students.

Where is it?
The event will take place at The Fielder Centre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

Cost
£99 +VAT
(including lunch and refreshments)

Book your place
Contact the Equality Office at equality@herts.ac.uk to reserve your place.

Location
The event will be held in the Fielder Centre – view map and directions.

For more information, please visit:
http://www.herts.ac.uk/about-us/events/2013/october/race-equality-in-higher-education

Contact
The Equality Office
equality@herts.ac.uk
+44 (0)1707 284000