Search for tag: "1st year"

Promoting fairer access to Scottish universities: how can this be achieved?

This is the second annual memorial lecture in honour of the late Professor David Raffe. Professor Vikki Bolover of Durhan University drew on her recent research in Scotland to consider how we can…

speaker 2false negativessupport studentsdegree programaccess thresholdlong time1st yearjusticeknowledge gapsdisavantaged studentsinstitution specificacademic skillssocial backgroundindividual levelsecondary schooleffectsbottom quintilepercent markscottish funding councildisadvantaged studentsspeaker 1association of commonwealth universitiesfree schoolwidening participationhigh gradesdisadvantaged backgroundsscottishacademic degreesselective universitiesfair admissionmeasurementsubject knowledge gapsuniversitieshuman communicationdisadvantaged young peoplearea level measurementioned earlierlectureegalitarianismtariffs universitiesuniversities in scotlandenglish degreeeducational stagesscottish contexthigher tariff universitiesdeprived neighborhoodaudience membereducation in englanddegree classificationlecture recordingpolitical science termsu.k.communicationgood degreescottish universitiesdisadvantage persongenuinely fair equalityadvantage groupheroic disadvantagefair accessentry requirementdeprived backgroundwinding accesscoded redfalse positivesdavid raffeadmitting students1st questions.f.c.people comingcontextualised admissionshigher educationyouth-led organizationspercent targetparadigm shiftdisadvantaged peoplecognitive scienceyoung peoplecaption completeformal equalityscotlandfree school mealsscientific methodprocedural justicewidening accessedinburghindividual universityacademically selectiveentire populationmedium tariff universitiesdeprived communitiesbusiness termsshallow relationshipfairer access
From  Ileana Iacobescu on April 10th, 2019 0 likes 42 plays 0  

Mathematics for Joint Degrees - Teaching - Grace Sansom

Grace Sansom discusses the course structure and teaching in the School of Mathematics as part of a joint degree. March 2019.

From  Colin McLean on March 28th, 2019 0 likes 40 plays 0  

Mathematics for Joint Degrees - Student Support - Grace Sansom

Grace Sansom discusses the range of Student support available in the School of Mathematics. March 2019.

From  Colin McLean on March 28th, 2019 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Episode 3 - Climate optimism or fatalism: Teaching climate change in today's university

In this third episode, MSc Environmental Sustainability student, Polly Wells, returns as our guest host to continue this conversation with three University of Edinburgh staff members: Velda McCune,…

From  Sarah Thomas on March 15th, 2019 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Born in a microbial cloud: gatekeepers of a healthy life. Prof Debby Bogaert

Born in a microbial cloud: gatekeepers of a healthy life. Prof Debby Bogaert Part of the College's inaugural lecture series.Recorded 12 November 2018.Abstract: It was only 350 years ago that the…

From  Peter Crooks on November 13th, 2018 0 likes 82 plays 0