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MH002

University of Wolverhampton City Campus

Wulfruna Street

Wolverhampton

WV1 1LY

United Kingdom

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Hosted by the University of Wolverhampton Students’ Union and the University’s College of Learning and Teaching, this conference will provide a platform to listen to BAME students’ about their educational experiences at the University. Students’ stories will be presented in a variety of ways, with the aim of gaining greater insight into BAME students’ perceptions and how these are linked to a sense of belonging.

Amatey Doku (former Vice President for Higher Education, NUS) will present the main findings of the recent report by Universities UK and the NUS- ‘Black, Asian and minority ethnic student attainment at UK universities: #ClosingtheGap'.

The SU Officers will also launch their campaign ‘Believe, Belong, Achieve’. This campaign focuses around celebrating BAME students success, by highlighting profiles of BAME students and alumni.

The conference will run between 13:30-15:30, with refreshments available from 13.00 in MH002 . All staff and students are welcome. Booking is essential.

Believe, Belong, Achieve: listening to BAME students’ educational experiences

Venue: MH002

1.30pm Welcome- Ayo Falana, Union Affairs Officer, University of Wolverhampton Students’ Union

1.35pm -A Story Retold

1.50 pm- Key note "Centering BME students' lived experience in tackling the attainment gap. What does this mean in practice?" Amatey Doku Consultant @nousgroup and former Vice President for Higher Education, NUS

2.20pm - Question and Answer session Amatey Doku and Dr Shirin Housee, Senior Lecturer, University of Wolverhampton

2.40pm- Students’ Stories (Video)

2.50pm - Panel discussion- Amatey Doku, Ayo Falana, Esther Shonibare, Diversity Officer, University of Wolverhampton Students’ Union, Dr Shirin Housee, David Bourne, Head of Security, University of Wolverhampton

3.15pm - Launch of Believe, Belong, Achieve Campaign -Ayo Falana with Dr Ojo Opeolu, Senior Lecturer, University of Wolverhampton.

3.30pm - Close

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MH002

University of Wolverhampton City Campus

Wulfruna Street

Wolverhampton

WV1 1LY

United Kingdom

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