East London Universities Collaboration Day #EastLU2020

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Loughborough University London

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

The Broadcast Centre, Here East, 3 Lesney Ave

London

E20 3BS

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Join us on Tuesday 25th February to learn more about what Widening Participation activities can be delivered in your school, college or youth centre by universities based in East London.

The event, held at Loughborough University London's campus on Here East will have representation from the following universities:

  • Loughborough University London (Here East, Olympic Park)
  • Birkbeck, University of London (Bloomsbury and Stratford)
  • University of Cumbria, London (Poplar)
  • Coventry London (Barking and Dagenham)
  • Newcastle University London (Liverpool Street)
  • UCL (Bloomsbury and Stratford Olympic Park)
  • Queen Mary University (Tower Hamlets)
  • University of East London (Stratford and Docklands)
  • London College of Fashion, UAL (Stratford Olympic Park)
  • Staffordshire University London, Digital Institute (Here East, Olympic Park)

This event is aimed Teachers, Teaching Assistants and other professionals working with children and young people. The event will include:

  • 12pm-1pm: Light Lunch, Networking and stalls from all the above universities providing information about what support and activities they can offer you and the young people you work with.
  • 1pm-1.15pm: Introduction to the East London Widening Participation Forum
  • 1.15-2.30pm: Information and Advice and Guidance Workshop which provides information about supporting your students in choosing the right Higher Education institution for them, their applications to Higher Education and what resources are available to support people thinking of applying to university. Led by Loughborough University London, Birkbeck, University of London and Staffordshire University London, Digital Institute.
  • 2:30-3pm: Panel and Q&A session with Widening Participation teams.

Please note, our CPD session with Birkbeck's Centre for the Brain and Cognitive Development has been cancelled due to UCU strike action. To find out more about the strike, visit UCU's website.


Loughborough University London, is a 10 minute walk from Hackney Wick. Alternatively, you can get the shuttle bus from outside Stratford, Westfield. Details can be found here: https://tfl.gov.uk/bus/route/hereeast-shuttle/.


Accessibility information: There is step-free access to the room. There may be doors which need to be opened manually.

Please contact us in advance of the event C.C.Anya@lboro.ac.uk with your accessibility requirements so that we can make reasonable adjustments to ensure you will be able to get the most from this event. For some requirements, e.g. BSL interpreters, we will some notice to make arrangements, so please let us know as soon as possible.


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Loughborough University London

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

The Broadcast Centre, Here East, 3 Lesney Ave

London

E20 3BS

United Kingdom

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