Networks Conference 2014, Leeds - 13 November

Networks Conference 2014, Leeds - 13 November

Thursday 13 November, The Tetley, Leeds

Graduate prospects for widening participation students: does higher education broaden opportunities?

The third UALL Networks Conference addresses the questions of graduate employment for widening participation students and explores graduate outcomes, social mobility, employer and institutional support initiatives through a stimulating mixture of keynotes and workshop presentations. 

This one-day event is aimed at:

  • student careers advisors, placements and skills development professionals
  • widening access and participation, outreach managers and practitioners
  • researchers with an interest in social mobility, social capital and widening participation
  • graduate employers

Our programme features contributions from: 

*Futuretrack: Report on Longitudinal Research into Graduate Outcomes for WP Students 
*University Alliance: Closing the Gap * Enterprise Rent-a-Car  *Clifford Chance (Global Law Firm) 
*The Paired Peers Project  *Southampton Solent University *University of Leeds * University of Salford.

Read more about our keynote speakers and parallel workshop sessions

This year’s conference takes place in The Tetley, the new centre for contemporary art and learning located in the stunning art deco headquarters of the former Tetley Brewery in central Leeds.  Delegates from Yorkshire higher education institutions are particularly welcome!

Conference Fee: UALL member £105;  non-member £135 - includes refreshments and a delicious lunch served from the Tetley Kitchen. 

Limited places remaining.  Please register online


Birkbeck University
Bishop Grosseteste University
University of Bristol
Brunel University
University of Cambridge
Dublin City
Durham University
Hong Kong
Middlesex University
Newcastle University
The Open University
University of Oxford
Trinity Saint David
University of York



  • Links with the major agencies in the sector, and opportunities for advocacy and contribution to policy formulation
  • Continuously-updated intelligence on policy, funding and strategy at the highest levels in the sector
  • Free or reduced price entry to conferences, seminars and workshops
  • Engagement with action, theoretical research and other funded activities
  • Opportunities for free or reduced price UALL publications
  • Membership of specialist networks, acting as communities of practice across the sector in; Employer engagement/CPD, Work-based learning, Widening participation and social inclusion, Women in lifelong learning, Student and staff development



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