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Postgraduate Student Experience, Employability and Support

Friday, 06 May 2016

This is a joint Student Experience/ Postgraduate Issues network event.

Most student experience research focuses on undergraduate education. Research on postgraduate education has recently focused on access and funding. However, there is less of a concentration on the postgraduate student experience. This set of speakers explores different dimensions of postgraduate student experiences, looking at employability and support. Michelle Morgan draws on research from the HEFCE-funded Postgraduate Experience Project. Andrea Abbasand Rachel Spacey report on a study of postgraduate students’ perceptions of their own employability. Peter Fine explores a longitudinal study of postgraduate experiences of continuing professional development (CPD) in dentistry, and the importance of confidence and experience, as well as methodological challenges. Hazel Messenger expands on a relational and integrated approach to employability which aims to develop postgraduates' potential using a 'whole person' approach.

Michelle Morgan, Kingston University

Peter Fine, University College London

Andrea Abbas and Rachel Spacey, University of Lincoln

Hazel Messenger, London Metropolitan University (tbc)

Network: Joint Network Events
Date: Friday, 06 May 2016
Times: 11.00 -16.00
Location: SRHE, 73 Collier St, London N1 9BE
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Developing a complex and socially just conception of universities’ role in postgraduates employabi
Andrea Abbas, University of Bath Rachel Spacey, University of Lincoln
The Impact on General Dental Practitioners of an Increase in Confidence Following a Learning Experie
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