Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Widening participation

Links to Principal's Teaching Award Scheme project abstracts and reports on the theme of widening participation (WP).

Supporting success for widening participation students entering university

Widening participation in Maths circles

Supporting transition to university mathematics with blended learning  

'Feeling like I belong': Uncovering uncertainties linked to widening participation and sense of student alienation in the University

Widening Veterinary Outreach to the Scottish Highlands and Islands: A model for the development of widening access engagement in remote and distant locations

Do you really belong? Understanding the BAME attainment gap at Edinburgh University

Evaluation of the innovative, interdisciplinary, experiential learning opportunities EPSRC Our Health offers for undergraduate, postgraduate and articulating students.

Promoting support to succeed and progress, by evaluating student experiences that nurture an environment of inclusivity.

Developing a disability studies module in the School of Health in Social Science.

Mentoring for success: Co-producing a meaningful workplace mentoring scheme with students and employers

Student-led neuroscience outreach project aimed at a diverse range of high school pupils.

Enhancing International Student Experience at History, Classics & Archaeology: identifying appropriate academic and pastoral support structures for our overseas student community.

Promoting support to succeed and progress, by evaluating student experiences that nurture an environment of inclusivity

Through the patient's eyes: using virtual reality to teach empathy to medical and nursing students

Researching widening participation in Engineering: Enrolment, Progression, Attainment and Support Strategy

Exploring online learning as an avenue for equity and decolonial praxis amid the COVID crisis: re-imagining Africa-UK connections and international development curricula

Developing a tutoring network in Informatics for young people in schools in deprived areas

Open to All? Faculty Development for Equitable Participation in Clinical Teaching

Developing digital and hybrid mathematics support for long-term improvements in quality and accessibility

Beginning university during SARS-CoV-2 restrictions: How can the University of Edinburgh meet the needs of students belonging to a Widening Participation group?