EPC Recruitment and Admissions Forum 2018: What works?

We bring you a new format, new insight, and evidence-based accounts of “What works” for you to take back to your university with you. Hear from the new regulator as Sarah Howls of the Office for Students joins us to discuss “What works?”. Plus, UCAS Director, Helen Thorne MBE, will give us unprecedented insight into what works in engineering admissions through an evidenced-based reflection on some of the engineering data exclusively held by UCAS. With a welcome from Professor Sir Chris Husbands. Join event

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We bring you a new format, new insight, and evidence-based accounts of “What works” for you to take back to your university with you.

Hear from the new regulator as Sarah Howls of the Office for Students joins us to discuss “What works?”. Plus, UCAS Director, Helen Thorne MBE, will give us unprecedented insight into what works in engineering admissions through an evidenced-based reflection on some of the engineering data exclusively held by UCAS.

With a welcome from Professor Sir Chris Husbands.
1
Day Event
17
Speakers
9
Sessions

EPC Recruitment and Admissions Forum 2018: What works?

Speakers

Sarah Howls
Sarah Howls
Head of Access and Participation Funding and Programmes Office for Students
IB & Engineering
IB & Engineering
Henry Coverdale
Improving conversion by developing aspiration: the use of employability and personal development in student recruitment
Improving conversion by developing aspiration: the use of employability and personal development in student recruitment
Louise Hall
Researching Futures in Engineering (REFINE)
Researching Futures in Engineering (REFINE)
Dr Diane Harris, Dr Maria Pampaka and Prof Julian Williams Head of the Critical Pedagogies Research Group
State of play of STEM post 16 education in Kent
State of play of STEM post 16 education in Kent
Anne Nortcliffe
Peer Mentoring Success, Expansion and Evaluation
Peer Mentoring Success, Expansion and Evaluation
Holly Castleton, Emma Carter, Annie Fonseca
Developing appropriate admissions tests using STEM-based problem solving MCQs
Developing appropriate admissions tests using STEM-based problem solving MCQs
Dr Jane Buckle
Authentic Assessment in STEM
Authentic Assessment in STEM
Dr Ian Tuersley
Dr Georgina Harris
Chair EPC Recruitment and Admissions Committee
Stella Fowler
Policy and Research Officer Engineering Professors' Council
Professor Mike Bramhall
Professor Mike Bramhall
Emeritus Professor of Engineering Education Sheffield Hallam University
Kathryn Jones
Education Marketing Consultant The Honest Marketer
Fran Dainty
Head of STEM Content and Expertise STEM Learning
Dr Susan Scurlock
CEO and Founder Primary Engineer
Helen Thorne MBE
Helen Thorne MBE
Director, External Relations UCAS
Dr Geoff Parks
Dr Geoff Parks
Reader in Nuclear Engineering University of Cambridge Department of Engineering
Professor Sir Chris Husbands
Professor Sir Chris Husbands
Vice-Chancellor Sheffield Hallam University

Agenda

09:45 - 10:00

WELCOME

Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre

Professor Sir Chris Husbands

10:00 - 10:30

KEYNOTE: Engineering admissions: trends in applications, offers and acceptances

Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre

Helen Thorne MBE

10:30 - 11:30

ATTRACTION: Engineers in the making / What attracts a school student to study engineering?

Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre

11:30 - 11:45

Refreshments in the Atrium

11:45 - 12:45

RECRUITMENT: What's so special about you?

Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre

Kathryn Jones

12:45 - 13:30

Lunch and poster presentations

Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre

13:30 - 14:30

ADMISSIONS Launch of the EPC engineering enrolments survey results 2018 / Entry qualifications - The River of Constant Change

Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre

14:30 - 14:45

Refreshments in the Atrium

14:45 - 15:45

RETENTION: How to keep a student through to graduation

Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre

Professor Mike Bramhall

15:45 - 16:15

KEYNOTE: What Works?

Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre

Sarah Howls

16:15 - 16:30

Round up and close

Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre

Dr Georgina Harris

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