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Beyond access: Supporting diverse and complex students as an academic tutor at York St John

Category: York St John University, Higher Education, Universities, internal workshop, complex educational needs, student services

Diversity and Inclusion.

Beyond access: Supporting diverse and complex students as an academic tutor

Friday 6 September 2019

Academic tutors are often expected to support students from diverse backgrounds, often with complex personal situations or difficulties. 
Did you know that Student Services offer specialised advice and guidance for the following groups?

• Mature students
• Trans students
• Commuting students
• Students with no family support / coming from care
• Student with caring responsibilities
• Student parents

This session will include discussion of common barriers to success for these groups of students and the opportunities and support available at YSJ. This is particularly aimed at academic staff who are academic tutors however all staff are welcome.

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VERCIDA works with over one hundred clients who are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. If you are an employer and interested in working with VERCIDA to promote your diversity and inclusion initiatives and attract the best candidates, please email info@vercida.com for more information.

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