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    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

2 November 2020

Mature and Part-Time Students e-Forum

If you are able to attend, please register by 4pm on Friday 30th October 2020. If you are unable to attend or to send a colleague in your place you can send your apologies by messaging Richard via MS Teams or e-mailing richard.boffey@londonhigher.ac.uk.

The meeting agenda can be found below. Papers and joining instructions will be circulated to registered attendees in advance of the meeting (and will also be shared via the M&PT Forum Teams channel).


  1. Welcome and introductions
    The meeting will be chaired by Karen Western, Brunel University London
  2. Apologies for absence
    Please notify Richard Boffey on MS Teams or via e-mail (richard.boffey@londonhigher.ac.uk) if you are unable to attend this meeting.
  1. Online IAG portal for mature learners in London
    Progress update from the working group developing this project.
  1. Discussion: supporting mature/part-time students in AY2020-21
    Forum members are invited to share their perspective on the following discussion questions:
    a) How are mature/p-t student cohorts coping with the start/resumption of their studies
    b) Which forms of support and assistance are working well for mature/p-t students? Which are working less well?
  1. Forum priorities for the year ahead
    Members to discuss and share suggestions for themes to be addressed in 2020-21.
  1. Events and opportunities digest
    Round-up of upcoming events, projects and other opportunities for mature/p-t students and for HE staff working with these learners, led by AccessHE.
  2. Any other business
  3. Date and time of next e-Forum meeting



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