Presentation on theme: "Bethan Payne, Higher Education Policy Assistant Birmingham 6 th July Widening Participation in the Erasmus Programme."— Presentation transcript:
Bethan Payne, Higher Education Policy Assistant Birmingham 6 th July Widening Participation in the Erasmus Programme
Have you, or are you planning to study abroad as part of your course?
Why havent you, or why arent you planning to study abroad?
Main Barriers: For everyone Relevance Finance Language
Main Barriers: For low participation groups Worried about having to study for another year Family commitments Didnt want to be away from home * Students from lower social classes are more likely to be aware of opportunities, but less likely to go on them
The role of the union Erasmus society Course rep system Other societies – intercultural events? Welcome Fair