SEP: Raising aspiration by supporting student self-awareness, confidence and sense of belonging

Event Date January 24, 2018 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Location – Treforest Johnstown J132

Part of the second wave of the SEP Raising Aspirations Seminar Series 2017-18

A series of themed lunchtime seminars to share what is going on in USW and hear your ideas about how we can individually and collectively enhance our USW Student Experience.

Short introductory presentation
Followed by 10-minute TEDtalk-style trigger presentations/ showcases and Panel discussion.
Presentations include (more to follow):
Robert Thomas (FBS): Developing affective bonds to assist with retention. The benefits of event diaries.

Simon West (Merthyr College): Developing literacy skills through serious causal gaming

Janet Pitman and Jane Prince (FLSE): A vicarious modelling intervention to increase belonging, self-confidence and engagement in first year psychology students.

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