Universities and improving employment outcomes for Muslims
29 April 2016
The Women and Equalities Committee hears from two panels of witnesses, focusing on Muslim students and improving employment support.
Tuesday 3 May 2016, Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
- Laura Morley, IntoUniversity
- Aman Ali, Federation of Student Islamic Societies
- Professor Jacqueline Stevenson, Sheffield Institute of Education
- Helen Barnard, Joseph Rowntree Foundation
- Kirsty McHugh, Employment Related Services Association
- Karen Galey, Camden Council
- Sarah Elie, Somers Town Community Association
Purpose of the session
- Are Muslim students less likely to apply to top universities, and if so, why?
- Are universities and Government doing enough to widen access to university?
- Could better career support be provided?
- How could employment support services better engage with ethnic minority communities?
- What could employers do to provide more effective in-work support for Muslim and ethnic minority employees?
- How can the Government promote access to childcare provision for ethnic minority women?
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