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Professor Geraldine Van Bueren QC pens article 'The class ceiling: why aren’t there more academics like me?' for THE


UUK must help advance equality at the front of the lecture hall through loan write-offs and conferences, says Professor Geraldine Van Bueren QC. “I am one of too few working-class academics in UK universities. Our scarcity means that poorer students lack role models and mentors with similar life experiences to theirs. As universities focus more on giving students a better experience, this ignored issue must be addressed,” she writes. Read her full piece in the Times Higher Education (THE).

  • Geraldine Van Bueren QC is Professor of International Human Rights Law and Co-Director of the Human Rights Collegium at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).



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