Symposium 2019

The UEL Learning & Teaching Symposium 2019 –
Thursday 19th September

University Square Stratford | 1 Salway Pl, London E15 1NF [Google Map]

Nearest Station: Stratford (Overground, National Rail, Jubilee and Central Lines). 5 minutes walk from the station. Turn left out of the station and follow the road around to the right.

Symposium 2019 Booklet (PDF, 3.0MB)

Catch-ip the tweets via @UEL_CELT or #uelLTsymp19 


Time Activity Location
9:30 – 9:45 Registration and refreshments Foyer
9:45 – 10:00 Welcome & Introduction of Guest Speaker

Professor Charles Egbu – Pro-Vice Chancellor Education and Experience

10:00 – 10:45 Keynote Speaker

Prof Kevin Hylton

10:45 – 10:50 Refreshments in rooms US.G.19
10:50 – 12:30


90-minute workshops/ sessions


(with a 5’ break in the middle)


The Impact of Peer Mentorship – Beyond Student Connection

Earle Abrahamson, Jonathan Mann, Rachel Oliver, together with 2 student mentors

School of Health, Sport and Bioscience and Centre for Student Success, UEL




Stories of Success – Discussing race, decoloniality,  inclusion

Jacqueline Owusu, Mary Martins, Samson Olagbami, Clare Matysova, Andrea Didier

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, UEL

Fostering wellbeing using creative methods

Jo Collins and Nicole Brown University of Kent and UCL Institute of Education

Learning AWESOME: LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® in Higher Education

ML White

Cass School of Education and Communities, UEL

Fit for the future: leading the way in practice learning for nursing students at UEL

Josh Onyango (SL), Nigel Davies (PL), Nicola Carter (Hon Clinical Tutor/NHS Practice Educator), Iain Torrance (NHS Practice Educator) plus 2 nursing students

School of Health, Sport and Bioscience, UEL



Inclusive leadership for an interconnected world

Louise Anderson, Common Purpose

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch (Buffet Style) & Awards Presentation US.G.19


13:30 – 14:20

(45-minute sessions)




Connecting Me To U(university): Showcasing the Applied Practice of Equitable Teaching

Michael Cole

School of Health, Sport and Bioscience, UEL




Connecting with Research to Support Student Success

Emily McIntosh

University of Bolton

Piloting Collaborative Active Learning with International Pathway students – Connecting by Innovative Pedagogies

Prof Gary Prosser and Dr Diane Dale 

Kaplan International Pathways UK and The University of Nottingham International College

Creating a Digital Community of Practice using Talis Elevate at the University of Lincoln

Matt East and Jamie Wood

Talis and University of Lincoln

Connecting students through In Class Polling

Snigdha Nag, Veronica Lachkovic, Dominic Pates 

City Law School, City, University of London (Bar Professional Training Course)

Many Voices: A safe space for raising marginalised voices and connecting students and staff with each other

Anna Caffrey and Carol Hughes

School of Health, Sport and Bioscience and Library Services, UEL.

14:20 – 14:30 Transition & break US.G.19
14:30 – 15:20


(45-minute sessions)



Collective case building – students as partners in case-based teaching

Saad Qureshi SAE Institute UK




Assessments: letting students decide

Nicole Brown

UCL Institute of Education

Exploring strategies to support dyslexic nursing student on the clinical placement component of their BSc (Hons) Nursing in Adult Nursing programme

Valerie Nangle

School of Health, Sport and Bioscience, UEL

‘Education 4.0: Is characterising and harmonising intelligences a way of thinking about a Pedagogy 4.0 for HE?

Prof Andrew Ravenscroft and Michael Bunce

Cass School of Education and Communities and Arts, Technology and Innovation, UEL

Decolonial pedagogies and refugees’ higher education trajectories

Giorgia Donà, Afaf Jabiri, Aura Lounasmaa, Jessica Oddy, Corinne Squire with Mohammed Omar Ahmed, Hatixhe Madana and Paloma Pinto

Centre for Migration, Refugees and Belonging (CMRB) and Centre for Narrative Research (CNR), Department of Social Sciences and Social Work, UEL

15:20 -15:30 Transition and break
15:30 – 15:40 Introduction

Santanu Vasant

15:40 -16:25 Keynote Speaker

Dr Theo Gilbert