Integration or Isolation: Chinese students’ social integration into the university community

The internationalisation of higher education generally focuses on the mobility of staff and students and on extending the reach of universities’ networks, research and reputation beyond the UK. The University of York internationalisation strategy also points to the international experience of all students and aims to improve integration between students of diverse cultural backgrounds, encouraging…

Equality or Quality? Developing an inclusive pedagogy in Higher Education

The expansion of higher education, together with the introduction of key disability legislation, has made it incumbent upon universities to ensure that their curricula, the teaching methods they employ and the expectations they have of student learning, do not unfairly discriminate against any particular student or group of students.  In the UK, a common terminology…