3rd Biennial Brasenose Undergraduate Access Symposium

Heather McKissack3rd Biennial Brasenose Undergraduate Access Symposium

in memory of Heather McKissack MBE

Access to Higher Education at Oxford and Other Places

DATE: Tuesday May 21st, 2019

TIME:  5pm – 6.30pm followed by a reception

VENUE: Mohamed Amersi Lecture Room, Brasenose College





Cappy Hill: Improving Access, Affordability and Success in American Colleges and Universities
Sam Lucy: A Cambridge perspective on Access and Widening Participation
Naomi Kellman: Target Oxbridge: Effectively supporting black students

Respondent: Jo-Anne Baird (Head of the Education Department)

Dr Cappy Hill is President Emerita of Vassar College. She currently managing director of Ithaka S&R New York: an organisation managing 110 selective colleges and universities that have made a commitment to admit and graduate 50,000 more low income students by 2025.

Dr Sam Lucy is Director of Admissions for the Colleges at the University of Cambridge. She is also Admissions Tutor at Newnham College Cambridge and an academic archaeologist.

Ms Naomi Kellman is Senior Manager for Schools and Universities at Rare Recruitment. She co-founded Target Oxbridge and is Co-Chair of Oxford’s Black Alumni Network.

Attendance is free but prior booking is required. Please register at:


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