Supporting Inclusive Student Engagement in Professional Higher Education


To improve policies, mechanisms and practices at PHE institutions for inclusive engagement of non-traditional students


An inclusive environment at PHE institutions in which all students, regardless of their background and circumstances, are fully engaged in all aspects of their teaching & learning, institutional decision making and student life in the wider sense.


  • Increase understanding of existing practises of inclusive students’ engagement at PHE institutions
  • Identify good practices and innovative ways of a more inclusive student engagement of PHE specific target groups
  • Promote increased participation of non-traditional and underrepresented groups within PHE institutional formal and informal systems of students’ engagement
  • Develop strategies and tools PHE institutions and students’ organisations can apply to support the development of an inclusive students’ engagement culture within their institutions and organisations