Category: Increasing Diversity Outreach and Support in International Education

Changing Lives: Strategies for Building Inclusive Summer Schools

Thursday, Jun 1
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
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Summer schools can become an instrument for social inclusivity. Find out how your institution might change lives by exploring how inclusivity can be embedded in academic summer curricula.

Sarah Williamson

Director of Summer Programmes
King's College London
London, United Kingdom

Dr Williamson has 15 years business development experience in Higher Education, the last 9 of which have been spent leading and providing consultancy services on innovative institutional international education projects that change the cultural landscape of higher education institutions.

At King's College London she is a university director, leading the university's strategy for increasing its summer programming activity on campus and overseas. Before this, she was the inaugural Head of Study Abroad (2009-14) and the architect of King’s study abroad strategy and programming.

Alexander Heinz

Education Programme Lead, Summer Programmes
King's College London
London, United Kingdom

Dr Alexander Heinz is Senior Tutor for Summer Programmes at King’s College London and leads on the university’s summer education programme. A trained historian, Dr Heinz has been building King’s large portfolio of cutting edge, diverse academic summer education opportunities from their early beginnings in London and overseas. He particularly enjoys forging key national and international collaborations with HEIs and high profile cultural and political organisations in order to significantly enrich the student experience.