Supporting student pregnancy pathways: an exploration of advice and support for students during a pregnancy and postnatally

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“Pregnancy and maternity” is a protected characteristic within the UK Equality Act 2010.Providing appropriate support for pregnant women and/or their partners studying at Abertay is a vital aspect of widening access and supporting student attainment. This poster will (1) detail the purpose and progress of an ongoing TLE funded project based at Abertay investigating university processes and support concerning students who (or whose partners) are pregnant, (2) introduce current (incomplete) findings relating to the challenges faced by students during the pregnancy and postnatal period, obtained via one-to-one confidential interviews.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 17 Oct 2018
EventLearning through Co-Design : Teaching and Learning Enhancement Conference - Abertay University, Dundee, United Kingdom
Duration: 16 Oct 201817 Oct 2018 (Conference website)


ConferenceLearning through Co-Design
CountryUnited Kingdom
OtherAbertay University, in partnership with the new V&A museum in Dundee, is hosting a conference on 17th October that will ask what are the roles of design, creativity and play in higher education teaching and learning
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