A partnership approach to pandemic policy: building student confidence in the wake of Covid-19

Authors

  • Cara Chittenden University of Exeter, Falmouth and Exeter Students' Union
  • Penny Dinh University of Exeter, University of Exeter Students' Guild
  • Beverley Hawkins University of Exeter https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6573-9469
  • Rob Freathy University of Exeter https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3196-303X
  • Pete Vukusic University of Exeter

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47408/jldhe.vi22.793

Keywords:

Covid-19, student partnerships, higher education policy, higher education leadership, student voice, student experience

Author Biographies

Cara Chittenden, University of Exeter, Falmouth and Exeter Students' Union

Cara Chittenden is the Exeter President of the Falmouth and Exeter Students' Union.

Penny Dinh, University of Exeter, University of Exeter Students' Guild

Penny Dinh is Vice President Education at the University of Exeter Students' Guild.

Beverley Hawkins, University of Exeter

Beverley Hawkins is Associate Professor in Leadership and interim Associate Dean Education at the College of Social Sciences and International Studies, University of Exeter.

Rob Freathy, University of Exeter

Rob Freathy is Professor of Education and Academic Dean for Students at the University of Exeter.

Pete Vukusic, University of Exeter

Pete Vukusic is Professor of BioPhotonics and interim Associate Academic Dean for Students at the University of Exeter.

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Published

2021-10-27

How to Cite

Chittenden, C., Dinh, P., Hawkins, B., Freathy, R. . and Vukusic, P. (2021) “A partnership approach to pandemic policy: building student confidence in the wake of Covid-19”, Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, (22). doi: 10.47408/jldhe.vi22.793.