Annual Conference 2022

FYNAC2022 took place on the 11th and 12th of July at Aston University, and was dedicated to Dr Darren Campbell. The theme was “Communities of Learning”

The website can be accessed here: Link to the FYNAC2022 website

Monday 11th July

Opening Remarks

10.15am – 11.15am
Two parallel presentation sessions – Academic and Pastoral Support

Session A

11:30 – 12:30
Weathering the perfect storm: how will foundation years fare in a changing policy environment?

Panel Discussion

12:30 – 13:30
Lunch and the option of campus tours (weather permitting)

Lunch

1.30pm – 2.30pm

Session B

Two parallel sessions

  • Workshop – Thriving or surviving, the multiple hats we wear as academics.

  • Presentations (Academic Support)

2.40pm – 3.45pm
Three parallel presentation sessions – Academic and Pastoral support.

Session C

3.45pm – 5pm

The FYN AGM

AGM

6.30pm
Conference meal on campus.

Conference Dinner

 

 

Tuesday 12th July

9.20am – 9.30am
Welcome to Day 2 of FYNAC 2022

Opening Remarks

9.30am – 10am
Day 2 Keynote

Keynote

10:15 – 11:15

Session D

Two parallel sessions:

  • Workshop – The value of Foundation Years, the Insider’s view

  • Presentations (Academic Support)

11:30 – 12:30

Session E

Two parallel sessions:

  • Workshop – The FYN Scholarship and Educational Research Group

  • Presentations (Blended Learning)

12:30 – 13:30
Lunch and the option of campus tours (weather permitting)

Lunch

1.30pm – 2.30pm

Session F

Three parallel sessions

  • Workshop – Utilising English for Academic Purposes in a Blended Manner in the Foundation Year Curriculum.

  • Two presentation sessions (Blended Learning and Outreach).

2.45pm – 3.45pm

FYN Debate

Debating the statement: Communities built in Foundation Year are the most important support throughout a students’ degree.

4pm – 4.30pm
Conference wrap up.

Closing Remarks

 
 
 
 
 

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