Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research (CHEER)

Located within the Department of Education in the School of Education and Social Work, the research centre CHEER has been established to consolidate higher education research and scholarship at the University of Sussex.

CHEER's director is Professor Louise Morley.

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CHEER will be celebrating its 10th Anniversary on 15 November 2017 with the one-day seminar Does Class Still Matter? Conversations about Power, Privilege and Persistent Inequalities in Higher Education. Three speakers have been confirmed and we are delighted to announce them:

  • Professor Valerie Hey, formerly of the University of Sussex
  • Professor Diane Reay, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Meg Maguire, King's College, London.

These keynote presenters will be in dialogue with new researchers.

Details on the Does Class Still Matter? CHEER Seminar Promo [PDF 814.13KB]

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Details of all upcoming CHEER events for the 2017/18 academic year in CHEER Events: 2017/18 [PDF 79.69KB]

Japanese students explain the differences they see between the UK and Japanese higher education systems

As part of its research project, 'Higher Education, Knowledge Exchange and Policy Learning in the Asian Century', CHEER interviewed a number of Japanese students asking them to reflect on their UK studies and tell us some of the differences between the Japanese higher education system and our own ...

Louise Morley - image from videoHow to get women out of the "velvet ghetto"

Professor Louise Morley talks about the challenges and issues affecting women in leadership roles.

    CHEER leaflet 2017 cover    CHEER Annual Report 2016/17 cover



CHEER Director:
Professor Louise Morley
T: +44 (0)1273 876700
E: L.Morley@sussex.ac.uk

CHEER Co-Director:
Dr Emily Danvers
E: E.Danvers@sussex.ac.uk

CHEER Research Fellow:
Dr Charlotte Morris
E: C.A.Morris@sussex.ac.uk

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CHEER is the Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research at the University of Sussex.

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