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STRATEGIC PLAN 2023

Priority Objective 2.3.6 Potential for academic, sporting and cultural excellence, as well as civic engagement will be nurtured, and recognised.

Key Enabling Actions: 2.3.6.a Create a new awards scheme for celebrating and rewarding our students' excellence in curricular and non-curricular areas in partnership with the Students' Union (MISU); 2.3.6.b Establish a cohesive volunteering, civic engagement and College representation support framework for students, aligned with sectoral and non-sectoral initiatives such as Campus Engage in partnership with key sporting, cultural and community bodies; 2.3.6.c Introduce 'MIC Scholars,' a signiďŹ cant and high-value student scholarship initiative for applicants who demonstrate high levels of academic potential and excellence in sporting or musical/cultural accomplishments.

HIGH LEVEL GOAL 2.4 We will refresh our academic portfolio with programmes that promise a unique, rigorous and compelling intellectual challenge to our students.

Priority Objective 2.4.1 There will be an increase of relative participation rates by people at all stages along the life-cycle, with special focus on those most distanced from access to higher education opportunities, for reasons linked to age, nationality, ethnicity and socio-economic or cultural attributes.

Key Enabling Actions: 2.4.1.a A new wider participation strategy - WELCOME (Widening Entry to Life-Long Learning and Career Opportunities through MIC) will be developed enabling a community-connected pre-entry targeting as a well as transition / retention support strategy; 2.4.1.b WELCOME will include establishment of a dedicated scholarship fund for applicant students applying from backgrounds characterised by signiďŹ cant levels of marginalisation and deprivation;

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MIC Strategic Plan 2023 (Full Version)  

MIC’s Strategic Plan 2023 - A Flourishing Learning Community sets out the College’s agenda and strategic priorities for the period 2019 to 2...

MIC Strategic Plan 2023 (Full Version)  

MIC’s Strategic Plan 2023 - A Flourishing Learning Community sets out the College’s agenda and strategic priorities for the period 2019 to 2...