Faith and Student Experience
Details about how students use university services can be found in the NUS’s Student Experience Report.
The Department for Education and Skills have produced a guide to widening participation entitled Widening Participation in Higher Education, which can be read alongside the more recent Higher Ambitions report.
The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) have produced a guide to monitoring participation difficulties entitled Equality and Diversity Monitoring in Higher Education Institutions: A Guide to Good Practice.
St. Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace have a guide to creating prayer spaces entitled Recovering the Calm. They also produce the general guide Religion and Belief in the Workplace: A Handbook.
A comprehensive study of university chaplaincy has been undertaken for the Church of England Board of Education by Jeremy Clines entitled Faith in Higher Education Chaplaincy.
In addition, Ataullah Siddiqui’s report Islam at Universities in England: Meeting the Needs and Investing in the Future contains a detailed discussion of Muslim chaplaincy.
Specific guidelines on making provisions for religious groups can be found in the Equality Challenge Unit’s (ECU) report Religious Observance in Higher Education: Facilities and Services.
Advice on maintaining a relationship between students’ unions and Christian unions can be found in the ECU’s Guidelines for Students’ Unions and Christian Unions.