2013 BAICE & UKFIET Student Conference, University of Sussex
2013 BAICE & UKFIET Student Conference, University of Sussex

Calling all Students!

Are you:

  • A Graduate or Postgraduate Student interested in joining BAICE?
  • Already a BAICE Student Member?

This is your source of information about:

  • Your Student Reps
  • Benefits of Student Membership and How to Join 

BAICE Student Representatives

Your Student Representatives are responsible for bringing the student voice to the Executive Committee Meetings and organising Student Activities, including conferences and events that are tailored to students’ needs.  Your Student Representatives are:

Helen Hanna
Helen Hanna
Yuwei Xu
Yuwei Xu

Helen Hanna is a PhD student at Queen’s University, Belfast, School of Education. Her research compares citizenship education and educational rights in Northern Ireland and Israel. Contact:

Yuwei Xu is a PhD student at the University of Glasgow, School of Education. His research investigates gender and ECE, especially in male early childhood teachers. Contact:

Past Student Representatives

Sajjadllah Alhawsawi completed his PhD at the University of Sussex, School of Education and Social Work. His PhD investigated Saudi students learning experiences in a higher education. Contact:

Lizzi Milligan completed her PhD at the University of Bristol with the research centre for International and Comparative Studies (ICS).  Her research concerns Free Secondary Education in Kenya.  Contact:

Anupam Pachauri completed her PhD at the University of Sussex and was a research associate with the Consortium for Research and Equity Access and Transition in Education (CREATE) at the Centre for International Education, Sussex Institute.  Contact:

Paul Fean completed his PhD at the Centre for International Education, University of Sussex.  His thesis focused on participatory action research with adult education teachers in Sudan.  Paul is currently undertaking consultancy work on teacher support and development in the Middle East and North Africa.  Contact:

Cheryl Rounsaville completed her PhD at the University of Nottingham’s Centre for Research in Higher, Adult and Vocational Education (HAVE). She is currently conducting research and developing e-learning content around the idea of peer mentoring in which UK/UK-based students provide peer support to new international students. Contact:

Benefits of Student Membership

Students can join BAICE at a discounted rate of £18.  All BAICE members, including students, are entitled to:

  • reduced registration fees at BAICE conferences and events
  • journal subscription to the BAICE journal Compare – 6 issues per year
  • reduced subscription rates to sister journals
  • a 20% discount on Routledge books

In addition, research students:

  • may post the titles of their theses on the BAICE website
  • publish the abstracts of their research degrees in Compare

Additionally, two elected student representatives plan and host annual events specifically geared to meet the needs of research students – usually at low rates or free of charge to student members.

For more information about benefits and how to join, read our Membership page.

Publication of Doctoral Abstracts

If you have recently successfully completed a doctoral thesis (including PhD, DPhil and Professional Doctorate) in the area of international and comparative education, you are invited to submit your thesis abstract for dissemination through BAICE and Compare. Journal editorials will publicise the availability of new theses, and provide a web link to the abstract on the BAICE website. In the abstract, please highlight the ways in which your research contributes to the field of international and comparative education in particular. Your abstract should be no longer than 500 words, and include:

  • your full name
  • thesis title
  • title of the degree, the university where it was awarded, and the date it was awarded your current institutional affiliation, and contact details (including email address)
  • a short bio (100 words max.) and photo, and, if available, a link to your webpage

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