Characterising modes of university engagement with wider society: A literature review and survey of best practice

Cheryl Conway, Lynne Humphrey, Paul Benneworth, David Charles, Paul Younger

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This literature review seeks to understand university engagement, and place it in a context from which useful lessons for becoming egaged can be drawn. We use a very wide definition of the term 'engagement' in this report, to refer to all the relationships and connections which universities have with the wider society, including businesses, government, the voluntary and community sector and other societal actors.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNewcastle upon Tyne
Commissioning bodyNewcastle University
Number of pages123
Publication statusPublished - 2009


  • university engagement
  • wider society
  • literature review
  • government
  • voluntary sector
  • community sector
  • societal actors

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