Inclusive Campus Life: event

Working and studying together in higher education: A place for everyone!

Working and studying together in higher education. A place for everyone!

An inclusive campus is an environment of colleges and universities that is welcome and accessible to everyone. Also for people with intellectual disabilities. How do you manage that? In the context of the “Inclusive Campus Life” event we are a partner in, knowledge and experiences in the Netherlands and various other European countries will be shared at a two-day conference. The focus will be on five themes:

  1. accessibility of a college and university
  2. work and employment at a college or university
  3. learn and study at a college or university
  4. buddy systems
  5. a framework and monitoring tool for management and employees to support, monitor and value ambitions towards an inclusive university or university.

What’s the goal?

The exchange of knowledge, experiences and ideas concerning the inclusion of people with a mental disability at a college or university.

Who is this conference relevant for?

  • Anyone interested in the topic of involving persons with an intellectual disability at the campus.
  • Interest groups for and by people with intellectual disabilities
  • Service providers of care and support for people with intellectual disabilities: supervisors, coaches, HRM.
  • Teachers, lecturers and coordinators at institutions of higher education.
  • Managers and policy officers at institutions of higher education,  including support services and HRM.


Friday 7 June 2019

9.00 – 9.30 am Coffee/tea & registration
9.25 – 9.30 am Welcome
9.30 – 9.55 am Key note speaker
9.55 – 10.15 am Key note speaker
10.15 – 11.15 am First round of workshops / presentations
11.15 – 11.30 am Break
11.30 am – 12.30 pm Second round workshops / presentations
12.30 – 13.30 pm Lunch
13.30 – 17.00 pm Excursions
18.30 – 20.30 pm The Inclusive Pasta Party at De Wilg

Saturday, 8 June 2019

9.00 – 9.30 am Coffee/tea & registration
9.25 – 9.30 am  Welcome
9.30 – 10.00 am Key note speaker
10.00 – 11.00 am First round of workshops / presentations
11.00 – 11.30 am Break
11.30 am – 12.30 pm Second round workshops / presentations
12.30 – 14.00 pm Lunch + Campus Safari
14.00 – 15.00 pm Homo Ludens & Inclusion at the campus
15.00 – 15.30 pm Key note speaker
15:30 pm The end

Further inquiries

Please contact Jeroen Knevel.


Utrecht University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool Utrecht)
Padualaan 101
3584 CH Utrecht
The Netherlands

Attending the conference? Contributing to the conference by giving a workshop or short presentation?

You can sign up for the conference shortly.


Attending the conference is for free.


View a full list of our collaborating and financing partners here.

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