Rose Ryan

Rose Ryan

Director, Access Maynooth University

Rose Ryan is Director of Access at Maynooth University and is responsible for the Maynooth University Access Programme which has led on the development of institutional and national policy in the area of widening participation in higher education. Rose has played a key role in the development of national admission routes including HEAR (Higher Education Access Route) and DARE (Disability Access Route to Education) and on the development of innovative inclusive academic and personal supports for students underrepresented in higher education. Rose is currently progressing the ‘Turn to Teaching’ programme, a million euro HEA funded initiative, aimed at addressing the acute under-representation of students in the teaching profession from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Session 3: Launch of Assisting Living and Learning (ALL) Institute, Maynooth University