In December 2019, Tom gave a keynote lecture at the Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association (AULLA) conference at the University of Wollongong. The lecture was called ‘I was part of the story: pedagogy in/outside the academy’.
Alexander Blower has made this lovely Vlog review of ‘Who are universities for?’
Alexander also came to Bristol to interview Josie, Richard and Tom on ‘A Possible Future for Higher Education:
Students from the first cohort on the Foundation Year at Bristol made this film about their experiences:
You can hear more from the students in this film, and also from Richard Pettigrew and Tom on the experience of setting up the course:
In February 2019, Tom was invited to give a TEDx talk at the University of Birmingham, on the topic, ‘Are universities for everyone?’