Community engagement in Belfast: Queen's University and the Sandy Row community

Jackie McDonald, Nikki Johnston, Garnet Busby, Anthony Gallagher

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review


This chapter examines a case study of a university-community civic engagement project involving a homework club in an area of significant educational and social disadvantage. The chapter gives voice to community leaders who talk about the role of the initiative and their relationship with the university.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHigher education for democratic innovation
EditorsSjur Bergan, Tony Gallagher, Ira Harkavy
PublisherCouncil of Europe
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)978-92-871-8221-0
ISBN (Print)978-92-871-8121-3
Publication statusPublished - 01 Mar 2016

Publication series

NameCouncil of Europe Higher Education Series
PublisherCouncil of Europe


  • Northern Ireland
  • higher eudcation
  • civic engagement
  • volunteering
  • social disadvantage
  • community


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