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Dr Ceryn Evans

Dr Ceryn Evans

Senior Lecturer, Education and Childhood Studies

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 513766

Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker
Office - 248
Second Floor
Keir Hardie Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


I am a senior lecturer in the School of Education at Swansea University. My main research interests are young people’s transitions from school to post-16 and higher education. I’m particularly interested in social class inequalities in access to and participation in further and higher education. I’m also interested in the role and function of universities in society, including their role in civil society.

I’m interested is supervising PhDs which focus on issues relating to educational inequalities, social class, widening participation in higher education and young people’s educational decisions and transitions.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Widening participation in higher education
  • Inequalities in education
  • Social class
  • Young people’s post-16 education and training

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

I am currently undertaking research to explore young people’s decisions to pursue routes alternative to university. This research is being funded by the British Academy small grants award (EDR1002-100). The research is due to be completed in May 2021.