Alex is listed as a guest speaker for one of our discussions but he does not work at Cumberland Lodge. We cannot share his contact details and it is not always possible for us to pass on contact enquiries to past speakers.

Currently based at Arts University Bournemouth as Access and Participation Manager, Dr Alex Blower has worked as a researcher and professional in widening access to Higher Education for the last decade. Alex writes regularly for national and international publications, with a focus on increasing university participation with groups who are at the sharp end of educational inequality. Alongside his day job Alex is a founder member of Practitioners from Underrepresented Backgrounds United through Education (PURSUE), a national network of Higher Education practitioners from underrepresented backgrounds.

Dr Alex Blower was a Cumberland Lodge Fellow 2018-20.