The general objective of the project Student Participation Without Borders (STUPS) is to increase student participation and lay the foundations of a European network focusing on the development of new practices to promote student participation with the aim of finding genuine solutions to one of the most pressing challenges of higher education.
To complete this goal, specific objectives of the project seeks to increase and improve the knowledge, cooperation, training and awareness of student participation, which is an invaluable source of social innovation. This is key to establish efficient governance and a more inclusive higher education system.
The target groups of STUPS are students, student leaders, students from underrepresented and disadvantaged backgrounds and university managers. Likewise, the project pays special attention to university managers with competence over student participation, inclusion and equality to engage in dialogue and raise awareness of the benefits of cooperation.