Farhana Ghaffar

University of East Anglia

Farhana Ghaffar is a researcher and evaluator specialising in social mobility and inequality within Higher Education and the arts. Her research draws upon collaborative, creative and participatory research methods and she has worked on a diverse range of community research projects.

Previously, she has been commissioned by the Social Mobility Commission, the Office for Students and the Higher Education Funding Council for England to explore racial inequalities within Higher Education. Focusing on the trebling of university tuition fees in England in 2012, her doctoral research uses creative and affective methodologies to explore the long-term impacts of student debt.