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'Fitting in' or 'standing out': working-class students in UK higher education
Abstract
Article analysing how different institutional habituses of spaces and identities influence working-c...
Author(s)
Reay,D. | Crozier,G. | Clayton,J
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2010
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Have bursaries influenced choice between universities?
Abstract
Study investigating whether disadvantaged young people in England are more likely to choose universi...
Author(s)
Corver,M
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Socio-economic groups | Institutional and regional differences | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2010
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Higher education expansion and differentiation in the Republic of Ireland
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This analysis of school leaver entrants to higher education in Ireland between 1980 and 2006.
Author(s)
McCoy,S. | Smyth,E
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Institutional and regional differences | Extent and pattern of participation | Gender | International
Date
01/01/2010
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Unleashing aspiration: The final report of the Panel on Fair Access to the Profession
Abstract
This report, which examines issues of social mobility in the professions.
Author(s)
The Panel on Fair Access to the Profession
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2009
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Motivation to study in higher education: a comparison between Germany and Great Britain
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Study dealing with reasons for the motivations of German and British A level students to study in hi...
Author(s)
Loeber,S. | Higson,H
Theme(s)
Student experience | Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Reasons for study and choice of course | Socio-economic groups | Gender | International
Date
01/01/2009
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Emotional journeys: young people and transitions to university
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The article provides an interpretation of the role emotions play in understanding young people's tra...
Author(s)
Christie,H
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Reasons for study and choice of course
Date
01/01/2009
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Re-evaluating the role of social capital in the career decision-making behaviour of working-class students
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Study looking at the extent to which lack of social capital can disadvantage working class universit...
Author(s)
Greenbank,P
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Careers services/advisers | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2009
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Knowing the 'unknown': investigating the students whose social class is not known at entry to higher education
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An investigation of university applicants whose social class has been designated as ‘unknown’.
Author(s)
Harrison,N. | Hatt,S
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2009
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Different strokes for different folks: diverse students in diverse institutions - experiences of higher education
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Study looking at the experiences of working class and middle class students at four different higher...
Author(s)
Crozier,G. | Reay,D. | Clayton,J. | Colliander,L. | Grinstead,J
Theme(s)
Student experience | Generic Themes | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Reasons for study and choice of course | Socio-economic groups | Information needs of students
Date
01/01/2008
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Increasing higher education participation amongst disadvantaged young people and schools in poor communities
Abstract
This report is about barriers to disadvantaged people entering higher education in the UK.
Author(s)
Lampl,P
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Lifelong learning | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2008
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Participation and equity. A review of the participation in higher education of people from low socioeconomic backgrounds and Indigenous people
Abstract
This report comprises a literature review and data analysis relating to the participation in higher ...
Author(s)
Centre for the Study of Higher Education, University of Melbourne
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation | International
Date
01/01/2008
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The poor and the rich: a look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Abstract
The paper explores the divide between poor and rich undergraduate students in the USA and presents a...
Author(s)
Douglass,J. | Thomson,G
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Socio-economic groups | Extent and pattern of participation | International
Date
01/01/2008
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Does the fear of debt constrain choice of university and subject of study?
Abstract
Article investigating the impact of student debt on students’ choices of what and where to study a...
Author(s)
Callender,C. | Jackson,J
Theme(s)
Student experience | Student experience | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support | Reasons for study and choice of course | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2008
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Working class students and the career decision-making process: a qualitative study
Abstract
The report is based on a research study that investigates how working class undergraduate students i...
Author(s)
Greenbank,P. | Hepworth,S
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2008
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Mathematics students' aspirations for higher education: class, ethnicity, gender and interpretative repertoire styles
Abstract
Findings from a project investigating widening participation in mathematically demanding programmes ...
Author(s)
Hernandez-Martinez,P. | Black,L. | Williams,J. | Davis,P. | Pampaka,M. | Wake,G
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2008
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Widening participation in higher education
Abstract
Analysis of whether the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills, HEFCE the Office for Fai...
Author(s)
National Audit Office
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2008
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The future size and shape of the higher education sector in the UK: demographic projections
Abstract
This report is about the projected future size and shape of higher education in the UK.
Author(s)
Brown,N. | Ramsden,B
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Age | Socio-economic groups | Extent and pattern of participation | Gender
Date
01/01/2008
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Expansion and social selection in education in England and Scotland
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The article examines trends in social class inequalities in young people's educational attainment an...
Author(s)
Iannelli,C
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Socio-economic groups | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2008
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Graduate earnings: an econometric analysis of returns, inequality, and deprivation across the UK. Summary report
Abstract
This article presents an analysis of graduate earnings in the UK. Differences in student characteris...
Author(s)
Ramsey,A
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Graduate labour market
Subtheme(s)
Gender | Socio-economic groups | Graduate earnings, careers and destinations
Date
01/01/2008
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The influence of wealth and race in four-year college attendance
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The paper is based on a study which analyses the role of wealth among students attending four-year c...
Author(s)
Jez,S
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Socio-economic groups | Extent and pattern of participation | International
Date
01/01/2008
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