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Bursaries and student success: a study of students from low-income groups and two institutions in the South West
Abstract
This article uses data from two institutions to compare the experience of those with and without bur...
Author(s)
Hatt,S. | Hannan,A. | Baxter,A
Theme(s)
Student experience | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2005
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A tracking analysis of Compact students within level 1 of their higher education programmes
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This article presents a tracking analysis of level 1 undergraduates who entered the University of Gl...
Author(s)
Wakely,K. | Saunders,D
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2004
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Widening access and student non-completion: an inevitable link? Evaluating the effects of the Top-Up Programme on student completion
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This paper examines the links between socio-economic disadvantage and non-completion in HE and evalu...
Author(s)
Walker,L. | Matthew,B. | Black,F
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2004
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Parents and higher education in the north-east of England: attitudes, concerns, influence and engagement
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Study undertaken in the north-east which exlores parents' attitudes towards higher education - their...
Author(s)
Dodgson,R
Theme(s)
Student experience | Student experience | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Information needs of students | Reasons for study and choice of course | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2004
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Higher and further education in London. A review
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A review of higher education in London focusing on the profile of the student body.
Author(s)
Mayor of London
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2004
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How social class differences affect students' experiences of university
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Study examining the experiences reported by students of different social class backgrounds at one un...
Author(s)
Cooke,R. | Barkham,M. | Audin,K. | Bradley,M
Theme(s)
Student experience | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2004
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Educational inequality and the expansion of UK higher education
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The aim of this paper is to explore changes over time in HE participation and attainment of people f...
Author(s)
Blanden,J. | Machin,S
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Extent and pattern of participation | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2004
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Left behind: unequal opportunity in higher education
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Secondary analysis of data and other sources to show that the premium associated with educational ac...
Author(s)
Kahlenberg,R
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Socio-economic groups | International
Date
01/01/2004
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Widening access to higher education in the UK: questioning the geographic approach
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Research based on Northern Ireland data suggests that methods to widen access based on post code pre...
Author(s)
Osborne,B. | Shuttleworth,I
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2004
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Students' motives for enrolling on business degrees in a post-1992 university
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Study exploring students' motives for participating in HE; improved job prospects and earnings as we...
Author(s)
Bennett,R
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2004
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Social class, ability and choice of subject in secondary and tertiary education in Britain
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This article examines the impact of family background (social class, cultural and economic capital) ...
Author(s)
van de Werfhorst,H. | Sullivan,A. | Yi Cheung,S
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2003
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'It's a struggle': the construction of the 'new student' in higher education
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Explores the experiences and attitudes of students at one 'new' university with a particularly diver...
Author(s)
Leathwood,C. | O' | Connell,P
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2003
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Access to what? Converting education opportunity into employment opportunity
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Report of a project on the employment prospects of students from socially disadvantaged groups.
Author(s)
Brennan,J. | Shah,T
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Ethnic minorities | Age
Date
01/01/2003
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Applications and acceptances into higher education by young adults living in the North East of England 1999-2002
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Report discussing the participation in higher education by young adults aged 18-30 in the North East...
Author(s)
Aimhigher: P4P North East
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2003
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Unto them that hath…
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Since the introduction of GCSEs, more children from poorer backgrounds are staying in school post-16...
Author(s)
Machin,S
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2003
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Improving the retention of students from lower socio-economic groups
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The paper analyses the strategies developed by six English higher education institutions performing ...
Author(s)
Yorke,M. | Thomas,L
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Institutional and regional differences | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2003
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Declining inequality? The changing impact of socio-economic background and ability on education in Australia
Abstract
The aim of this paper is to address several debates surrounding the reproduction of socio-economic i...
Author(s)
Marks,G. | McMillan,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Socio-economic groups | International
Date
01/01/2003
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Fair enough? Wider access to university by identifying potential to succeed
Abstract
Project looking at ways to improve the quality of offer decisions made by university admissions thro...
Author(s)
Universities UK
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2003
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Impact on student demand of tuition fees and changes in higher education student support: a literature review for HEFCE
Abstract
Reviews evidence about propensity of people from lowest socio-economic groups to enter higher educat...
Author(s)
Brown,N. | Clark,T
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2003
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Losing out? Socioeconomic disadvantage and experience in further and higher education
Abstract
Research looking into the educational, economic, and cultural and social barriers affecting disadvan...
Author(s)
Forsyth,A. | Furlong,A
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2003
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