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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)
Student experience | Generic Themes | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Reasons for study and choice of course | Socio-economic groups | Cost of study, living and financial support
Date
01/01/2003
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Changing Britain, changing lives: Three generations at the turn of the century
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Data on educational and employment experiences and achievements of cohorts born in 1946, 1958 and 19...
Author(s)
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Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Gender | Extent and pattern of participation
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)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | 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 | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Socio-economic groups | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2003
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The new widening participation students: moral imperative or academic risk
Abstract
Report on the progress of the first cohort of students to enter a post-1992 university with bursary ...
Author(s)
Hatt,S. | Baxter,A. | Harrison,N
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2003
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Young people's higher education choices: the role of family and friends
Abstract
Study of sixth form college students from the lower middle classes, their understanding of higher ed...
Author(s)
Brooks,R
Theme(s)
Student experience | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Reasons for study and choice of course | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2003
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The logic of loans: students' perceptions of the costs and benefits of the student loan
Abstract
Study of the extent to which students weigh-up rationally the costs and benefits of higher education...
Author(s)
Christie,H. | Munro,M
Theme(s)
Student experience | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support | Socio-economic groups
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)
Student experience | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2003
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Attitudes to debt: school leavers and further education students' attitudes to debt and their impact on participation in higher education
Abstract
Report of survey of almost 2,000 UK school leavers and college students working towards an HE entry ...
Author(s)
Callender,C
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation | Ethnic minorities
Date
01/01/2003
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The demand for higher education in south London and the engagement of higher education institutions with the business community
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A report carried out on behalf of six south London HEIs on ways to increase enrolments, especially a...
Author(s)
KPMG
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2002
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Social class and participation
Abstract
Study of good practice in UK HEIs to increase participation of young people from the lower social cl...
Author(s)
Woodrow,M. | Yorke,M. | Lee,M. | McGrane,J. | Osborne,B. | Pudner,H. | Trotman,C
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2002
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Paving the way
Abstract
Non-traditional students feel outsiders in relation to the HE system. Both traditional and non-trad...
Author(s)
Universities and Colleges Admissions Service
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Student learning | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2002
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Paving the way
Abstract
Non-traditional students feel outsiders in relation to the HE system. Both traditional and non-trad...
Author(s)
Universities and Colleges Admissions Service
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2002
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The evidence of credit constraints on post-secondary schooling
Abstract
The authors have drawn on existing research to suggest that in the USA the lower participation rates...
Author(s)
Carneiro,P. | Heckman,J
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | International
Date
01/01/2002
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Access to what: analysis of factors determining graduate employability
Abstract
Analysis of the effects of 'social' (class, ethnicity and age) and educational (subject, institution...
Author(s)
Centre for Higher Education Research and Information
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2002
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Mobility has fallen
Abstract
Study showing that the expansion of higher education between 1975 and 1990 contributed to a reductio...
Author(s)
Blanden,J
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2002
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Recruiting from a wider spectrum of graduates
Abstract
Report of a study that describes attempts by employers to widen their graduate recruitment, specific...
Author(s)
Purcell,K. | Morley,M. | Rowley,G
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Graduate labour market
Subtheme(s)
Age | Socio-economic groups | Employer demand and requirements
Date
01/01/2002
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Investment in human capital through post-compulsory education and training: selected efficiency and equity aspects
Abstract
The expansion of tertiary education in OECD countries appears to have had little impact on the relat...
Author(s)
Blondal,S. | Field,S. | Girouard,N
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
International | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2002
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Equality and opportunity in education: evidence from the 1958 and 1970 birth cohort studies
Abstract
Comparison of the 1958 and 1970 birth cohort studies shows that the impact of social class on educat...
Author(s)
Bynner,J. | Joshi,H
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2002
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Supporting students applying to higher education (summary report)
Abstract
Survey of teachers and lecturers in schools and colleges in England about the support and advice pro...
Author(s)
Keys,W. | Mason,K. | Kendall,L
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Information needs of students
Date
01/01/2002
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