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Student performance-university preference model: a framework for helping students choose the right A-level subjects
Abstract
Development of a framework to help students choose the right subjects at A-level to maximise their c...
Author(s)
Wilkins, S and Meeran, S
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/12/2011
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Final end of year figures for 2010
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Information on the number of applications and acceptances to full-time undergraduate courses for 201...
Author(s)
Universities and Colleges Admissions Service
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Annual statistics | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2011
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Do pre-entry interventions such as 'Aimhigher' impact on student retention and success? A review of the literature
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Do pre-entry interventions, such as 'Aimhigher', contribute to improving the retention and success o...
Author(s)
Thomas, L
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2011
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Opening doors, breaking barriers: a strategy for social mobility
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This report sets out the Coalition Government's strategy for improving social mobility. The summary ...
Author(s)
HM Government
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Barriers to participation | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2011
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The age participation index for Scotland 2008/09
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An analysis of the number of young Scots entering higher education for the first time before their 2...
Author(s)
Scottish Government
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2010
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Aimhigher summer schools. Participants and progression to higher education
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Analysis undertaken to develop a broader understanding of those who participate in Aimhigher-funded ...
Author(s)
Higher Education Funding Council for England
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2010
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Evaluation of Aimhigher: learner attainment and progression
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Report presenting the findings of research into the impact of Aimhigher on learner attainment and pr...
Author(s)
Passy,R. | Morris,M
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2010
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Northern Ireland domiciled higher education applicants: an analysis of UCAS data - 2008/09 academic year
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Two thirds of accepted applicants took a place up at a Northern Ireland institution. Accepted applic...
Author(s)
Department for Employment and Learning
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2010
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Fairness and undergraduate admission: a qualitative exploration of admissions choices at the University of Oxford
Abstract
Qualitative study of admissions practices at the University of Oxford.
Author(s)
Zimdars,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2010
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Summative evaluation of the lifelong learning network programme
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Final evaluation of the lifelong learning network programme, which started in 2004 to improve progre...
Author(s)
SQW
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Lifelong learning | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2010
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Qualitative evaluation of the Aimhigher Associates programme: pathfinder
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A report detailing the findings of the evaluation of the of the Aimhigher Associates Programme pathf...
Author(s)
York Consulting
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2010
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Have bursaries influenced choice between universities?
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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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Use of an aptitude test in university entrance: a validity study
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This report evaluates the value of using an aptitude test (the SAT Reasoning Test) as an additional ...
Author(s)
Kirkup,C. | Wheater,R. | Morrison,J. | Durbin,B. | Pomati,M
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2010
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Students in higher education at Scottish institutions
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Statistics on students in higher education at Scottish institutions in 2008/09.
Author(s)
Scottish Government
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2010
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National evaluation of diplomas. Findings from the 2008 survey of higher education institutions on their implementation and impact
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A survey providing a ‘baseline’ of attitudes towards diplomas in 2008 by 19 HEIs educating 17% o...
Author(s)
Richardson,W. | Haynes,G
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2009
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Pathways to higher education. Apprenticeships
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This report is about the progression to higher education of those who have undertaken apprenticeship...
Author(s)
Higher Education Funding Council for England
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2009
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Art for a few: exclusion and misrecognition in art and design higher education admissions
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Admissions policies and practices in art and design in the context of widening participation.
Author(s)
Burke,P. | McManus,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2009
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Applications, offers and admissions to research led universities
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An investigation into the patterns of recruitment by the 'Sutton 13' group of research-led universit...
Author(s)
Sutton Trust | Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2009
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Use of an aptitude test in university entrance: a validity study - 2008 update: further analyses of SAT® data
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This is the second report on a five year study on the validity of an aptitude test in higher educati...
Author(s)
Kirkup,C. | Wheater,R. | Schagen,I. | Morrison,J. | Whetton,C
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2009
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Framed for success? The characteristics and practices of state schools with good track records of entry into prestigious universities
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This report explores the characteristics and practices of state-maintained comprehensive schools tha...
Author(s)
Curtis,A. | Power,S. | Whitty,G. | Exley,S. | Sasia,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2008
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