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Closing the gap. Unlocking opportunity through higher education.
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The barriers that people from the lower socio-economic groups face to progress on the career ladder ...
Author(s)
University Alliance
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Barriers to participation
Date
14/05/2014
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Britain wants you! Why the UK should commit to increasing international student numbers
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The impact of the Coalition Government's policy changes on international student visa regime on UK's...
Author(s)
Sachrajda, A and Pennington, J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation
Date
28/11/2013
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International research on the effectiveness of widening participation
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International experiences of effective practice on widening participation in higher education, ident...
Author(s)
Bowes, L, Thomas, L, Peck, L and Nathwani, T
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
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Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Barriers to participation | Extent and pattern of participation | Institutional and regional differences | Progression and completion rates
Date
09/10/2013
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Access for all
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Study exploring whether young people at the age of 16 or 17 are deterred from going to university be...
Author(s)
Strategic Society Centre
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation
Date
01/07/2013
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Flexible learning: Wrapping higher education around the needs of part-time student
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Analysis of the characteristics of UK part-time students, their motivations for study and the barrie...
Author(s)
Maguire, D
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 | Barriers to participation | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
21/03/2013
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Distance effects, social class and the decision to participate in higher education in Ireland
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Analysis of the 2007 wave of the Irish School Leavers' Survey to determine the effect of travel dist...
Author(s)
Cullinan, J, Flannery, D, Walsh, S and McCoy, S
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
07/12/2012
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Tracking the Decision-making of High Achieving Higher Education Applicants
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Investigation into the decision-making processes of high-achieving A-level students applying to high...
Author(s)
UCAS on behalf of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Sutton Trust
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/11/2012
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Who is missing from higher education in New Zealand?
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Participation in higher education in New Zealand, with reference to learners' ethnic backgrounds, so...
Author(s)
Strathdee, R and Engler, R
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Barriers to participation | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2012
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University challenge: how higher education can advance social mobility
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A report from the Independent Advisor to the Coalition Government on how universities can contribute...
Author(s)
Milburn, A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Barriers to participation | Institutional and regional differences | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2012
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The link between household income, university applications and university attendance
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Analysis of data from the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England shows that, once ability at ...
Author(s)
Anders, J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2012
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The impact on demand of the Government's reforms of higher education
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Impact of the Government's reforms on demand for higher education in England - in particular the int...
Author(s)
Thompson, J, Bekhradnia, B
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2012
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Review of evidence from Aimhigher area partnerships of the impact of Aimhigher
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Report of the findings of a review of the evidence provided by Aimhigher area partnerships on the ed...
Author(s)
Moore,J. | Dunsworth,F
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 | Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation
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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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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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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Invisible experiences: understanding the choices and needs of university students with dependent children
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Study exploring the experiences and learning needs of students with dependent children in a 1960s un...
Author(s)
Marandet,E. | Wainwright,E
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Barriers to participation
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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The impact of the 2006-07 HE finance reform on HE participation
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There is no evidence to suggest that the 2006-07 higher education finance reforms led to a sustained...
Author(s)
Crawford,C. | Dearden,L
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2010
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