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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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Fair access, achievement and geography: explaining the association between social class and students' choice of university
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Examination performance, attending an independent school and fear of debt independently affect prosp...
Author(s)
Mangan,J. | Hughes,A. | Davies,P. | Slack,K
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Institutional and regional differences | Extent and pattern of 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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Young participation in higher education in the parliamentary constituencies of Birmingham Hodge Hill, Bristol South, Nottingham North and Sheffield Brightside
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Findings from studies of four parliamentary constituencies with low rates of young participation in ...
Author(s)
Reed,L. | Gates,P. | Last,K
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Institutional and regional differences | Extent and pattern of participation | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2007
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Review of widening participation research: addressing the barriers to widening participation in higher education
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This report tries to understand the barriers to participation in higher education experienced by pot...
Author(s)
Gorrard,S. | Smith,E. | May,H. | Thomas,L. | Adnett,N. | Slack,K
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Institutional and regional differences | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/07/2006
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Aimhigher: Excellence Challenge: a policy evaluation using the Labour Force Survey
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Research using the Labour Force Survey to evaluate the Aimhigher: Excellence Challenge policy. Over...
Author(s)
Emmerson,C. | Frayne,C. | McNally,S. | Silva,O
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Institutional and regional differences | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2006
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Devolution and the restructuring of participation in higher education in Wales
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An examination of patterns of participation in higher education in Wales in the context of the devol...
Author(s)
Rees,G. | Taylor,C
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Institutional and regional differences
Date
01/01/2006
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University choice: what influences the decisions of academically successful post-16 students?
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This article reports on an on-going study on the effect of a bursary scheme on recruitment to Cambri...
Author(s)
Whitehead,J. M. | Raffan,J. | Deaney,R
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 | Institutional and regional differences
Date
01/01/2006
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Widening Participation: a review - report to the Minister of State for Higher Education and Lifelong Learning
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The purpose of this document is to survey the field of widening participation, to provide a progress...
Author(s)
Higher Education Funding Council for England
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Institutional and regional differences | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2006
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State school admissions to our leading universities: an update to 'The missing 3000'
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An analysis of HEFCE's performance indicators and the benchmarks used shows that around 3,000 well-q...
Author(s)
Sutton Trust
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Institutional and regional differences | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2005
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Young participation in higher education
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Analysis of data on census wards of young people's participation in higher education, which shows th...
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 | Institutional and regional differences | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2005
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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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Evaluation of the HEFCE widening participation strategy
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An evaluation of the impact of ten specific funding strands supported by HEFCE to widen participatio...
Author(s)
Higher Education Consultancy Group | National Centre for Social Research
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Institutional and regional differences | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2003
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Institutional diversity in UK higher education: policy and outcomes since the end of the binary divide
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An examination of statistical indicators indicates that institutional differentiation has increased ...
Author(s)
Taylor,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Institutional and regional differences
Date
01/01/2003
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Community colleges: the United States experience
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Considers the extent of the success of Californian community colleges in widening - as well as exten...
Author(s)
Gallego,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Institutional and regional differences
Date
01/01/2003
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Widening participation in higher education in England
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Study examining the extent to which, and how, the effectiveness of widening participation activities...
Author(s)
National Audit Office
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 | Institutional and regional differences | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2002
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Determining the costs of widening participation: report of pilot study
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Research, based on two universities, indicates that the cost of widening participation (WP) is about...
Author(s)
Boxall,M. | Amin,S. | Baloach,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Institutional and regional differences
Date
01/01/2002
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Equal opportunities monitoring, policy and practice for students
Abstract
Survey of members of the former CVCP to assess equal opportunities monitoring of students. Found th...
Author(s)
Thanki,R. | Osborne,B
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Institutional and regional differences
Date
01/01/2000
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Destined for success? Educational biographies of academically able pupils
Abstract
Follows the paths taken through the latter stages of secondary education and through HE to employmen...
Author(s)
Whitty,G. | Power,S. | Edwards,T. | Wigfall,V
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Institutional and regional differences
Date
01/01/1998
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