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Strange new world: applying a Bourdieuian lens to understanding early student experiences in higher education
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Study exploring the experiences of occupational therapy students in their first year of study using ...
Author(s)
Watson,J. | Nind,M. | Humphris,D. | Borthwick,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2009
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Schooling effects on degree performance: a comparison of the predictive validity of aptitude testing and secondary school grades at Oxford University
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The effects of school type (private versus state) on gaining a first class degree in arts and scienc...
Author(s)
Ogg,T. | Zimdars,A. | Heath,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2009
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Alternative routes into and pathways through higher education
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Report presenting research into the experiences of students progressing to and through HE from route...
Author(s)
Foster,T
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2009
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Bangladeshi girls choosing science, technology, engineering and maths
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This study looks at the factors that affect the achievement in, engagement with and aspirations in s...
Author(s)
Smart,S. | Rahman,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Gender
Date
01/01/2009
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The longer term impact of Aimhigher: tracking individuals
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Report exploring the relative probability of progression to higher education for the first cohort of...
Author(s)
National Foundation for Educational Research
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 | Extent and pattern of participation | Barriers to participation
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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University admissions & vocational qualifications: two years on
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A follow-on study examining the changes that have taken place in vocational admissions in 14 univers...
Author(s)
Sinclair,E. | Connor,H
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2008
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Widening participation in higher education: analysis using linked administrative data
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This report explores the determinants of higher education participation decisions. It uses a unique...
Author(s)
Chowdry,H. | Crawford,C. | Dearden,L. | Goodman,L. | Vignoles,A
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 | Extent and pattern of participation | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2008
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Features of apprenticeship programmes that support progression to higher education
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Study examining the progression of apprentices to higher education. One of the overall conclusions ...
Author(s)
University Vocational Awards Council
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2008
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Wasted talent? Attrition rates of high-achieving pupils between school and university
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A quantification of the numbers of pupils who perform well academically in English state schools but...
Author(s)
Sutton Trust
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2008
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The transition from vocational education and training to higher education: a successful pathway?
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The article explores whether participating in vocational education and training (VET) increases acce...
Author(s)
Hoelscher,M. | Hayward,G. | Hubert,E. | Dumbar-Goddet,H
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Progression and completion rates | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2008
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Mathematics students' aspirations for higher education: class, ethnicity, gender and interpretative repertoire styles
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Findings from a project investigating widening participation in mathematically demanding programmes ...
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Hernandez-Martinez,P. | Black,L. | Williams,J. | Davis,P. | Pampaka,M. | Wake,G
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2008
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Trends in applications, applicants and acceptances to mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering and biology between the years 2002 and 2007
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This is a report on a study of trends in applications, applicants and acceptances to five degree cou...
Author(s)
UCAS Research Team
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 | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2008
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Gender gaps in higher education participation: An analysis of the relationship between prior attainment and young participation by gender, socio-economic class and ethnicity
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An investigation of whether the recently rising gender gap in higher education participation is rela...
Author(s)
Broecke,S. | Hamed,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2008
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Inequalities in entry to higher education: a comparison over time between Scotland and England and Wales
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This article examines gender and social class inequalities in young people's chances of entering hig...
Author(s)
Iannelli,C
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2007
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False uniqueness: the self-perception of new entrants to higher education in the UK and its implications for access - a pilot study
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This paper, based on a study of the first year performance, aims to inform the practice of admission...
Author(s)
Thorpe,A. | Snell,M. | Hoskins,S. | Bryant,J
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2007
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The role of higher education in providing opportunities for South Asian women
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Report on the experiences and barriers faced by South Asian women of Bangladeshi, Indian and Pakista...
Author(s)
Bagguley,P. | Hussain,Y
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 | Extent and pattern of participation | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2007
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Pathways to higher education: BTEC courses
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A report on the attributes and progression to higher education of students who have undertaken BTEC ...
Author(s)
Higher Education Funding Council for England
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2007
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A qualitative evaluation of the IntoUniversity programme
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This evaluation of the IntoUniversity programme showed that there was a positive impact on young peo...
Author(s)
White,K. | Eames,A. | Sharp,C
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2007
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Disabled students in London: A review of higher and further education, including students with learning difficulties
Abstract
A report on the position of disabled students in London.
Author(s)
Barer,R
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Disability
Date
01/01/2007
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