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Bursaries and student success: a study of students from low-income groups and two institutions in the South West
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This article uses quantitative and qualitative data from two institutions to compare the student exp...
Author(s)
Hatt,S. | Hannan,A. | Baxter,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2005
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Going to university from care
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This report presents the findings from a five-year study on the university experience of students fr...
Author(s)
Jackson,S. | Ajayi,S. | Quigley,M
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2005
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Investigating ten years of equity policy in Australian higher education
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A longitudinal analysis of Australian higher education equity data for the period 1991-2002.
Author(s)
Coates,H. | Krause,K
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | International
Date
01/01/2005
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Vocational ladders or crazy paving? Making your way to higher levels
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The study shows there is no clear vocational route to higher levels of education, knowledge and skil...
Author(s)
Connor,H. | Little,B
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
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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Retaining non-traditional students in higher education
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Findings of research into the retention of non-traditional students at the University of Teesside.
Author(s)
Student Retention Team at the University of Teesside
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2005
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Eurostudent 2005. Social and economic conditions of student life in Europe 2005
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Survey of students from eleven European countries on the social and economic conditions of student l...
Author(s)
Hochschul Informations System
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | International | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2005
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From life crisis to lifelong learning: rethinking working-class 'drop-out' from higher education
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Report exploring drop-out from higher education among young working class people.
Author(s)
Quinn,J. | Thomas,L. | Slack,K. | Casey,L. | Thexton,W. | Noble,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Progression and completion rates | Lifelong learning
Date
01/01/2005
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Degree performance of economics students in UK universities: absolute and relative performance in prior qualifications
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The paper analyses the determinants of the degree performance of cohorts of UK university leavers wh...
Author(s)
Naylor,R. | Smith,J
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
01/01/2004
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The demography of medical schools: a discussion paper
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This publication examines the socio-economic background, age, ethnicity and gender of medical school...
Author(s)
Board of Medical Education
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2004
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Higher and further education in London. A review
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A review of higher education in London focusing on the profile of the student body.
Author(s)
Mayor of London
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2004
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The costs of widening participation in higher education
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This report provides information on the cost implications for higher education institutions of respo...
Author(s)
JM Consulting Ltd
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2004
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What difference does a major make? The influence of college major field on persistence by African American and White students
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This paper examines the similarities and differences in the choice of major and its relationship to ...
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St. John,E. | Hu,S. | Simmons,A. | Faye Carter,D. | Weber,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | International | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2004
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Projecting demand for UK higher education from the Accession countries
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Projections of demand for higher education in the UK from the Accession countries and their implicat...
Author(s)
Aston,L
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2004
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More School? Factors affecting decisions to apply to higher education institutions amongst under-represented young people
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This report documents research in five schools across Scotland to identify pupils' decisions to appl...
Author(s)
Bartley,U
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
01/01/2004
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Research into retention and non-completion in HE
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Study found that poor course selection, the paucity of student preparation, and the crucial role of ...
Author(s)
Davies,D. | Juffs,P. | Sutherland,E. | Williams,P
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | 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 | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2003
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Widening access to higher education in Scotland: evidence for change from 1996-97 to 2000-01
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An update on participation in higher education in Scotland over five years since 1996-7 to 2000-01.
Author(s)
Raab,G. | Small,G
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
01/01/2003
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The withdrawal of non-traditional students: developing an explanatory model
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This paper presents a model based on grounded theory designed to analyse the withdrawal of non-tradi...
Author(s)
Laing,C. | Robinson,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2003
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From FE to HE: studies in transition. A comparison of students entering higher education with academic and vocational qualifications
Abstract
Study showing that students from vocational routes have difficulty negotiating the academic-vocation...
Author(s)
Hatt,S. | Baxter,A
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
HE in FE | Progression and completion rates | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2003
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Not for the likes of me: the overlapping effect of social class and gender factors in the decision made by adults not to participate in higher education
Abstract
Considers the effects of working class and gender norms amongst mature students upon their propensit...
Author(s)
Marks,A. | Turner,E. | Osborne,M
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2003
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