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Trends in undergraduate recruitment
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This report focuses on recent trends in UK and EU-domiciled undergraduate recruitment to higher educ...
Author(s)
Universities UK
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation
Date
07/08/2014
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Access agreements for 2015-16: key statistics and analysis
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The analysis reported here is based on OFFA’s initial assessment of 2015-16 access agreements and th...
Author(s)
OFFA
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
24/07/2014
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Outcomes of access agreement, widening participation strategic statement and National Scholarship Programme monitoring for 2012-13
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This document presents the outcomes from the Office for Fair Access' (OFFA's) and Higher Education F...
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OFFA/HEFCE
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
21/07/2014
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Fair access and fee setting in English universities: what do institutional statements suggest about university strategies in a stratified quasi-market?
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This paper explores how English universities operating in a ‘quasi-market’ are managing the tension ...
Author(s)
Bowl, M and Hughes, J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
30/06/2014
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The link between secondary school characteristics and university participation and outcomes
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Using data from schools and universities, this report looks at the relationships between a number of...
Author(s)
Crawford, C
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
06/06/2014
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Postgraduate taught education: the funding challenge
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A report on the benefits, trends and funding of postgraduate taught students.
Author(s)
UUK
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Student experience | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support | Extent and pattern of participation | Postgraduate level (i.e. masters, doctorates)
Date
29/05/2014
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Modernisation of higher education in Europe: access, retention and employability 2014
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This is the second report in a series following the evolution of the modernisation agenda for higher...
Author(s)
European Commission
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
22/05/2014
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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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University offer rates for candidates from different ethnic categories
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Previous research suggested that candidates from some black and minority ethnic groups were less lik...
Author(s)
Noden, P, Shiner, M and Modood, T
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
09/05/2014
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Macroeconomic influences on the demand for part-time higher education in the UK
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Trends in part-time higher education across the UK and this compares to other countries.
Author(s)
Oxford Economics
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Part-time mode
Date
29/04/2014
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Differences in degree outcomes: Key findings
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Research on the impact of factors - such as type of school attended, school performance, ethnicity, ...
Author(s)
HEFCE
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
28/03/2014
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Staying the distance: students' perceptions of enablers of transition to higher education
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Investigation at an Australian university of first year students' perceptions of what factors enable...
Author(s)
Bowles, A et al
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Progression and completion rates
Date
27/03/2014
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Learning from Futuretrack: Dropout from higher education
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Analysis of reasons for dropout from higher education based on the longitudinal Futuretrack dataset.
Author(s)
McCullock, A et al
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates
Date
10/03/2014
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An interim report: Do bursaries have an effect on retention rates?
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Interim analyses of the effects of institutional bursaries on retention rates of young full-time fir...
Author(s)
OFFA
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates
Date
06/03/2014
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Cultural and human capital, information and higher education choices
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Do cultural and human capital factors influence higher education choices?
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Davies, P, Qiu, T and Davies, M
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation
Date
06/03/2014
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Further information on POLAR3: An Analysis of geography, disadvantage and entrants to higher education
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Presents updates and amendments to the Participation of Local Areas (POLAR) classification, assessin...
Author(s)
HEFCE
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Institutional and regional differences
Date
05/02/2014
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Trends in young participation by student background and selectivity of institution
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Trends in participation of 18 and 19 year olds in higher education institutions in England between t...
Author(s)
Offa
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation
Date
04/02/2014
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UK application rates by country, region, sex, age and background (2014 cycle, January deadline)
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Analysis of applications to Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) by the 15 January de...
Author(s)
UCAS
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Institutional and regional differences | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
31/01/2014
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2013 Application Cycle: end of cycle report
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Analysis of the complete 2013 application cycle providing a detailed understanding of admissions to ...
Author(s)
UCAS
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Institutional and regional differences | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
19/12/2013
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The uses and impact of access agreements and associated spend
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Analysis of uses and impact of access agreements and associated spend on widening participation outc...
Author(s)
Bowes, L et al
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
16/12/2013
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