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University is not just for young people: Working adults' perceptions of and orientation to higher education
Abstract
A study of the perceptions and intentions towards entering higher education of working adults aged b...
Author(s)
Pollard,E. | Bates,P. | Hunt,J. | Bellis,A
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Age | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2008
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Expansion and social selection in education in England and Scotland
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The article examines trends in social class inequalities in young people's educational attainment an...
Author(s)
Iannelli,C
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Socio-economic groups | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2008
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The academic experience of students with vocational level 3 qualifications
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Students with vocational level 3 qualifications are less likely to attend selective universities, ha...
Author(s)
Bailey,N. | Bekhradnia,B
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2008
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Ethnicity, gender and degree attainment: Final report
Abstract
Project investigating the types of institutional practices that can have positive and/or negative ef...
Author(s)
Higher Education Academy and Equality Challenge Unit
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Gender | Ethnic minorities | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2008
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The factors affecting A-level and undergraduate subject choice in physics and chemistry by ethnic group
Abstract
The report draws on a study that examined the factors affecting the decisions of under-represented e...
Author(s)
Springate,I. | Harland,J. | Lord,P. | Wilkin,A
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Extent and pattern of participation | Barriers to participation
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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Fair admissions to higher education - a review of the implementation of the Schwartz report principles three years on: Report 1 - Executive summary and conclusions
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Report summarising research into sector-wide admissions policies three years after Schwartz publishe...
Author(s)
McCaig,C. | Bowers-Brown,T. | Slack,K. | Barley,R. | Adnett,N. | Cripps,C. | Wolstenholme,C. | Willis,B
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
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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The influence of wealth and race in four-year college attendance
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The paper is based on a study which analyses the role of wealth among students attending four-year c...
Author(s)
Jez,S
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Socio-economic groups | Extent and pattern of participation | International
Date
01/01/2008
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University admissions by individual schools
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Admission to the leading research universities is dominated by a few highly socially and academicall...
Author(s)
Sutton Trust
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2007
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The path through graduate school: a longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor's degree
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This report is about the persistence in and completion of graduate education by recipients of 1992ï¿...
Author(s)
Nevill,S. | Chen,X. | Carroll,C
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | International | Postgraduate level (i.e. masters, doctorates)
Date
01/01/2007
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Variable tuition fees in England: assessing their impact on students and higher education institutions
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Report presenting statistical data on the initial impact of the introduction of variable tuition fee...
Author(s)
Universities UK
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Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2007
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Staying the course: an econometric analysis of the characteristics most associated with student attrition beyond the first year of higher education
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Summary: This report is an analysis of how the probability of a first year student proceeding to the...
Author(s)
Bailey,M. | Borooah,V
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Gender | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2007
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Aimhigher area studies
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Part of the Aimhigher Evidence Programme commissioned by HEFCE, this report is based on a study of s...
Author(s)
EKOS Consulting
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2007
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Staying the course: the retention of students in higher education
Abstract
The UK has high overall rates of graduation compared to most other OECD countries.
Author(s)
National Audit Office
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2007
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Playing a different game: the contextualised decision-making processes of minority ethnic students in choosing a higher education institution
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This small-scale study examines the decision-making processes of minority ethnic school, under- and ...
Author(s)
Smith,H
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2007
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Measuring progress: an evaluative study of Aimhigher South West 2003-2006
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The paper raises three policy issues concerning widening participation: targeting, sustainability an...
Author(s)
Hatt,S. | Baxter,A. | Tate,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2007
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Managerialism and equalities; tensions within widening access policy and practice for disabled students in UK universities
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The paper is based on a four-year longitudinal project looking at the experiences of disabled studen...
Author(s)
Riddell,S. | Weeden,E. | Fuller,M. | Healey,M. | Hurst,A. | Kelly,K. | Piggot,L
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Disability | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2007
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Inequalities in entry to higher education: a comparison over time between Scotland and England and Wales
Abstract
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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Use of an aptitude test in university entrance - a validity study: Relationships between SAT scores, attainment measures and background variables
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This report explores the relationships between SAT Reasoning Test scores, attainment measures (A lev...
Author(s)
Kirkup,C. | Schagen,I. | Wheater,R. | Morrison,J. | Whetton,C
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2007
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