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Student withdrawal from higher education. Research document No. 042/2009
Abstract
Literature review on student withdrawal from higher education in Wales.
Author(s)
Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2009
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Examining the impact of opportunity bursaries on the financial circumstances and attitudes of undergraduate students in England
Abstract
Evaluation of the 'opportunity bursary' scheme which was introduced in England from 2001/02.
Author(s)
West,A. | Emmerson,C. | Frayne,C. | Hind,A
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
01/01/2009
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Part-time first degree study. Entry and completion
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Report examining completion rates for a cohort of students who began a first degree in part-time mod...
Author(s)
Higher Education Funding Council for England
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2009
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Measure of success - Learning for all: third update report on measure of success
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This is the third annual update of Learning for All, the Scottish Funding Council’s strategy for w...
Author(s)
Scottish Funding Council
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
01/01/2009
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Art from the heart: the perceptions of students from widening participation backgrounds of progression to and through HE art and design
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The views of students from widening participation backgrounds about their experiences and perception...
Author(s)
Hudson,C
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2009
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Art for a few: exclusion and misrecognition in art and design higher education admissions
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Admissions policies and practices in art and design in the context of widening participation.
Author(s)
Burke,P. | McManus,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2009
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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
Abstract
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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Knowing the 'unknown': investigating the students whose social class is not known at entry to higher education
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An investigation of university applicants whose social class has been designated as ‘unknown’.
Author(s)
Harrison,N. | Hatt,S
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2009
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Bangladeshi girls choosing science, technology, engineering and maths
Abstract
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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Disabled students and higher education
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This report is about the participation of disabled students in higher education in England and Wales...
Author(s)
Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Disability
Date
01/01/2009
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Raising young people's higher education aspiration: teachers' attitudes
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Study analysing the role and impact of teachers on the higher education aspirations of young people.
Author(s)
Johnson,F. | Fryer-Smith,E. | Phillips,C. | Skowran,L. | Sweet,O. | Sweetman,R
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation
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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Applications, offers and admissions to research led universities
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An investigation into the patterns of recruitment by the 'Sutton 13' group of research-led universit...
Author(s)
Sutton Trust | Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
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
Abstract
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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Are ethnic minorities underrepresented in UK postgraduate study?
Abstract
Using data on the UK postgraduate population, this paper examines whether minority ethnic students a...
Author(s)
Wakeling,P
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Postgraduate level (i.e. masters, doctorates) | Ethnic minorities
Date
01/01/2009
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Framed for success? The characteristics and practices of state schools with good track records of entry into prestigious universities
Abstract
This report explores the characteristics and practices of state-maintained comprehensive schools tha...
Author(s)
Curtis,A. | Power,S. | Whitty,G. | Exley,S. | Sasia,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2008
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Increasing higher education participation amongst disadvantaged young people and schools in poor communities
Abstract
This report is about barriers to disadvantaged people entering higher education in the UK.
Author(s)
Lampl,P
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Lifelong learning | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2008
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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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