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Fair access, achievement and geography: explaining the association between social class and students' choice of university

Publication type
Mangan,J.; Hughes,A.; Davies,P.; Slack,K;. (2010) Fair access, achievement and geography: explaining the association between social class and students' choice of university . Studies in Higher Education, 35 (3). pp. 335-350.

Abstract

Examination performance, attending an independent school and fear of debt independently affect prospective students' first choice between universities of different status. Social factors and perceived levels of information had no independent effect.
Publication type:
Article
Theme(s) and sub-theme(s):
Access and widening participation > Institutional and regional differences
Access and widening participation > Extent and pattern of participation
Authors:
Mangan,J.; Hughes,A.; Davies,P.; Slack,K;
Publication title:
Studies in Higher Education
Official URL:
Reference number:
AWP363
Summary deposited on:
19 Jan 2011
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