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From the margins to the mainstream

This report is the outcome of a project commissioned by Universities UK and the Standing Conference of Principals (SCOP).

This is the third in a series of reports undertaken to explore how universities and colleges in the UK are supporting access to higher education for young people from lower socio-economic groups.

An executive summary is also available.

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