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Lost learners

Between the academic years 2010–11 and 2016–17, the number of people studying part time at UK universities fell by 37%, with those students studying undergraduate courses part time falling by 47%.

This report, part of Universities UK's work on flexible learning, explores the socio-economic profile of 'lost learners' – prospective students who have considered, but not pursued, part-time higher education since 2010.

Several reports are available in this series:



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