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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.

News

Tackling gaps in BME students' achievements at university

6 June 2018
Announcing an initiative between UUK and the NUS to help universities tackle the BME attainment gap.

University entrants remain highly qualified

4 June 2018
An analysis published by Universities UK shows that the growth in student numbers has not led to university entrants having lower qualifications.

Blog

Tackling ethnicity attainment gaps – we want to hear from you

6 June 2018
Baroness Valerie Amos, Director of SOAS, discusses the launch of a major drive by UUK and the NUS to improve the attainment and university experience of black and minority ethnic students across the UK.

Higher education: a diverse range of opportunities for everyone

8 May 2018
UUK's Dan Hurley on the wide range of opportunities higher education provides, and what the Office for Students can do to help universities make further progress on social mobility.