Beyond access to HE: Widening Access initiatives and student retention in Scotland

AQMeN research briefing 9 - Beyond Access to HE: widening access initiatives and student retention in Scotland.

The chances of dropping out from higher educaton (HE) in Scotland are significantly higher for students from less advantaged social backgrounds. 

In this research briefing, Dr Gitit Kadar-Satat and Professor Cristina Iannelli explore the social gap in student retention in Scotland, the impact of existing widening participation policies and the measures that may help to reduce dropout rates in HE. 

Find out more about this Scottish Funding Council-funded project.

View the briefing paper in full at the link below.

Date: 
Sunday, January 10, 2016
Authors: 
Gitit Kadar-Satat
Cristina Iannelli
Publication Type: 
Research Briefing
Publisher: 
AQMeN

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