Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity (CREID)

Presentation to Scottish Government Widening Access Commission (2.9.2015)

CREID researchers are invited to give a presentation on widening access to the Scottish Government Widening Access Commission.

Being aware of a wide range of research relevant to the work of the Widening Access Commission of the Scottish Government published by a number of academics from Edinburgh University, the Commission  invites some academics from the University, including some members of staff from CREID, to give a presentation at the Commission meeting on the 2nd of September 2015 at the University of Edinburgh.

The paper from CREID and the presentation slides can be downloaded via the following links:


Widening Access to Higher Education: Scotland in UK Comparative Perspective

Final report of CoWA
Programme (PDF version)
13.45 – 13.50

Welcome to Commission members

Professor Sheila Riddell, Director, Centre for Research in Education Inclusion & Diversity (CREID), University of Edinburgh.

13.50 – 14.00

Participation in higher education in Scotland

Professor Lindsay Paterson, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh.

14.00 – 14.10

Student funding in Scottish higher education

Lucy Hunter Blackburn, CREID, University of Edinburgh.

14.10 – 14.20

Young people’s views of student finance

Sarah Minty, CREID, University of Edinburgh.

14.20 – 14.30

Widening access initiatives: Does anyone know what works?

Professor Sheila Riddell, CREID, University of Edinburgh.

14.30 – 15.00 Question and answer session









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Widening access research cited in the Scotsman (28.06.2015)