Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity (CREID)

'Access in Scotland' referred to by the Commissioner for Fair Access's Annual Report (13 Dec 2017)

Our research report 'Access in Scotland' commissioned by the Sutton Trust was referred to by the Annual Report of the Commissioner for Fair Access.

Following a meeting between some core researchers from CREID and the Commissioner for Fair Access, Professor Peter Scott, on the 14th February 2017 at the University of Edinburgh; CREID's research report 'Access in Scotland' for the project 'Access to higher education for people from less advantaged backgrounds in Scotland and the rest of the UK' commissioned by the Sutton Trust was referred to by the Annual Report of Professor Scott. This was featured by The Times in one of its leading articles 'Ancient Injustice: Access must improve so poor students can prove their abilities at leading universities' and a commentary by Daniel Sanderson 'Ancient universities told to lead efforts to attract poor Scots' on the 14th December 2017.

 

The annual report of the Commissioner for Fair Access, Professor Peter Scott, can be accessed via the following link:

Laying the Foundations for Fair Access: Annual Report 2017

The research report 'Access in Scotland' cited by the Commissioner for Fair Access and the associated project can be accessed below:

Access to higher education for people from less advantaged backgrounds in Scotland and the rest of the UK

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Access to higher education for people from less advantaged backgrounds in Scotland and the rest of the UK