CREID's report "Access to HE" quoted extensively by BuzzFeed News (05.07.2017)
Some key findings of our report "Access in Scotland" commissioned by the Sutton Trust were quoted extensively in a feature article "This Is Why Not Everyone In Scotland Thinks Free Uni Tuition Is A Great Thing" of BuzzFeed News. The article also carries an interview with Lucy Hunter Blackburn, one of the authors of the report.
The paper noted that, as highlighted in the report, free tuition in Scotland had no effect on helping more disavantaged students to access higher education.
The feature article and the report can be viewed via the links below:
BuzzFeed (by Jamie Ross, 5.7.2017) - This Is Why Not Everyone In Scotland Thinks Free Uni Tuition Is A Great Thing
Report - Access in Scotland
Relevant project - Access to higher education for people from less advantaged backgrounds in Scotland and the rest of the UK