Home » Blog » access

Tagged access

Progression to University by Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Pupils

PRESS RELEASE: ‘Respectable Racism’ Holding Back Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Pupils Pupils from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller backgrounds estimated ten times less likely to go to university compared to peers. New research by LKMco, in partnership with Kings College London’s Widening Participation department reveals barriers ‘at every level’ that combine to make Gypsy, Roma and …

Read more

Fair access means universities levelling the playing field on personal statements

The Sutton Trust’s recent report, ‘Making a Statement’, argues that teachers’ and admissions tutors do not always have the same opinion as to what makes a good personal statement and that this affects pupils chances of getting into top universities. As someone who line manages my school’s sixth form this worries me. Writing a personal …

Read more