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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 …

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The underrepresentation of ethnic minorities in higher education: are aspirations to blame?

Young people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are underrepresented at high status Russell Group universities. Why is this? Data from a major panel study of young people suggests it has little to do with their aspirations to apply to university, their expectations that they will get in if they do apply, or …

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The underrepresentation of ethnic minorities in higher education: are aspirations to blame?

This presentation, delivered by LKMco Research Associate Dr Sam Baars at the Brilliant Club inaugural conference, uses data from a major panel study to explore how young people from the same cohort, but different ethnic groups, differ in relation to: Their aspirations and expectations of Higher Education Whether they seek information and guidance on how …

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