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Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 30: Sonia Sodha, The Observer

01 Jun 2018
A cap on student numbers should be reintroduced, with hard quotas for students from working-class backgrounds at each university.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 29: Rosemary Bennett, The Times

31 May 2018
The surge in unconditional offers should be curbed before it damages the life chances of some of the most underprivileged students.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 28: Nik Miller, Bridge Group

30 May 2018
Employers should ensure they are not just attracting students from a limited list of the least diverse institutions and refusing to consider students below a certain A-Level tariff.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 27: Megan Dunn, Equality Challenge Unit

30 May 2018
Universities need to ensure that disabled students are supported to succeed in an inclusive higher education environment.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 26: Diana Beech, Higher Education Policy Institute

29 May 2018
Universities should develop rural outreach programmes to eradicate higher education 'cold spots'.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 25: Ryan Shorthouse, Bright Blue

29 May 2018
Universities should devote attention to nurseries, in the same way as many already support or sponsor state schools, so that more people can get a high-quality education as early as possible.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 24: Lorraine Dearden, UCL and Institute for Fiscal Studies

26 May 2018
Data should be fully linked so we can understand socio-economic differences in access, drop-out rates and outcomes and which programmes are best at tackling them.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 23: Nick Hillman, Higher Education Policy Institute

26 May 2018
Oxbridge should provide more places and consider founding new colleges to increase the number of students from under-represented backgrounds at our most prestigious institutions.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 22: Vonnie Sandlan, Colleges Scotland

25 May 2018
There should be more efficient and cohesive pathways from school through college to university.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 21: Paul Murray and Chere Kempt, Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey

25 May 2018
Universities should fund basic costs, such as travel to open days, for those who cannot otherwise afford them.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 20: Sophie Heaton, UCEN Manchester

24 May 2018
All widening participation staff should be trained so that they can produce materials and activities that genuinely represent the entire higher education sector.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 19: Pete Mercer, Stonewall

24 May 2018
Universities should be mandated to return data on the sexual orientation and gender identity of students, as with other protected characteristics.
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