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Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 18: Dan McEvoy, Refugee Support Network

23 May 2018
Universities should facilitate access to education through granting more fee waivers for asylum-seeking young people.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 17: Conor Ryan, Sutton Trust

23 May 2018
Reopen the debate on post-qualifications admissions.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 16: Andrew Berwick, The Access Project

22 May 2018
Universities need to invest more in analysis and evaluation of widening participation activity.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 15: Anand Shukla, Brightside

22 May 2018
There should be a guarantee of mentoring support for very school and college student who wants it.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 14: Beth Taswell, City, University of London

21 May 2018
Care leavers should be allocated a dedicated member of staff who is not having to balance this role alongside another.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 13: Jim Dickinson, UEA Students

21 May 2018
Access plans should be written at subject level to address the differences in the backgrounds of the student intake between different courses.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 12: Shakira Martin, NUS

18 May 2018
Access work needs to take an interesectional approach focusing on more than just socio-economic background.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 11: Summer Dolan, Northumbria University

17 May 2018
There should be mentoring schemes connecting parents of first-generation students with parents of potential first-generation students.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 10: Dr. Graeme Atherton, National Education Opportunities Network (NEON)

17 May 2018
The Office for Students should advocate for long-term widening participation targets and a national collaborative infrastructure.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 9: Mike Nicholson, University of Bath

17 May 2018
The Office for Students should develop a basket of measures applicable not only to support contextual admissions, but also target outreach activity and assist in monitoring and tracking student progress and outcomes.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 8: Emily Hughes, Kingston University

16 May 2018
Institutions should be required to set a target to improve the access, success and progression of students with experience of being in care.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 7: Ant Sutcliffe and Dr. Hannah Merry, Higher Horizons+

16 May 2018
There should be funding for a national programme for Year 5 pupils to Year 11 pupils which helps to break some of the cultural barriers to higher education based in class and localism.
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