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Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 6: David Woolley, Nottingham Trent University

15 May 2018
Universities should consider their curriculum design, their focus on employability and broader success for all groups across the student lifecycle.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 5: Anne-Marie Canning, King’s College London

15 May 2018
The Office for Students should place a top priority on higher education access for white working-class boys and girls.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 4: Professor Anna Vignoles, University of Cambridge

14 May 2018
The Office for Students should ensure there is a repository for high-quality evidence on what works for widening participation and fair access.

Manifesto for the Director for Fair Access & Participation 3: Ross Renton, University of Worcester

14 May 2018
We need a Commissioner for Student Mental Health to co-ordinate a national response to the mental health crisis in higher education.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 2: Professor Kalwant Bhopal, University of Birmingham

11 May 2018
Universities should introduce mandatory unconscious bias training for staff.

Manifesto for the Director for Fair Access & Participation 1: Professor Tim Quine, University of Exeter

11 May 2018
Universities should conduct rigorous research to uncover any hidden assumptions about the content and delivery of the existing curriculum as well as examination and assessment techniques.

New Brightside and HEPI report calls on universities to take radical steps to make higher education accessible for all

10 May 2018
Brightside and the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) have released a collection of action points for the new Office for Students on unlocking access to higher education.

Brightside showcased in report on good one-to-one support

12 Feb 2018
Our mentoring is highlighted as an example of support that helps people develop confidence and hope in new research from NESTA and OSCA.

We’re recruiting mentors

24 Jan 2018
Young people need you to help them fulfil their potential. Find out more about how you can make a real difference to their lives.

Why we need to change the whole rules of the university game

07 Nov 2017
Tom Fryer, founder of Write On Point, responds to the ideas in the Where next for widening participation and fair access? New ideas from leading thinkers collection published by Brightside and the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI).

‘Where next for widening participation?’ HEPI and Brightside breakfast seminar on October 12th

02 Oct 2017
Rt. Hon Robert Halfon MP, Chair of the Education Select Committee, is among the speakers at our seminar with the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) addressing what more can be done to improve social mobility.

Our 2017 Impact Report

08 Sep 2017
We are proud to present our new impact report, showing a range of evaluation data and personal testimonies from some of our different schemes.
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