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Joint statement by the Russell Group and social mobility charities on the dangers of a university funding cut

22 Feb 2019
Brightside has issued a joint statement with the Russell Group of universities and seven other charities about funding cuts and a cap on student numbers.

Effective impact evaluation begins with understanding the impact you need to have

20 Feb 2019
Our Head of External Affairs Paul Clarke shares lessons from developing Brightside’s Theory of Change, and how such an approach can help universities improve evaluation.

Bridge Group report into geographical inequality

12 Feb 2019
Brightside's online mentoring is featured as a means of tackling challenges to progression to higher education for disadvantaged young people in rural and coastal communities in new research from The Bridge Group.

Office for Students research into pre-16 outreach

14 Dec 2018
Brightside's approach to evaluation and impact measurement is cited as an example of best practice in the Office for Students research into outreach interventions for pre-16 students.

Meeting with Sam Gyimah MP, Minister for Universities and Science

30 Nov 2018
A statement from our Chief Executive Anand Shukla and the CEOs of five other social mobility organisations after meeting the Universities and Science Minister to discuss university access.

Statement from social mobility charity CEOs in response to proposals for changes to higher education funding.

22 Nov 2018
Brightside and other third sector organisations are calling on the government to protect widening participation work.

New partnership will give more support for our former mentees

16 Nov 2018
Brightside will be collaborating with Bright Network to provide careers advice and guidance to our mentees that go on to higher education.

15th anniversary impact report

09 Nov 2018
We are proud to present our new report, which marks the milestone of Brightside supporting over 100,000 young people since 2003. 

Brightside turns 15!

24 Oct 2018
Join us at Imperial College, London on the evening of Thursday 8th November to celebrate the stories of some of the 100,000 young people we’ve supported over 15 years.

Fair Education Alliance Report 2018

07 Sep 2018
Brightside is part of the Fair Education Alliance, a coalition of over 100 organisations working together to eradicate educational disadvantage. The FEA's fourth annual report shows the progress made in the past year.

Working together: National Collaborative Outreach Programme and Brightside

15 Aug 2018
Brightside is working with 19 consortia in the National Collaborative Outreach Programme. Our new report describes our approach to our NCOP projects, themes and challenges that have emerged, and areas of focus for the future.

Brightside at Harvard: Very long days; very short weeks

29 Jul 2018
Following his course at Harvard, Brightside's Chief Executive Anand Shukla has been on a whistlestop tour to discuss shared goals and challenges with social mobility organisations in the US.
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