The first ever World Access to Higher Education Day took place on 28th November 2018. We are now planning for 2019. Please help us to make this an annual event.
Our Equity Policy Map is now live. Visit the page to download our report, “All Around the World” and see what your country is doing to make access to higher education open to all.
Over the last two years I have developed and learnt from a growing network of friends and colleagues in the USA and beyond. Part of this learning is to make a plea that in the UK we do not repeat some of the mistakes that have defined college-going in the USA: most...read more
Higher education is contributing to global inequality as much as it is addressing it. It is time to act.
The first ever World Access to Higher Education Day is taking place on 28th November 2018. World Access to Higher Education Day will be a platform to raise global awareness around inequalities in access and success in HE, and act as a catalyst for international, regional and local action.
To make a difference we need your support
Join the dialogue by attending one of our global conferences, taking place in Australia and the UK.
Look at the events that were held on or around 28th November 2018. What will you do in 2019?
Support our Student Voices campaign by sharing access success stories or student case studies.
Register your educational institution as a supporting organisation and join our growing list of supporters.
In every country in the world where we have evidence, over 90% of countries, participation in higher education (HE) is unequal.
Across 76 of the lowest income countries, the poorest people are 20 times less likely to complete a HE course than the richest.
Across 23 countries of the OECD, a child’s chances of participating in tertiary education are twice as high if at least one of their parents has completed upper-secondary or post-secondary non-tertiary education.