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.
The UK Hub conference for the first World Access to Higher Education Day was hosted by Aston University on Wednesday 28th November and had over 100 delegates both domestic and international in attendance. The day saw contributions from Universities UK International...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 itook place on 28th November 2018. A big thanks to all the institutions and organisations around the globe who supported us. We now need your support to make World Access to Higher Education Day 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
Look at the global conferences that took place in Australia, the Philippines 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.