The first ever World Access to Higher Education Day is taking place on 28th November 2018.
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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.
Host an event on or around 28th November 2018 that supports access and success in higher education.
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.