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Blog: The Value of Looking Outside

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...

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Blog: Widening Access to Higher Education for People with Convictions

Every prisoner a learner, every prison a place to learn This is the mission of the Prisoners’ Education Trust. Since 1989 we’ve funded distance learning courses and art materials for prisoners in England and Wales, helping nearly 40,000 prison learners since our...

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Blog: The Best Chance for All

Policy settings matter to equitable student outcomes. This will be demonstrated on World Access to Higher Education Day (WAHED) with the launch of the research report The Global Higher Education Equity Policy Barometerand The Best Chance for All, a proposed policy...

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Open University to launch two key reports on World Access to Higher Education Day 2018

Harold Wilson called The Open University(OU) ‘the greatest achievement of his Labour Government’. Almost 50 years later, the OU is now the largest university in the United Kingdom and has taught over 1.8 million students. My love for the OU started when I was very...

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Blog: It’s all in our purpose – The story behind Studyportals’ mission to improve HE

“Ring ring riiiiing!” Off goes the alarm clock in the morning, at 8.00 sharp. Andrés quickly jumps out of bed and starts getting ready for the day. While biking to work, he goes over all the most important meetings that he has planned for the day. “Talking to...

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Blog: Post-Primary Educational Options for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

Blog: Post-Primary Educational Options for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

By Sheeren Hamadeh – Director of the Foundation Department/ Chemistry Lecturer, University Foundation College, Qatar Since 2007, the Syrian civil war has not only killed hundreds of thousands of civilians, but it has left millions of individuals displaced as...

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New Supporters Round-up

New Supporters Round-up

By the World Access to Higher Education Day team We’re continuing to receive lots of interest from educational institutions in getting involved with World Access to Higher Education Day on 28th November 2018. A great way to get involved is to show support for...

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Early bird discount for UK conference

The early bird discount for the UK conference, Beyond Borders – widening access to higher education through international co-operation, is due to finish on October 15th. Sign up today.

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University of Southern Queensland hosting #WAHED2018 symposium

University of Southern Queensland hosting #WAHED2018 symposium

The University of Southern Queensland, an Australian university supporting World Access to Higher Education Day, has announced that it will be hosting a symposium on the day itself, 28th November 2018. The theme of the symposium will be: ‘Is Australian higher...

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