The latest updates on World Access to Higher Education Day

Here you can find the latest exciting updates on World Access to Higher Education Day. There are sure to be many interesting developments in the build-up to the day itself, so be sure to keep an eye on this page. If you would like us to send news on World Access to Higher Education Day straight to your inbox, be sure to subscribe to our monthly newsletter, which also contains the latest global news on access to higher education.


Global Summit to Mark WAHED 2019

The World Access to Higher Education Day Global Summit, Advocating for Equity. To mark the second ever World Access to Higher Education Day, the University of Edinburgh will be hosting the WAHED Global Summit on 26th November 2019. The summit will present an...

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2019 Social Media Pack Available

On the 26th November 2019, a series of WAHED-branded events and activities will take place across the world. The theme of this year’s WAHED is Advocating for Equity. We want to focus on encouraging governments, universities and others to make meaningful commitments...

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Access Project Spotlight: Mosaik Education

Mosaik Education are a unique charity with a mission to empower a community of refugees  to shape and lead programmes that improve access to university. We’ve asked them a few questions about some of the inspiring work they have done to support student refugees in...

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Pearson Releases Global Learner Survey

Pearson has published a new survey of 11,000 learners from across the globe exploring attitudes to education and training. Pearson conducted this study so learners in 19 countries could have their say on subjects such as the quality of their nation’s education system;...

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WAHED 2019 Planning Underway

This week, the WAHED Planning Group  will be meeting via video conference to discuss further developing WAHED  in 2019 and building on last year’s achievements. Our planning group includes representatives from organisation around the world including : Asia-Europe...

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Summary Report on the First Ever WAHED Available

World Access to Higher Education day (WAHED) was created as a platform to raise global awareness around inequalities in access and success in Higher Education and incites global, regional and local action to address these across the world. With the support of over 100...

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WAHED Newsletter – 29th March 2019 Issue

The World Access to Higher Education Day Newsletter provides regular updates on the latest news on equitable access to higher education from around the world and details recent developments with the WAHED initiative.  WAHED headlines featured in this issue are: 'WAHED...

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Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education Report from ACE

The American Council of Education have released a status report examining over 200 indicators, looking at who gains access to a host of educational environments and experiences, and how these trajectories differ, by race and ethnicity. In addition, invited scholarly...

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WAHED UK Conference Slides Available

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...

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