Students around the world are sharing their stories of access and success.
The voices of students will be key to World Access to Higher Education Day.
In the build-up to 26 November 2019, we are carrying out a global student voices campaign, highlighting how higher education can transform the lives of students from underrepresented groups. Below you will find our collection of student voice stories and case studies.
If you are a student and would like to share your story, or you are from an educational institution and would like to share student case studies, please get in touch with us at Access@WorldAccessHE.com.
For Chevening Scholar Dawud Abdirahman ‘education is everything’ but due to the legacy of the civil conflict in Somalia, he was unable to access the higher education he desired at home.
Being a student from care, the first generation to go to University and coming from a low participating area, going to University felt like an impossible task to Elsa, but after discovering a passion and talent for Law, Elsa knew that she wanted to go to university.
Amir Abouelrous was born in Cairo, Egypt. He studied at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa from 2016 to 2018, where he completed his honours and masters in physics. He returned to Egypt in 2018 and wants to continue his studies in physics.
Jamie George, a first generation university student from a low participating neighborhood wants to help others accomplish their own goals after progressing on to university with the help of a Summer school and University transition scheme.