Colleges ‘should play a key role in widening access to university’

Transfer agreements between colleges and universities should be expanded to include a wide range of institutions and degree programmes, report urges. A greater policy focus on further education colleges could help to widen access to higher education in England, according to a new study. The cross-national research, by academics at Columbia University and UCL Institute of Education/Birkbeck College, assesses how England and the US could tackle disparities in higher education access and success. Read More