‘I worry about life choices based on a set of exams taken at 16’

Colleges take chances on young people and adults every day to offer them opportunities to progress, writes Kirsti Lord. I was recently at an event for colleagues at universities working to widen access to higher education. It was inspiring to see hundreds of people committed to engaging those least likely to apply for university, coming together to share case studies, best practice and research on how to increase the number of first-generation scholars. Read More.