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Report MiSoC Explainers

University access: the role of background and Covid-19 throughout the application process

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Publication date

Nov 2021

Summary

Gaps in access to university and to more ‘competitive’ courses (as measured by the UCAS entry tariff) emerge between applicants from different groups at different stages of the UCAS application process.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5526/misoc-2021-008

Subjects

Education, Ethnic Groups, Social Stratification, Higher Education, and Covid 19

Links

Download - https://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/files/misoc/reports/explainers/university_access_background_covid19.pdf; MiSoC explainers: Education and Skills - https://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/misoc/research/education-and-skills/explainers

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