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Higher education at 18/19 or later

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Help if you meet the criteria for Widening Participation



Universities are committed to Widening Participation, which means that they believe that anyone with the ability who wants to go to university should have the chance to do so, whatever their economic or social background.

Each university wishing to charge the maximum £9000 a year has to have an 'Access' agreement approved by the government saying what they plan to do to get more young people from disadvantaged backgrounds into higher education – in particular into the country’s most selective universities.

Most universites offer an extensive programme of events and opportunities to encourage more young people to progress to university.

Most universities offer scholarships and bursaries. Contact the institution or search online to find out what support they offer.

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