We work with a range of stakeholders, including schools and colleges, parents and carers and other like-minded organisations to ensure that entry to university is based on merit and academic potential, and not social background, ethnicity, gender or other factors. Much of our work depends on close liaison with other areas of the University, including academic departments, colleges, professional support services and current undergraduate and postgraduate students. We also liaise with many national organisations and actively contribute to and influence national policies on fair access.
Widening Access and Participation are specifically concerned with:
In undertaking these responsibilities Access and Engagement delivers a wide variety of activity including: