Beyond access to HE: Widening Access initiatives and student retention in Scotland

Widening access to Higher Education continues to be highly topical in Scotland, as underlined by the establishment of the Scottish Government Commission on Widening Access in June 2015. As well as promoting equality of access to Higher Education, a key feature of the Widening Participation (WP) strategy is the focus on maximising student retention due to non-completion having adverse personal

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