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  • Book Review of Chums: How a Tiny Caste of Oxford Tories Took Over the UK

    2 September 2022 by Daniel Dipper

    This review was written by Daniel Dipper. Daniel is going into his third year of studying History and Politics at Magdalen College, University of Oxford, and is the current Oxford Union Librarian as well as Magdalen’s undergraduate president. Daniel was educated in a state comprehensive school and is the first in…

  • Social Mobility: A university that’s getting it right

    25 April 2022 by Vicki Young

    HEPI’s hybrid Policy Briefing Day is on 27 April 2022 and institutions that support HEPI are entitled to a free place. This blog was written by Vicki Young from the UK Social Mobility Awards which can be found on Twitter @SOMOAwards. Sheffield Hallam University has one simple mission – to transform lives. It…

  • ***New*** English Social Mobility Index for 2022

    24 March 2022 by David Phoenix

    The blog below, written by Professor David Phoenix, Vice-Chancellor of London South Bank University (LSBU), includes the results of the 2022 Social Mobility Index. We should do more to celebrate those universities which make a contribution to real social mobility – that means getting on, not just getting in. This…

  • Post-qualification admissions and further education: the time is now

    23 March 2021 by Dr Ann Limb CBE DL

    This blog was kindly contributed by Dr Ann Limb CBE DL. Ann is a former FE College Principal and Founder of the Helena Kennedy Foundation. You can find Ann on Twitter @AnnLimb and the Helena Kennedy Foundation @TheHKF.   The Government’s consultation on moving to a system of post-qualification admissions…