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Creating jobs & business opportunities: Helping students build their entrepreneurial skills and knowledge

May 24, 2016

The University of Huddersfield’s Enterprise Team provides a comprehensive free service with advice and training on all aspects of starting up an enterprise, from freelancing to forming a business. ...

Helping disadvantaged students: Pulling down the barriers for care leavers and carers

May 24, 2016

Care leavers are poorly represented in higher education in the UK with only 6% at the age of 19 progressing to university. The University of Salford has an excellent track […]

Supporting success: Working with BMW Group to offer unique degree opportunity

May 24, 2016

In June 2015 Oxford Brookes University in partnership with BMW Group launched an innovative new undergraduate programme offering students the opportunity to master both business and automotive mana...

Collaborative outreach: Stripping out traditional barriers to entry and success

May 24, 2016 | by Rachel Clarke

Coventry University is committed to keeping their doors open wide to students but equally determined that this door does not become a revolving one. It set up Coventry University College […]

Helping disadvantaged students: Support for refugees and asylum seekers to benefit from higher education

May 24, 2016

Teesside University has been working with asylum and refugee communities as part of its continued commitment to encourage under-represented groups to progress in education. Middlesbrough, where the...

Cultural enrichment: The Social Partnerships Network

May 24, 2016

Extending higher education opportunities to all those who can benefit is the primary mission for a network of organisations including the Open University (OU). The Social Partnerships Network which...

Supporting success:  Combining work with study to improve future employability

May 24, 2016

An initiative at the University of South Wales which allows students to combine work with study is helping to improve students’ future employability. Network75 gives undergraduates the opportunity ...

Supporting success: Volunteering is a win-win for students and their local communities

May 24, 2016

Unseen by many in the city, hundreds of University of Portsmouth students have given thousands of hours of time and expertise to help the city and region flourish. Among the many […]

Supporting thriving communities: Alliance universities case studies

May 24, 2016

Universities play an essential role in supporting people and communities to succeed. For Alliance universities, widening participation activity is integral to their way of working, reflecting their...

THE: Tackling inequality must be core university mission, report says

May 24, 2016

Our report Supporting thriving communities: The role of universities in reducing inequality has been featured in Times Higher Education. You can read more here about our report – which identi...