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Equality and widening participation

UCU policy and research on widening participation in post-16 education.

DfE review of post-16 qualifications L3 and below

UCU's response to the Department for Education review of post-16 qualifications L3 and below.

Staying Power

This report is written by Dr Nicola Rollock for UCU. It describes the career experiences and strategies of UK black female professors.

Post-qualification application: a student-centred model

This report written by Dr. Graeme Atherton and UCU describes a student-centred higher education admissions system which enables students to make the best decisions possible about their higher education destinations.

Investigating higher education institutions and their views on the Race Equality Charter

A UCU report by Professor Kalwant Bhopal and Clare Pitkin. The report explores the impact of the race equality charter mark (REC) on equality and inclusion in higher education institutions in England.

Post-qualification admissions - how it works across the world

This study compares how the organisation of the system in England, Wales and Northern Ireland compares to that in 29 countries across the world with particular reference to our reliance on 'pre-qualifications admission'.

Statement on additional learning support

A joint statement from UCU and Disability Rights UK (DRUK) on additional learning support.

'Securing student success' consultation

UCU responded to a Department for Education consultation for the new Office for Students on a new regulatory framework for HE in England.

Black and minority ethnic doctoral students' perceptions of an academic career

Research by Dr Jason Arday to explore the experiences of BME doctoral students and the impact of these on their perceptions of the attractiveness of an academic career.

Predicted grades: accuracy and impact

Research to show poor reliability and validity of the predicted grade system that is used to support entry into higher education.

Accelerated courses and switching university or degree

UCU's response to the consultation on accelerated courses and switching.