Widening participation

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

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

Accelerated courses and switching university or degree

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

Does Cost Matter?

A report looking at how students' views on the cost of higher education shape their decisions regarding study options.

Teaching excellence, social mobility & student choice

UCU responds to the BIS consultation on teaching excellence, social mobility and student choice.

The case for PQA

A summary of how the UCU application and admission survey supports the case for post qualification application (PQA).

Admissions charter

A charter to support greater transparency, and fairness in the higher education admission process.

Young people's perceptions about post-18 options

A report by UCU exploring young people's views about their education and training options, based on a poll of over 2000 students.