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Access All Areas Conference on Widening Participation

On Thursday the 16th of March, at the University of Manchester Students’ Union, a Widening Participation Conference will be held for all students

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Government to miss 2020 Higher Education Target

If current trends continue the government is expected to miss its 2020 target for widening participation in Higher Education

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Manchester Students’ Union calls upon university to reverse its plans to cut bursaries

In a petition, they demand the university acknowledge its commitment to social responsibility and widening participation

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Leading think tank proposes half a billion in cuts to Higher Education

Policy Exchange, a leading think tank, has proposed cuts to Higher Education grant funding, with the funds to be redirected to further education