University entry and the class of 2021: who is set to miss out

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Author: Atherton, Graeme; Mazhari, Tuba


This report examines how students from different ethnic and lower socio-economic backgrounds entering higher education in 2021 may have their progression affected by the 'learning loss' associated with [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19. It looks primarily at the entry qualification profiles of students from London by background and calculates what the impact on participation may be if students achieve lower A-level grades because of the learning loss associated by COVID-19. It then uses the data for London students to extrapolate potential national progression scenarios. It shows that...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Participation; Demographics; Pathways; Students

Keywords: University; Enrolment; Ethnicity; Diversity; Socioeconomic background; Minority group; Transition from secondary to further education and training; Academic achievement

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: AccessHE, London Higher, 2020

Physical description: 18 p.

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Series: AccessHE report

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 142.823

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