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Policy Recommendations from Bridge Group Summit on Mature Students in Higher Education

On 19 March, the Bridge Group convened a summit to address the dramatic fall in the participation of mature students in higher education. Our expert panellists were: Professor Claire Callender (Birkbeck and UCL), Laura Burley (Head of Government and External Affairs, The OU), and Chris Millward (Director for Fair Access and Participation, OfS). Amongst our

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Raising the Stakes: Collective Action in Pursuit of Social Mobility

On 15 May, we’ll be gathering together senior leaders, experts, and experienced practitioners from across sectors to explore the barriers to higher education and employment for people from lower socio-economic backgrounds. Amongst our speakers are those who are defining the terms of debate and leading the way in innovative practice, such as Chis Millward (Director

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Our Response to the Government’s Social Mobility Action Plan

We welcome the Government’s creation of an action plan for improving social mobility through education and would like to see it supported through comparable initiatives in other Departments to ensure a joined-up, concerted and collaborative approach to drive forward change. We support the primary ambitions to ensure that all children and young people have access

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