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Contact point for enquiries about this Access and Participation Statement: Director of Studies
1.1 Results Consortium (Results) is committed to widening access and participation in higher education. This commitment is reflected in our published Widening Access Statement and our performance in access, success and progression for the Further Education programmes we have delivered.
1.2 Results has reviewed data for student enrolment from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) for the years 2015/16 and 2016/17.
The following figures are given:
|Total UK domiciled students||1,842,315||1,875,125||*|
Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency; https://www.hesa.ac.uk/data-and-analysis/students/whos-in-he Accessed: 30/07/2018 * proportions do not round to 100% at this level of accuracy
We have compared this with progression data from Results Consortium courses (Level 3, including access to higher education programmes), see below. It is noticeable that Result’s progression data performance for ethnic minorities significantly exceeds the national figures for HE enrolment provided by HESA.
Please see below for comparable data from Results’ Access to HE programmes.
Access to HE Diploma (Nursing, Midwifery and Health Studies)
|09 - Pakistani||23.5%|
|16 - Any Other Ethnic Group||5.9%|
|03 - Any other White Background||64.7%|
|10 - Bangladeshi||5.9%|
|03 - Any other White Background||93.3%|
|13 - African||6.7%|
2.1 Results aims to maintain its high levels of participation from minority ethnic groups in further education, we will also target under-represented groups of students including:
2.2 We have set a target of a minimum of 25% enrolment from under-represented groups in higher education for the academic year 2019/20 and have the ambition to extend the under-represented categories that we work with for subsequent academic years, subject to an increase in student enrolments.This will be achieved by continuing and extendingthe successful strategy ofoutreach used for our Further Education provision. Results’ outreach activities include:
Results has the following measures in place for its current further education provision, these will be extended to our Higher Education provision:
3.2 Student Success
3.5 Provision of information to students