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Getting it right for care experienced students in higher education

This report explores the student experience in higher education alongside institutional arrangements, from the perspective of current and former care-experienced students, to encourage, or discourage, care-experienced students to follow their chosen study programme.

The project has drawn upon a review of widening participation literature, a survey of higher education institutional arrangements and services and participatory approaches employed with current and former university students who were care-experienced to explore university life. Working together, researchers and participants analysed data, co-creating core narratives which reflected lived experiences.

Getting it right for care experienced students in higher education report