Higher Education and Social Class: Scotland in Comparative Perspective

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course


The Scottish Government frequently emphasises its commitment to the principles of social justice and recognises the need for firmer action to tackle the social class gap in higher education participation. This research analyses the extent to which efforts to widen access to higher education have been successful, comparing Scotland with other parts of the UK.
Period31 May 2016
Event typeConference
LocationEdinburgh, United KingdomShow on map


  • widening access
  • higher education
  • social justice
  • Scotland
  • free tuition
  • inequality