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Prof Sheila Riddell reveals class divide in Scottish university admissions

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The front page of The Times and of The Scotsman, along with many other newspapers and magazines, highlighted the findings of our latest report "Access to Scotland", an interview with Lucy Hunter Blackburn and comments of Sheila Riddell.

 

The report "Access in Scotland", which was published on the 30th May 2016, is commissioned by The Sutton Trust.

Period25 May 2016 → 16 Jun 2016

The front page of The Times and of The Scotsman, along with many other newspapers and magazines, highlighted the findings of our latest report "Access to Scotland", an interview with Lucy Hunter Blackburn and comments of Sheila Riddell.

 

The report "Access in Scotland", which was published on the 30th May 2016, is commissioned by The Sutton Trust.

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Title'Shocking' classdivide in access to universities is worst in the UK
Media name/outletThe Times
Date of coverage27/05/16
TitleSNP policy keeping the poor out of universities
Media name/outletThe Daily Telegraph
Date of coverage27/05/16
TitleUni entry gap 'fails' poor kids
Media name/outletThe Sun
Date of coverage27/05/16
Producer/AuthorAndrew Nicoll
TitleRich are four times more likely to go to university than the poor
Media name/outletThe Scotsman
Date of coverage27/05/16
TitleUnis are failing poor students
Media name/outletDaily Record
Date of coverage27/05/16
TitleScotland 'lagging behind rest of UK on uni access'
Media name/outletThe Courier
Date of coverage27/05/16
TitleBenefits of free university tuition in Scotland 'not evident'
Media name/outletThe Times Education Supplement
Date of coverage2/06/16
TitlePoorest face uphill task getting into university
Media name/outletMetro, Scotland
Duration/Length/SizeScotland
Date of coverage27/05/16
Producer/AuthorStephen Deal
TitlePoorer Scots 4 times less likely to get to university
Media name/outletDaily Mail, Scotland
Duration/Length/SizeScotland
Date of coverage27/05/16
Producer/AuthorAlan Roden
TitlePoor unlikely to attend uni
Media name/outletGlasgow Evening Times
Duration/Length/SizeGlasgow
Date of coverage27/05/16
Title'Shocking' uni access gap for poorer Scots
Media name/outletEvening Express (Aberdeen)
Duration/Length/SizeAberdeen
Date of coverage27/05/16
TitlePoor Scots four times less likely to get place at university than teens from rich families
Media name/outletThe Daily Express
Date of coverage27/05/16
Producer/AuthorDavid Scott Young
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TitleScottish universities worst in the UK for admitting poorer students, despite having no tuition fees
Media name/outletThe Independent
Date of coverage27/05/16
Producer/AuthorAfab Ali
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TitleBenefits of free university tuition in Scotland ‘not evident’
Media name/outletTimes Higher Education
Date of coverage27/05/16
Producer/AuthorChris Havergal
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TitleScottish universities failing pooor students as report reveals scrapping fees has not closed attainment gap (Unis are failing poor students)
Media name/outletThe Daily Record
Date of coverage27/05/16
Producer/AuthorDavid Clegg
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TitleScottish Politics Today: Free tuition fees may be a popular policy but it isn't working
Media name/outletThe Daily Record
Date of coverage27/05/16
Producer/AuthorDavid Clegg
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TitlePlea for urgent action to close shocking access gap to universities
Media name/outletThe Daily Record
Date of coverage27/05/16
Producer/AuthorLaura Paterson
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TitlePoor Scots faced with education 'access gap'
Media name/outletDaily Express, Scotland
Date of coverage27/05/16
Producer/AuthorKirsteen Paterson
TitleReport reveals ‘shocking’ wealth gap in access to university - twice as bad as in England
Media name/outletThe National
Date of coverage27/05/16
Producer/AuthorKirsteen Paterson
URLView reference
TitleScotland worst in UK for poorest children going straight to university, says report (Scotland 'lagging behind rest of UK on uni access')
Media name/outletThe Courier
Date of coverage27/05/16
Producer/AuthorKieran Andrews
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TitleUniversities must improve on access (Time for real action on university access)
Media name/outletThe Herald
Date of coverage27/05/16
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TitleMSP faces ridicule by rivals for education comment
Media name/outletThe Herald
Date of coverage27/05/16
Producer/AuthorDaniel Sanderson
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TitlePoorest pupils face "shocking" barriers to university
Media name/outletThe Herald Scotland
Date of coverage27/05/16
Producer/AuthorAndrew Denholm
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TitlePoor Scots 'squeezed out of university by SNP cap on places' (SNP policy keeping the poor out of universities)
Media name/outletThe Daily Telegraph
Date of coverage27/05/16
Producer/AuthorSimion Johnson
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TitlePoor education
Media name/outletThe Times
Date of coverage27/05/16
TitleGood school nearby adds £200,000 to house price
Media name/outletThe Times
Date of coverage27/05/16
Producer/AuthorNicola Woolcock
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TitleGreat system? Surely some myth take (Comment)
Media name/outletThe Times
Date of coverage27/05/16
Producer/AuthorLindsay Paterson
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Title‘Shocking’ class divide in access to universities is worst in the UK (Front page)
Media name/outletThe Times
Date of coverage27/05/16
Producer/AuthorLindsay McIntosh
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TitleLeaders: Scotland’s education problems will test Swinney (Leader comment)
Media name/outletThe Scotsman
Date of coverage27/05/16
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TitleAction urged to close 'shocking' university access gap
Media name/outletThe Scotsman
Date of coverage27/05/16
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TitleRich are four times more likely to go to university than the poor (Front page)
Media name/outletThe Scotsman
Date of coverage27/05/16
Producer/AuthorChris Marshall
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TitleDisadvantaged Scots face 'shocking access gap' at universities
Media name/outletSTV
Date of coverage27/05/16
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TitleScotland lags behind on poorer students
Media name/outletBBC News
Date of coverage27/05/16
URLView reference
TitleScots students face 'shocking' university access gap
Media name/outletBBC News
Date of coverage27/05/16
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Title'Hypocrite' MSP facing fresh row
Media name/outletScottish Daily Mail
Date of coverage28/05/16
Producer/AuthorGareth Rose
TitleFree university no miracle cure
Media name/outleti (Your view)
Date of coverage28/05/16
TitleMiddle-class to miss out in new schools cash formula
Media name/outletThe Sunday Times, Scotland
Date of coverage29/05/16
Producer/AuthorJohn Boothman
URLView reference
TitleTories ready to back Nats over changes to education
Media name/outletSunday Express, Scotland
Date of coverage29/05/16
Producer/AuthorCatriona Webster
TitlePlatform
Media name/outletEdinburgh Evening News
Date of coverage30/05/16
TitleBarriers to university a hard lesson for the SNP to learn
Media name/outletThe Herald Scotland (Opinion)
Date of coverage30/05/16
Producer/AuthorDavid Torranec
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TitleAccess to higher education in Scotland for people from less advantaged backgrounds: the major role of further education colleges
Media name/outletEducation Journal
Date of coverage31/05/16
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TitleBenefits of free university tuition in Scotland "not evident"
Media name/outletTimes Higher Education Supplement
Date of coverage2/06/16
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TitleMore funding needed to widen access to higher education
Media name/outletTimes Educational Supplement Scotland
Date of coverage3/06/16
Producer/AuthorJulia Belgutay
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TitleThe SNP is failing Scotland's poorest students
Media name/outletThe Prospect
Date of coverage10/06/16
Producer/AuthorRuth Davidson
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TitleScottish and English records on access should be compared
Media name/outletWonkhe.com
Date of coverage16/06/16
Producer/AuthorOp-ed by Lucy Hunter Blackburn
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TitleEdinburgh University mentioned
Media name/outletBBC Radio4
Date of coverage25/05/16
TitleEdinburgh University mentioned
Media name/outletBBC News
Date of coverage27/05/16
TitleScottish University access
Media name/outletSTV
Date of coverage27/05/16

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