Access and Widening Participation


Our research

UCL Portico in Blue with Annual Monitoring and Evaluation Report 2020-21 text

Annual Monitoring and Evaluation Report 2020-21

An overview of UCL's access and widening participation activity for 2020-21 including: who we engaged with, the effectiveness of our programmes and higher education destinations of past participants.

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Getting it right for care leavers in higher education

Qualitative research undertaken by the Thomas Coram Research Unit and Access and Widening Participation on the lived lives and experiences of care leavers in higher education. 

Educational Deprivation Dashboard

Educational Deprivation Dashboard

Funded by UCL, in collaboration with Linking London and originally launched in Autumn 2021, the Educational Deprivation Dashboard brings together key metrics to help provide a detailed overview of educational deprivation in London.

More projects

We're always working to better understand access and widening participation in the UK. 

Find out more about our latest projects and how you can get involved.  

About us

We take a rigorous, multi-pronged approach to evaluate the effectiveness of our programmes and examine their impact, and feedback this evidence into programme policies and design. 

Find out more about accessing and widening participation research and evaluation here.