Briefing Note (BN133)

Socio-economic gaps in HE participation: how have they changed over time?

Date: 08 November 2012
Publisher: IFS
DOI: 10.1920/bn.ifs.2012.00133

This Note examines what happened to HE participation overall and at highstatus institutions following the increase in tuition fees (and accompanying changes to student support and other policies designed to 'widen' participation) that occurred in 2006-07.