Russell Group.Opening doors Understanding and overcoming the barriers to university access. Russell Group, London, 2015. Pages: 78
The first part of this report, 'The root causes of under-representation' highlights some of the key barriers to those from disadvantaged backgrounds in the United Kingdom: worse educational achievement at school, poor information and advice, and lower aspirations. The second part, 'How are Russell Group universities helping to tackle the access gap?' presents some examples of how Russell Group universities are working with schools and colleges to help raise attainment, aspirations, improve information, advice and guidance and support students.