Category Archives: Higher Education

POLAR4 for Russell Group

Introduction We have recently completed a dashboard for use which takes the POLAR4 methodology and re-maps participation into HE for Russell Group institutions.  It has been noted that using POLAR for high tariff institutions was becoming increasingly problematic as a … Continue reading


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Findings from Reaching London & Reaching East: Engaging Learners in Higher Education Earlier this year we completed the Reaching East and Reaching London projects which were funded under the National Networks for Collaborative Outreach (NNCO) scheme established by the HEFCE with the explicit aim of encouraging more young people into higher … Continue reading

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JISC Students FIRST service design video

Students FIRST Students FIRST is a JISC funded project, which is a partnership between the University of East London, Anglia Ruskin University, AMOSSHE the National Student Services Organisation, John Smith’s bookshops, Modus and txtools. This innovative partnership – a mix … Continue reading

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Widening Participation in Barking and Dagenham – Video

Social media like blogs are a great way to share information to a much wider audience than we could expect at a workshop, seminar or conference. So, while Prof. John Storan is presenting a very interesting presentation about widening participation … Continue reading

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Project Update – JISC StudentsFIRST

At Continuum, we are currently working on a very interesting piece of work – the JISC funded StudentsFIRST project. This project involves a wide range of partners, who have come together from education, and the private sector to look at the potential … Continue reading

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