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Researching class in higher education

Professor Diane Reay, University of Cambridge

To cite this reference: Reay, D. (2012) Researching class in higher education, British Educational Research Association online resource. Available online at [INSERT WEB PAGE ADDRESS HERE] Last accessed _[insert date here]

This resource is aimed at people who are relatively new to educational research and are unfamiliar with educational research on widening access and participation and social class inequalities in HE.  It provides an overview of social class research in relation to widening access and participation, and to HE experiences once students are at university, including processes of retention.