Major research is being carried out by academics at Sunderland and Cambridge universities into the experiences of working class students in higher education.
The work, which is part of a £30m research programme, could help universities better understand issues such as progression and retention, as well as create a greater awareness of how to improve provision and support for students from backgrounds where there is little tradition of higher education.
The research will examine the learning, social and cultural experiences of working class students in four types of education institution, in different parts of England.
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