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BIS comments on HESA's Performance Indicators

“Demand for higher education remains strong, but we want to ensure that background is not a barrier to university. Our reforms expect institutions…

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“Demand for higher education remains strong, but we want to ensure that background is not a barrier to university. Our reforms expect institutions to do more to attract applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds.

“Although our student completion rates compare well internationally, we want to reduce the number of students who don’t complete their studies. We are improving information for prospective students so that they can make more informed choices and we are committed to a better overall student experience.”

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Contact Information

Name BIS Press Office Job Title

Division COI Phone

Fax

Mobile

Email NDS.BIS@coi.gsi.gov.uk

Name Emma Griffiths Job Title

Division Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Phone 020 7215 5982 Fax

Mobile

Email Emma.Griffiths@bis.gsi.gov.uk

Published 29 March 2012