Policy paper

Principles to guide HE providers on improving care leavers access and participation in HE

Information for senior leaders, widening participation and student support teams in higher education providers.

Applies to England



The guiding principles will support Higher Education (HE) providers to develop their offer for care leavers to help them access and succeed in higher education.

It includes advice on how to:

  • identify and support care leavers before they enter HE
  • offer financial and practical support
  • support care leavers to grow their own networks
Published 14 March 2019