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Student Volunteering Week 2014: Guest Blog

Student Volunteering Week

The Access Project published a blog for Student Volunteering Week 2014, to celebrate the outstanding volunteering efforts of our pos... READ MORE
Govuk

The Access Project recognised in Government Award

Gov.uk

In November 2013 The Access Project were recognised alongside Slaughter and May and Central Foundation Boys' School in the Governmen... READ MORE
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Private tuition works - but it is increasing the gap between our richest and poorest students

The Independent

The Access Project's Director on a booming industry, and what we can do to close the attainment gap READ MORE
Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Volunteer graduates help raise educational attainment for less-privileged young people

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation

How we can tackle the attainment gap with the help of volunteer tutors. READ MORE
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Oxbridge? Don’t write us off.

TES

A look at The Access Project’s Creative Writing after school club at Central Foundation Boys’ School, with authors Stephanie William... READ MORE
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Why aren’t languages a more popular choice at university?

The Independent

Written by TAP alumna Fatos Nacakgedigi about studying a language at university. READ MORE
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Islington student accepted onto Yale course

The Islington Gazette

An Access Project student at Central Foundation Boys' School has been accepted on a mini-course with famous Yale University in America. READ MORE
The Huffington Post

Oxbridge? Look Beyond the Headlines

The Huffington Post

If you’re bright, you should try and get into the best university you can, regardless of where you’re from. It’s a pretty obvious se... READ MORE
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With tuition fees rocketing, what are universities doing about access?

The Independent

In the aftermath of the fees increase, what are universities doing to widen participation? Shona surveys the scene. READ MORE
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How can we help get students from poorer backgrounds into university?

The Independent

'1 out of 10'. When it comes to universities’ efforts to widen access, the focus should always be grades, says Shona from The Access... READ MORE
Education Investor

"I want to go to a top-class university"

EducationInvestor

Shona, The Access Project’s Programme Manager at Highbury Grove School, wrote this piece for EducationInvestor. "This year, 15 stud... READ MORE
The Telegraph

Access all areas – the project helping disadvantaged children into top universities

The Telegraph

A mentoring project to encourage able students from disadvantaged backgrounds to apply to the top universities is proving a runaway ... READ MORE
The Islington Tribune

Excited pupils in Islington celebrated record A-level results this week amid the economic gloom and prospect of lack of jobs.

The Islington Tribune

"Ryan Koay, 18, who goes to Highbury Grove School, was on The Access Project, which helps kids become the first in their families to... READ MORE
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Islington sixth formers are on top of the world today as figures show they achieved a 99 per cent pass rate at A-level.

The Islington Gazette

"One of the many star performers is 18-year-old Jesse Moses, the first student in living memory from Highbury Grove School, in Highb... READ MORE
The Lawyer

Addleshaw Goddard has successfully piloted its first legal work experience for 16 and 17 year olds from disadvantaged backgrounds.

The Lawyer

"We wanted to show these young people that a privileged upbringing is not a prerequisite to becoming a lawyer." – Mary Gallagher, Ad... READ MORE