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Birkbeck appoints Student Counsellor to focus on those less likely to seek counselling

Birkbeck has recently appointed Paul Christopher Mollitt to the counselling service. ...

11.05.17 Read more

New model for university accommodation with launch of guide to support student mental health

The UPP Foundation has launched a student mental health guidance pack aimed at univer...

26.04.17 Read more

UPP Foundation backs ground-breaking study on barriers to accessing counselling for vulnerable students

Birkbeck, University of London The UPP Foundation, a charitable trust created by Un...

21.03.17 Read more

Reforming BTECs to Facilitate Widening Participation and Student Success

Dr Scott Kelly is the author of the HEPI report Reforming BTECs: Applied General q...

01.03.17 Read more

UPP Foundation and SMF to investigate continuation rates in higher education in London

The Social Market Foundation think-tank is beginning a new research project which wi...

27.02.17 Read more

Discussing Student Mental Health at the Party Conferences

Following the UPP Foundation’s collaboration with Student Minds on the joint “Stu...

15.12.16 Read more

UPP Foundation Awards MyBigCareer £14k

The UPP Foundation, a charitable trust created by University Partnerships Programm...

24.11.16 Read more

The ABC of widening participation

Two-and-a-half decades ago, I left the confines of my rural independent boarding scho...

07.11.16 Read more

Access and Retention: The Story so far and Challenges Ahead

The history of higher education since the 1950s has been one of growth in the sector....

04.11.16 Read more

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