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Welcome to the UPP Foundation blog

The UPP Foundation was established to fund projects that help tackle the biggest iss...

07.11.16 Read more

Study finds Ethnic minority and poorer students more likely to drop out of English universities

Students at universities in England from ethnic minority and disadvantaged background...

19.07.17 Read more

UPP Foundation pledges £40k to help students tackle social problems in local communities

The UPP Foundation has today pledged £40k in funding over two years to help students...

12.07.17 Read more

New study reveals reasons why students from lower socio-economic backgrounds earn less

Unpaid internships, geographical immobility and a lack of investment in Careers Servi...

24.05.17 Read more

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

The University of Nottingham: Building the Global Civic University

This is an edited version of the authors’ essay on the global civic univers...

23.02.17 Read more

UPP Foundation supports Prince’s Trust with four-year, £100k partnership grant improving higher education access

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

17.02.17 Read more

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