Risk 1: Knowledge and skills
Students may not have equal opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills required to be accepted onto higher education courses that match their expectations and ambitions.
Risk 2: Information and guidance
Students may not have equal opportunity to receive the information and guidance that will enable them to develop ambition and expectations, or to make informed choice about their higher education options.
Risk 3: Perception of higher education
Students may not feel able to apply to higher education, or certain types of providers within higher education, despite being qualified.
Risk 4: Application success rates
Students may not be accepted to a higher education course, or may not be accepted to certain types of providers within higher education, despite being qualified.
Risk 5: Limited choice of course type and delivery mode
Students may not have equal opportunity to access a sufficiently wide variety of higher education course types.
Risk 6: Insufficient academic support
Students may not receive sufficient personalised academic support to achieve a positive outcome.
Risk 7: Insufficient personal support
Students may not receive sufficient personalised non-academic support or have sufficient access to extracurricular activities to achieve a positive outcome.
Risk 8: Mental health
Students may not experience an environment that is conducive to good mental health and wellbeing.
Risk 9: Ongoing impacts of coronavirus
Students may be affected by the ongoing consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.
Risk 10: Cost pressures
Increases in cost pressures may affect a student’s ability to complete their course or obtain a good grade.
Risk 11: Capacity issues
Students may not have equal opportunity to access limited resources related to higher education, such as suitable accommodation.
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