Insight brief

Place matters: Inequality, employment and the role of higher education

Considerable geographical disparities affect students and graduates in England. The rate of gaining entry to higher education varies by location, as does the availability of nearby provision and of graduate-level employment opportunities after university. These divergences are complex and can be very local, but often affect rural and coastal areas, and pockets of deprivation within major cities. This brief examines how the OfS, universities and colleges are working together for change.

4 November 2021
Published 04 November 2021
Last updated 10 May 2022

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