Widening Participation

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What is widening participation?

Widening participation aims to ensure that the higher education sector is an open and inclusive environment, representative of the society we live in.

Here at ܽƵ, we believe in:

  • presenting all individuals, regardless of background, with the opportunity to access and succeed in higher education and beyond;
  • supporting under-represented groups to enter higher education; and
  • supporting students currently studying at university to succeed in their studies and progress onto graduate employment or further study.

For more information on our approach to widening participation, please see our Strategy and Engagement page, or read our Access and Participation Plan.

Read our 2021-2025 Access and Participation Plan

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Contact us

Our friendly teams work together to deliver our activities and are here to answer any queries you may have.

General Enquiries: outreach@lancaster.ac.uk

Lancaster Access Programme: lap@lancaster.ac.uk

Lancaster Success Programme: studentsuccess@lancaster.ac.uk

Realising Opportunities: realisingopportunities@lancaster.ac.uk

GROW Your Future: careersprojects@lancaster.ac.uk

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