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Widening Participation and Improving Access

  • 210 students on 2+2 degrees (offered in conjunction with local colleges)
  • 176 students studying for Foundation Degrees
  • 118 students on the Part-Time Degree programme
  • Cerificate programme attracting over 300 registrations
  • 255 students on the Initial Teacher Programme – Lifelong Learning Sector
  • 23 students on the Warwick Gateway to HE: Social Studies programme
  • 13 students on the new Gateway to PG programme


Financial support for undergraduates – Warwick has generous financial support for students through bursaries and scholarships.

Enhanced outreach – we’re supporting disadvantaged and talented students to achieve their potential and
progress to higher education through summer schools and mentoring.

Partnerships – we’re working with local authorities, schools and colleges to widen participation of the hardest-to-reach and those least likely to enter higher education, including projects supporting looked after children.

Warwick Sutton Scholars – a new exciting two-year programme for students aged 12-14, raising aspirations and achievement, supported by the Sutton Trust.

UniTracks – our innovative national scheme supporting highly able students aged 14–18 to achieve their potential and enter the most selective higher education courses

Raising achievement – we’re supporting A level work and teacher CPD through wideranging academic provision with schools and colleges.

Collaboration – we’re one of 15 leading universities working together, through the national Realising Opportunities programme, to promote fair access and social mobility of students from under-represented groups, aged 16–18.

Innovation – we’ve launched a new Foundation Year pathway preparing 25 students for degree level study at our world-leading Warwick Business School.

‘Thinking about University?’ – our award-winning website offering unique information, advice and guidance to students, parents and teachers.

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