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Widening Access

Widening Access

Royal Holloway was founded on principles of social inclusion, equality and being amongst the first places in Britain where women could enter higher education.

We have a contextual offer and financial support available to students who meet certain Widening Access criteria.

For schools/colleges in London and the South East we offer a range of activities, resources and opportunities for students in years 7-13.

5 year Access & Participation Plan 2019/20 APP monitoring – provider impact report 2020 - 2025 APP summary Evaluation of key APP activities

HEAT (Higher Education Access Tracker) 

We use HEAT to store data about students we've worked with as part of evaluating our outreach activity. Student data is collected directly from schools/colleges as part of a data sharing agreement.

Read the Royal Holloway, University of London HEAT privacy notice 

Read the overall HEAT privacy notice

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