Widening Access

Glasgow Caledonian University leads the way in widening access to higher education.

As part of the University’s mission to promote the common good, we work with schools, children and families in the community to raise educational aspirations in young people and their families.

Did you know?

  • 97% of our students come from state schools, compared to 87% in Scottish sector
  • 35% from social classes 4-7, compared to a Scottish sector average of 27% (HESA PI)
  • 17% of young Scottish domiciled students are from the 20% most deprived areas, compared to a sector average of 10%.
  • 26% of entrants articulate from 14 of Scotland’s colleges 

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