March 15, 2018
The latest Sutton Trust research reveals the extent to which the 2012 fee increase exacerbated a long-term decline in part-time students.
March 7, 2018
Two new initiatives developed with the Sutton Trust are being launched to help young people from low income families compete for future apprenticeships at the BBC.
February 27, 2018
Disadvantaged students across the UK are over three times more likely to live at home while attending university than their most advantaged counterparts, new research from the Sutton Trust reveals.
February 19, 2018
Sir Peter Lampl responds to government announcement of Higher Education funding review.
February 5, 2018
Sutton Trust CEO Dr Lee Elliot Major comments on latest UCAS applications figures.
January 30, 2018
Rising rents and inflation mean an unpaid internship now costs a single person living in London a minimum of £1,019 per month, according to Sutton Trust research published today.
January 12, 2018
42 British state school students from low and moderate-income backgrounds have won places to study at top US universities through the Sutton Trust US Programme
January 11, 2018
Sutton Trust comments on HESA statistics and worrying decline in part-time students
December 19, 2017
An overhaul of university admissions processes is being urged today in a new Sutton Trust research report which shows that the brightest disadvantaged students are losing out in the current system
December 14, 2017
Sir Peter Lampl, Chairman of the Sutton Trust and of the Education Endowment Foundation, comments on Justine Greening’s new social mobility action plan launched today
December 14, 2017
The Sutton Trust comments on the findings in the 2017 UCAS Undergraduate End of Cycle Report
December 3, 2017
Sir Peter Lampl responded to the news that Alan Milburn and his colleagues have resigned from the Social Mobility Commission.
November 30, 2017
New Sutton Trust research highlights big gender gap in apprentice earnings and reveals poorer young people are less likely to start best apprenticeships.
November 28, 2017
Sir Peter Lampl responds to the Social Mobility Commission’s annual State of the Nation report, which highlights regional differences in social mobility across the country.
November 24, 2017
Results from trial of Manchester-based parental engagement programme shows supporting parents to get involved in their child’s learning can boost home learning environments.
November 16, 2017
New Sutton Trust research finds that 81% of graduates will never repay student loans and urges the Chancellor to means-test fees and restore maintenance grants in his Budget.
October 26, 2017
Lowering university offers for disadvantaged pupils by just two grades could lead to a 50% increase in the number of free school meals eligible pupils admitted to top universities.
October 19, 2017
The Department for Education has published a consultation on the proposed new regulatory framework for higher education. This includes plans for the new Office for Students, which will replace the Office for Fair Access (OFFA).
October 16, 2017
Sir Peter Lampl, Founder and Chairman of the Sutton Trust and of the Education Endowment Foundation, comments on OFFA’s report calling for fundamental changes in widening participation.
October 12, 2017
There is a big mismatch between pupil take-up of extra-curricular activities in secondary schools – activities that could help develop the life skills regarded as essential by employers – and what teachers say their school is offering.
October 1, 2017
Sir Peter Lampl, Chairman of the Sutton Trust and of the Education Endowment Foundation, responded to Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcements today on tuition fees, including plans to raise the repayment threshold, freeze fees and have a wider review of student finance.
September 28, 2017
The government’s scheme to give working parents 30 hours of free childcare could harm social mobility by widening the gap in school readiness between disadvantaged children and their more advantaged peers, according to our new report.
September 7, 2017
Poorer pupils in England get less help with their homework than their better-off classmates, according to new analysis of the OECD’s PISA survey published by the Sutton Trust today. New polling also finds 30% of pupils have received some private tuition, up from 18% in 2005.
August 23, 2017
Sir Peter Lampl responds to the latest OFFA access agreements with universities.
August 10, 2017
The proportion of young people who think they are likely to go into Higher Education when they are old enough has fallen to the lowest level since 2009, according to new Ipsos MORI polling.
July 12, 2017
Bringing social mobility up to the western Europe average could lead to an annual increase in GDP of £590 per person, according to new Oxera research for the Sutton Trust. New Ipsos Mori polling shows growing pessimism on social mobility too, while BCG assesses the impact of automation.
July 4, 2017
62 bright British state school students from low and moderate income backgrounds have won places at prestigious US universities via the Sutton Trust US Programme, run in conjunction with the US-UK Fulbright Commission.
June 30, 2017
Low attainers at primary schools make more progress by GCSE in sponsored academies in chains than high attainers, a new Sutton Trust analysis shows.
June 28, 2017
Sir Peter Lampl calls for real political action in response to the Social Mobility Commission report.
June 21, 2017
As part of its ongoing partnership with the Sutton Trust and the University of Warwick to improve the impact of outreach across the higher education sector, the Office for Fair Access has today published new guidance for the evaluation of outreach by universities and colleges.