Monthly Archives: January 2015

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Not even close, not even a little bit, not even at all: or why men aren’t a disadvantaged group in HE

In 2013, the then Universities Minister, David Willetts, called for white working class boys to be “treated like an ethnic minority” when it came to widening participation initiatives in universities. Mary Curnock Cook, head of UCAS, got in on the act too, claiming that men are “beginning to look more like the disadvantaged group” when […]