Bridge Group Priority Policy Areas from June – Dec 2016

In order to drive change to promote social mobility, we are developing programmes of work associated with each of our focus areas, outlined below. Please contact us to get involved. You can also find out more about our overall approach to policy and research here. Evaluation and targeting of university outreach programmes. Improving opportunities…

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Response to IFS Report on Graduate Earnings

Response to IFS Working Paper, ‘How English domiciled graduate earnings vary with gender, institution attended, subject and socio-economic background’ We welcome the ground-breaking report by the IFS, published on 13 April, for exposing differential graduate outcomes based on social background. The long awaited report provides some much needed data to…

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Wellcome Trust Commissions Bridge Group to Research Diversity

The Wellcome Trust has commissioned the Bridge Group to research diversity at the Trust, with respect to its recruitment and grant awarding practices. With an endowment of around £18 billion, Wellcome is the United Kingdom’s largest provider of non-governmental funding for scientific research, and one of the largest providers in the world. An independent global charitable foundation, it is…

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Bridge Group Publishes Report on Graduate Outcomes

The Bridge Group report has been launched on Tuesday 9th February to coincide with the national conference at KPMG. Graduate Outcomes and Social Mobility The report includes contributions from over 20 leading thinkers from the university and employer sectors, and makes conclusions that will help to shape future work in…

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