National Citizen Service Bill receives Royal Assent as new social mobility research shows participation in NCS boosts university admission | schoolsnortheast

A new report using data from UCAS shows young people who take part in the extra-curricular National Citizen Service programme are significantly more likely to get into university, with an almost 50% increase in higher education participation for the most disadvantaged.

A groundbreaking new longitudinal research report released today shows that young people who take part in the National Citizen Service (NCS) are significantly more likely to get into university. The impact is greatest among those from the most disadvantaged areas, amounting to half of the current gap in university admission…

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