Educational opportunities are not always distributed equally. Some groups are at a disadvantage compared with others, often as a result of background or status.
of participants in the COMPASS OF STUDIES programme and 95% of START scholarship students go on to higher education.
“START has strengthened my trust in myself and shown me what I can achieve”
two out of every five
UK school leavers do not achieve the minimum qualifications employers expect.
“Everybody should have the chance to succeed, no matter where they are born geographically, which family they are born into, or which school they go to”