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Experiences of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) students on degree attainment gap in Brunel Business School

Funder: Access and Participation
Duration: February 2020 - June 2021

The existence of an awarding gap in degree outcomes between BAME and White students in the UK has attracted attention from stakeholders in higher education. Data for the sector as a whole (2018/19) show that 83.7% of white students undertaking a first degree at a UK higher education institution received a “good honour” of a 2.1 or above – compared to 64.5% of BAME students.


Name Telephone Email Office
Dr Olayinka Uadiale Dr Olayinka Uadiale
Lecturer in Accounting
(Principal investigator)
T: +44 (0)1895 267858
+44 (0)1895 267858 Eastern Gateway 201
Mrs Sue Hardman Mrs Sue Hardman
Divisional Lead / Reader (Education) - Financial Accounting and Auditing
T: +44 (0)1895 267594
+44 (0)1895 267594 Eastern Gateway 104n