London Metropolitan University Research Institutes

Experiences of community, 'belonging' and exclusion amongst 'non-traditional' higher education students in the UK

Author(s) Barbara Read, Louise Archer and Carole Leathwood  
Publisher CiCe Publications  
Year 2004  
Editor A. Ross, The Experience of Citizenship  
Language English  
Age group -  
This paper focuses on some of the explicitly stated goals of universities in the UK in relation to 'citizenship', 'community' and widening participation, and examines how, in contrast academic culture itself can serve to undermine such goals in relation to students' own perceptions of community and belonging at university.

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