This report, published in September 2021 by UCAS, in collaboration with Stonewall, analyses the 1 in 13 university applicants who declared they are LGBT+, and the thoughts of almost 3000 students who responded to a UCAS survey on their experiences of education so far and their expectations about starting at university or college.
For many, the transition to education and training presents an opportunity to consider how they discuss their identity. This report explores:
- the progression characteristics of LGBT+ students, including popular courses, providers,and the relationship with other characteristics.
- the experience of LGBT+ students in education to date, and their expectations for higher education.
- the key influencers of LGBT+ students when making decisions about their future
Next steps: What is the experience of LGBT+ students in education? report (1005.11 KB)
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