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Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice (CRESJ)

Leader: Professor Ian Davies

The Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice (CRESJ) undertakes multi-method research that explores social justice in education.


We pursue research regarding social justice and education in the UK and internationally. We investigate perceptions of fairness; differential rates of access and achievement that apply across individuals and social groups; and, explore learning and teaching.

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Non-EU International Students in UK Higher Education Institutions: Prosperity, Stagnation and Institutional Hierarchies

Dr Pep Mateos Gonzalez will talk about his research investigating the relationship between the distribution of non-European Union (EU) international students across the UK higher education sector and the characteristics of UK higher education institutions (HEIs).

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We offer research degrees (PhD, MA by research) and we also offer our MA in Global and International Citizenship Education and our MA in Social Justice and Education.

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