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Committee of Public Accounts, Fifty-eighth Report of Session (2001-02), Improving Student Achievement and Widening Participation in Higher Education in England, HC 588, available from the House of Commons website.

Johnston, V. (2002), "Improving student retention – by accident or by design?", Exchange, Issue 1, Spring, pp.12-13 [accessed September 22 2008].

Jones, P.C. (2002), ‘Improved academic and pastoral support: the University of Greenwich explores a possible way forward’, Exchange, Issue 1, Spring, pp. 24-25 [accessed September 22 2008].

HEFCE (2001), "Strategies for widening participation in higher education – A guide to good practice", Higher Education Funding Council for England [accessed September 22 2008].

National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education (2006), Measuring Up 2006, NCPPHE [accessed September 22 2008].

Primary Research Group (2008), Survey of Student Retention Policies in Higher Education, Primary Research Group.

Rosenthal, J. (2008), posting in the Retention List Discussion Group, [accessed August 14 2008].

Thomas, L. (2002), "Student retention in higher education: the role of institutional habitus", Journal of Education Policy, Vol. 17 No. 4, August, pp. 423-442.

Tinto, V. (1993), Leaving College: Rethinking the Causes and Cures of Student Attrition, 2nd ed., University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Tinto, V. (1997), "Classrooms as communities: exploring the educational character of student persistence", Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 68 No. 6, pp. 599–623.

Tinto, V. (2000), "Taking student retention seriously: rethinking the first year of college", NACADA Journal, Vol. 19 No. 2, pp. 5-10.

University of Ulster (2008), Student Transition and Retention (The STAR Project) [accessed August 13 2008].

Yorke, M. (2002), "Formative assessment – the key to a richer learning experience in semester one", Exchange, Issue 1, pp.12-13.