Claire Callender

Professor of Higher Education Studies, UCL Institute of Education, University of London


Lifelong and Comparative Education, UCL Institute of Education, University College London


Centre for Learning and Life Chances in Knowledge Economies and Societies (LLAKES)

Phone: 0207 631 6624

Role in LLAKES

Project Leader

IRIS profile:

Current LLAKES Projects

Recent Outputs and Activities



Callender, C., & Mason, G. (forthcoming). Does student loan debt deter higher education participation? New evidence from England. Annals of American Political and Social Science, Vol 671, May 2017.


Callender, C. (2017). Cost-sharing and student support. In P. Scott, J. Gallacher, G. Parry (Eds.), New Languages and Landscapes of Higher Education (pp. 103-126). Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Callender, C. (2016). Lifelong Learning and Training. In P. Alcock, T. Haux, M. May, S. Wright (Eds.), The Student's Companion to Social Policy. John Wiley & Sons.


Temple, P. R., Callender, C., Grove, L., & Kersh, N. (2016). Managing the student experience in English higher education: Differing responses to market pressures. London Review of Education, 14 (1), 33-46.


Hunt, S. A., Callender, C., & Parry, G. (2016). The entry and experience of private providers of higher education in six countries. London: Centre for Global Higher Education.


Callender, C. (2015). New modes of delivery: The threatened potential of part-time undergraduate education in England. In B. Jongbloed, J. Vossensteyn (Eds.), Access and Expansion Post-Massification Opportunities and Barriers to Further Growth in Higher Education Participation (pp. 181-211). Routledge.


See also
UCL IRIS profile

Callender, C. (2015). The 2012/13 Reforms of Student Finances and Funding in England: The Implications for the Part-Time Higher Education Sector. In J. Brada, W. Bienkowski, M. Kuboniwa (Eds.), International Perspectives on Financing Higher Education (pp. 80-97). Springer.


Callender, C., Temple, P., Grove, L., & Kersh, N. (2014). Managing the student experience in a shifting higher education landscape. York: Higher Education Academy.


Callender, C., Ramsden, P., & Griggs, J. (2014). Review of the National Student Survey. London: Higher Education Funding Council.

Callender, C (2014) Student numbers and funding: Does Robbins add up? Higher Education Quarterly 68: 2 pp 164–186

Callender, C. and Scott, P.  (eds)  (2013) Browne and beyond: Modernizing English Higher Education, London: Institute of Education Press, Bedford Way Papers.

Callender, C (2013) Part-Time Undergraduate Student Funding and Financial Support in Callender, C and Scott, P (eds) Browne and beyond: Modernizing English Higher Education, London: Institute of Education Press, Bedford Way Papers pp 130-158

Heller, D and Callender, C (eds) (2013) Student Financing of Higher Education: A Comparative Perspective , London: International Studies in Higher Education, Routledge.

Callender, C (2013) Higher Education and Student Financial Support in England: All Change or no Change? In Paul Axelrod, Roopa Desai Trilokekar, Theresa Shanahan and Richard Wellen (eds) Making Policy in Turbulent Times: Challenges and Prospects for Higher Education, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Kingston, Canada pp139-166

Callender, C and Wilkinson, D (2013) Student perceptions of the impact of bursaries and institutional aid on their higher education choices and the implications for the National Scholarship Programme in England. Journal of Social Policy 42:02, pp. 281-308