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Eliza Selley

Eliza Selley

Role: Associate Advisor

Eliza is an Associate Advisor at the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) where she works on a range of education and skills projects. She is also undertaking a PhD as part of a collaboration between the School of Public Policy at UCL and BIT. Previously, Eliza worked in HE policy.

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered (We’re Yours)

UK Universities spend hundreds of millions of pounds each year on access measures, but  a small ‘nudge’ can go a long way. Eliza Selley, an associate advisor in the Behavioural Insights Team, writes that their research has revealed that even a simple letter can be surprisingly effective at influencing prospective students’ behaviour.