Oxbridge and elitism

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How to dislodge the posh clique that rules Britain | Letters
Letters: Simon Bull asks for discrimination against the state-educated to be outlawed, and other readers write on Oxbridge and Eton domination

01, Feb, 2023 @6:42 PM

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Elite universities aren’t hotbeds of ‘wokery’: our research shows they’re rife with racism and classism | Kalwant Bhopal and Martin Myers
In both the US and the UK, students described being told that they were beneficiaries of affirmative action, write authors Kalwant Bhopal and Martin Myers

Kalwant Bhopal and Martin Myers

30, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Liz Truss’s Oxbridge proposal is the latest vacuous idea from a slapstick Tory race | Simon Jenkins
The ill-thought-out ideas issuing from Britain’s prime ministerial candidates are a cause for alarm, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

01, Aug, 2022 @2:05 PM

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Nadhim Zahawi’s Oxbridge claim is an insult to state school students | Letters
Letters: Michael Pyke takes issue with Nadhim Zahawi’s argument that it is up to state schools to improve access to elite universities. Plus letters from Richard Duckworth, Gerald Sandison and Nigel Gann

Letters

18, May, 2022 @5:11 PM

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England’s most prestigious universities failing to boost social mobility, IFS finds
Research comes as government details measures that compel universities to do more to help graduates

Richard Adams, Education editor

24, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Oxbridge student groups to be exempt from free speech law
Labour MPs accuse government of ‘ridiculous’ double standards and warn of two-tier university system

Richard Adams Education editor

19, Sep, 2021 @1:48 PM

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Oxford University uses lockdown loophole to allow in-person MBA teaching
Students on prestigious course will be back on campus at least a month before others are permitted to return

Rachel Hall Education reporter

07, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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A Bullingdon in reverse: how working-class student club is taking on elitism
The 93% Club, begun in Bristol by a state-educated student, is snowballing, with big firms now taking note

Robert Verkaik

06, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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'You need someone on the inside': the state school students helping peers into Oxbridge
Student-led projects are demystifying the application process for Oxbridge hopefuls from less privileged backgrounds

Donna Ferguson

23, Nov, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Britain’s best universities are dominated by private schools. Could I help level the playing field?
My local comprehensive had not had a student go to Oxford or Cambridge in seven years. So I offered to give its brightest pupils the confidence and support of an expensive education

Joshi Herrmann

10, Oct, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Cambridge college threatens to evict students if a Covid-19 outbreak occurs
Trinity’s policy accused of being ‘extremely punitive’ and breaching official guidance

Anna Menin and Richard Adams

16, Sep, 2020 @10:25 AM

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'This isn't an outdated ivory tower': how Oxford university leapfrogged its rivals
Oxford is top of the Guardian’s rankings for the first time in a decade – thanks to its success in the graduate job market

Rachel Hall and Richard Adams

05, Sep, 2020 @7:00 AM

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