Sunday, 23 May 2010

Young people from poorer backgrounds are still struggling to get into top universities

Young people from poorer backgrounds are still struggling to get into top universities, says the agency in charge of widening access to higher education.



The wealthiest 20% of youngsters are seven times more likely than the most disadvantaged 40% to get places at England's most selective universities.
The Office for Fair Access (Offa) says there has been no significant change since the mid-1990s.
This "weak point" must improve, says Universities Minister David Willetts.
The report from Offa considers how to widen accss to the top universities.
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