Sarah Slater

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Are State Schools Biased Against Oxbridge?

(4) Comments | Posted 7 May 2012 | (00:00)

We're reading more and more that the onus of getting students from non-Oxbridge backgrounds to apply to the country's two oldest universities is shifting from the universities' access teams, to the teachers with the power to motivate their brightest students.

I went to Oxford from a state school, arguably...

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Applying to Oxbridge Post-Results

(0) Comments | Posted 1 November 2011 | (11:47)

The idea to reform the university applications process has been floating around for several years, although the latest proposal is the most convincing one that I've seen. And generally, shifting application deadlines to post-results day might be a very good idea. Imagine: no UCAS form stress preventing you...

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