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Science is not just for boys

What are the origins of the gender gap in Stem subjects at Oxford?

New colleges would not improve Oxford’s access

Access solutions must be put into place across the whole university

Access denied: Oxford’s white privilege is revealed

White British applicants twice as likely to gain admission as their black British peers

Inequality at universities is a symptom, not a cause

Social injustice occurs before students even apply

Oxford should not bear all the blame for its access problem

It was recently revealed that only 2.8% of Oxford’s intake for 2018 will come from areas defined as the most difficult to engage in higher education

Twelve private schools gain more Oxford offers than the north

Privileged elite continue to dominate Oxbridge admissions

Oxford’s southern obsession

As more attention is called to Oxbridge’s prejudiced admissions practices, Emma Carter analyses the barriers to entry for northern applicants

University hits back at claims of regional access disparities

University claims that disadvantaged students in fact perform better in the admissions process

Questions alone don’t tell the story of an Oxford interview

In the wake of Oxford publishing an insight into its interviews, Roddy Jackson warns that the process will not be demystified by headline-grabbing questions

Forget sensationalism, Lammy should focus on social inequality

When it comes to shameful admissions statistics and Lammy's baseless claims, the blame does not just fall on Oxford, writes Arya Tandon

Academic achievement is an important metric for admissions

Greg Brinkworth argues that shifting the focus away from academic attainment at admissions stage risks misleading applicants

“Make space for us as we are”

New campaign against institutional racism wins funding from seven JCRs—and a Vogue photoshoot

Oxford accepts fewer state school pupils than five years ago

Data released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency reveals that state school pupils were less likely to be accepted into Oxford University in 2015 than they were five years ago

Applicants of colour still less likely to receive an Oxford offer

Just 45 black applicants were offered a place at Oxford University in 2016

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