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    Rise in number of offers to students from BAME backgrounds

    The number of students from BAME and socially disadvantaged backgrounds receiving offers has risen over the last two admissions cycles, new statistics from UCAS show.

    Oxbridge applicants face technical difficulties during admissions tests

    A number of candidates who sat for university admissions tests two weeks ago, such as the Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT) and Thinking Skills Assessment...

    A centenary of full University membership for women at Oxford

    Oxford has launched a campaign to recognise the centenary anniversary of women at the University. On the 7th of October 1920, Oxford began giving...

    Oxford to use socioeconomic data for DPhil applicants in graduate access...

    Oxford will consider socioeconomic data in PhD applicants, as the University looks to improve access to postgraduate courses. Tutors across departments use contextual data...

    Oxford honours A-level students’ offers after government U-turn

    The University of Oxford will honour its offer to all applicants whose A-level Centre Assessed Grades meet their conditional offer, although some may have...

    Admissions 2020: How has each college responded?

    Update 18/08/2020: Following the government's announcement that A-Level results will be based on teacher's Centre Assessed Grades, the University has announced it will honour...

    Record state school admissions amid A Level outcry

    Oxford University has announced that it is on course to admit the highest proportion ever of state school students. The news comes amidst widespread...

    Oxford may accept students from disadvantaged backgrounds who miss A-level grades

    “If the results show young people experiencing disadvantage were unfairly affected by the mechanism used to issue A Level grades, Oxford will do everything possible to help these students"
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    Inaccessible: Why Oxford’s latest state-school statistics shouldn’t be celebrated

    "These improvements are more about chipping away at a weight on an imbalanced scale rather than levelling it."

    Oxford University releases 2020 Admissions Report

    Oxford University has released its Annual Admissions Statistical Report, showing progress in the numbers of students from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds, from state schools, and...