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Access scheme launched to pair prospective applicants with Oxford students

Last week two Oxford students announced the launch of Oxbuddy, a new platform that aims to encourage sixth-formers from disadvantaged backgrounds to...

Dons throw toys from pram

Senior figures in Oxford admissions have criticised the University’s attempts to broaden access, alleging their efforts represent discrimination against candidates from more...

Recent admissions statistics show growing success of access initiatives

Admissions statistics reveal the growing success of various access initiatives throughout Oxford. Following the continuation of Lady Margaret...

BREAKING: Oxford announces record state school offers

Oxford University has announced that more than 69% of undergraduate offers have been made to students attending state schools. The increase of...

Debate: Should you choose Leeds over Oxford?

As occurs every year around results day, stories are run about students choosing lower-ranked universities over Oxbridge. This year, one student made Guardian headlines by deciding to attend Leeds instead of Oxford. Was it the correct choice?

Breakdown: Oxford’s 2019 access report in full

White applicants over 40% more likely to received an offer than BME applicants

Lazy Rich Caucasians: the legacy of the college admissions scandal

The story’s intrigue has stopped people focusing on what is actually important.

Over two thirds of Classics students privately educated for last five...

Fewer than 25% of Oxford classicists attended UK state schools.

Oxford continues to admit the fewest state school applicants in the...

58.2% of entrants are from state schools, while only 1 in 26 from low participation backgrounds.

Entry requirements are an arbitrary measure

Oxford needs to look at more than just grades