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Universities told to help poor find jobs

Greg Hurst of the Times reports. Social mobility champion and commission chairman, Alan Milburn, informed the Bridge Group that advances in broadening university intakes had been too incremental. Milburn suggested that current projections estimate it would take 50 years to close the gap in participation rates between rich and poor students. He further advocated for Read More

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Top jobs still dominated by privately educated, study finds

Sebastian Mann from the Evening Standard discusses new research published by the Sutton Trust. According to a recent report published by the Sutton Trust, privately educated students continue to dominate Oxbridge intakes, government, the media and other elite professions. This means that young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are less likely to land influential and financially Read More