Three Oxford students have been recognised at the inaugural Student Social Mobility Awards. The Awards, hosted by social mobility charity upReach at the House of Lords, showcased the outstanding achievements of students from less-advantaged backgrounds.
22 undergraduates were presented with awards, including Renée Kapuku (Keble College), former president of Oxford University African and Carribean Society, who won the upReach Ten Award given to ten students from low socio-economic backgrounds who have achieved outstanding academic, professional or personal success. Tom Gardiner (Worcester College) and Desmond Asante (St Peter’s College) also won awards for Biggest Champion of Social Mobility.
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