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State school pupils get two out of three Oxford places; Highest ever proportion of top university's offers go to students who did not receive a private education

Jan 16, 2020 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

OXFORD University now offers two state school pupils a place for every privately educated student, the latest admission figures show.

This year, 69 per cent of offers went to state school pupils while just 31 per cent went to their privately educated peers. This is the highest proportion of state school offers in the university's 900-year history, and the first time it has been more than double that of private schools.

Cambridge is due to publish its latest admission figures later th...