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10 December 2019

Angela Rayner is wrong on tuition fees

Angela Rayner claimed tuition fees were £1,000 under Labour and that Labour didn’t triple them. Labour tripled tuition fees from £1,000 to £3,000 in 2006.

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Angela Rayner is wrong on tuition fees
29 May 2018

Black and ethnic minority students at the University of Oxford

White applicants to the University of Oxford from the UK are twice as likely to be accepted as black applicants.

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Black and ethnic minority students at the University of Oxford
25 May 2018

Higher education: a white, middle-class affair?

74% of UK students who began their first UK university degree in 2016/17 were white, but white students are the least likely ethnic group to enter higher education.

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Higher education: a white, middle-class affair?
25 May 2018

Where do UK applicants to Oxford University come from?

Oxford University students are most likely to be from Greater London.

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Where do UK applicants to Oxford University come from?
4 May 2018

Student ‘debts’ aren’t really debts

Politicians were accused of misrepresenting students’ finance options - so how does it work?

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Student ‘debts’ aren’t really debts
1 March 2018

Tuition fees and access to higher education

How have rising tuition fees affected the number of people going to university, and has it put off those from disadvantaged backgrounds?

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Tuition fees and access to higher education
23 February 2018

About 17% of students are forecast to fully pay back their loans

About 83% of graduates will probably see some of their debt written off.

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About 17% of students are forecast to fully pay back their loans
16 February 2018

Spending for adult skills fell by 40% between 2010 and 2015

This funding pays for “further education” such as classroom and workplace learning for people aged 19 and over.

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Spending for adult skills fell by 40% between 2010 and 2015
8 December 2017

Social mobility and universities

We looked at the proportion of private school pupils going to Oxford and getting top jobs and the proportion of students from disadvantaged backgrounds going to university.

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Social mobility and universities
1 December 2017

Has the number of people starting apprenticeships fallen?

Yes. Apprenticeship starts in May to July this year were 59% lower than in the same period last year.

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Has the number of people starting apprenticeships fallen?

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