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Northern students ‘15 times less likely to reach elite universities’

The access chasm dividing north and south England is huge, new figures reveal.

A child growing up in parts of southern England is 15 times more likely to reach a leading university than one in a Linacre target area, according to figures obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by the Labour MP David Lammy.

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2015-16 Linacre students bridge widening north-south access divide

It has been an intriguing few months, with more success for our students but also new research showing just how much northern students need expert support.

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