Ambitions of landing a top job in business, politics, the law, the civil service? An Oxbridge degree will confer a significant advantage upon you.
Surely, then, those supporting greater social mobility should be pleased with the latest data on its students published by Cambridge University.
The institution has hailed provisional figures showing 68 per cent of those attending this year were educated at a state school, while about one in four come from a “deprived” background, although how that is measured is fairly complex. It places a lot of reliance upon postcode.
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