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Access gap at top unis is still ten-fold, as poll shows support for lower fees for students from lower income families Students from the most advantaged areas are nearly 10 times more likely to take up a place at a top university than those from the most disadvantaged areas, according to a new report by

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Mature student applications in England have fallen by more than 18,000 (a 14% decline) since the introduction of the new £9,000 fees regime, a new analysis of UCAS data by the Independent Commission on Fees shows today. Overall full-time applicant numbers were 31,000 lower in 2013 than in 2010. The numbers of English university applicants

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The gap between working class boys and girls going to university widened in the first year of the new tuition fees regime, a new analysis of UCAS data by the Independent Commission on Fees shows today. And while the fall in acceptances did not have any disproportionate impact on less privileged areas of England overall,

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