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The Student in conversation with Edinburgh’s 93% Club

Earlier this year, the Higher Education Statistics Authority (HESA) released a report on admissions statistics to UK universities, including data on the proportion of entrants from state and private school backgrounds.  The figures show that 63 per cent of the University of Edinburgh’s students admitted between 2015/16 and 2019/20 attended a state school. This positions […]

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Labour Party conference shows commitment to abolishing private schools

The annual Labour Party Conference was held recently at The Brighton Centre in East Sussex. Numerous issues were on the agenda. Delegates voted for a ‘Green New Deal,’ which will subsidise electric transport, a decision was taken to back Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit plan, and John McDonnell outlined the proposal for a 32 hour working week […]