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Scottish Government’s index finds Scotland’s most deprived areas

More than one in ten Edinburgh neighbourhoods are considered areas of multiple deprivation, a new Scottish Government report has found. The Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) is compiled by the government every four years. It ranks every area of Scotland based on its income, level of employment and crime, as well as its access […]

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Report shows low income students less likely to attend top universities

A recent report from the UCL Centre for Economic Purpose has demonstrated that students for low incomes are less likely to attend top universities and study the most ‘academically selective’ courses in Britain even if they have achieved the high A Level grades. The study further states that alongside this ‘mismatching’ of lower SES (socioeconomic […]