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White teens less likely to apply to university

White teenagers from state schools in England are less likely to apply to university than any other ethnic group.

According to figures from the admissions body UCAS, fewer than one in three will aim for higher education.

In contrast, black teenagers are applying to go to university in record numbers.

Reeta Chakrabarti reports

  • 23 Jul 2013
  • From the section UK
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