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The culture wars have crept into Oxbridge admissions

The negative discrimination of Oxbridge admissions

14 May 2022

9:00 AM

14 May 2022

9:00 AM

The characters in Sarah Vaughan’s thriller Anatomy of a Scandal include rich Oxford undergraduates from Eton whose main preoccupations are drinking and trashing rooms. They are what it is fashionable to call ‘privileged white males’; while the typical female Oxbridge student is ‘slim, tall, well dressed. Entitled… they knew they belonged there’.

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