Around one in seven the East Riding of Yorkshire students secure spots at leading universities
Around one in seven the East Riding of Yorkshire students secure spots at the UK’s leading universities, figures reveal.
Social mobility charity the Sutton Trust warns that someone’s chances of going to a top university, which it says is the surest route to a good job, differs significantly depending on where they grow up.
Department for Education data shows that 256 students who finished their 16 to 18 study in the East Riding of Yorkshire in 2015-16 secured a spot at a Russell Group university within two years. The group represents 24 elite universities considered to be among the UK’s... read more