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Independent - Universities are wrong to lower entry requirements for disadvantaged students, say undergraduates

Undergraduates don’t think universities should drop entry requirements for disadvantaged students, but should help them get better A-level exam results instead, a new study claims.

In a survey of just under 1,000 Russell Group university undergraduates, researchers found almost three-quarters (73 per cent) believed university access budgets would be better spent helping potential students succeed at school by improving their A-level and GCSE results.

The Indy has more: www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/university-entry-grades-wrong-to-drop-disadvantaged-students-russell-group-ucas-bristol-a7760746.html