Oxford University’s intake of new students this autumn will have the highest proportion of state school pupils for at least 40 years.
The university has offered 59.2% of places to pupils from state schools, up from 55.6% of places taken last year.
Top universities have faced calls to be open to youngsters from all backgrounds and to support social mobility.
Dr Samina Khan, head of undergraduate admissions at Oxford, said they took diversity “incredibly seriously”.
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