SUTTON TRUST RESPONDS TO UCAS FIGURES
Commenting on the latest UCAS figures, Sutton Trust CEO Dr Lee Elliot Major said:
“It is very worrying to see that university applications from the most disadvantaged young people remain low – and in the case of boys – actually falling. It is vital that universities improve their outreach to such potential students, and that good career-focused alternatives including more advanced and higher apprenticeships are available for those who don’t want to go to university.”
The Sutton Trust’s response was covered by the Guardian.
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