Uni postcode lottery

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Uni postcode lottery

Official figures show a teenager’s chances of going to university depend heavily on where they live.

UCAS research shows youngsters in the Connect FM area are around 30 percent more likely to have started a degree course this year than those living in the South West or North East.

Below are the university entry rates for 2015 by English region;


  • London 38.6%
  • South East 31.8%
  • North West 31.5%
  • East of England 31%
  • West Midlands 30%
  • Yorkshire and the Humber 29.9%
  • East Midlands 28.3%
  • North East 27.8%
  • South West 27.6%

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