Readers of Epigram often never hesitate to respond to some of the articles published, with criticism (and sometimes agreement) in abundance. Take a look at what Facebook had to say to one of our most popular articles from the latest issue.
According to information obtained by Epigram, the University’s Bristol Scholars scheme, aimed at local schools with the purpose increasing the number of students from disadvantaged backgrounds who study here, ended up giving ’33 per cent of tailored offers to pupils from private schools.
Many were quick to criticise the university…
— Nigel Wright (@DMUPVCRI) 3 March 2017
— Robert Weaver (@robweaverwm) 2 March 2017
— Adam Becket (@adambecket) February 26, 2017
— Steve Woods (@wood5y) March 1, 2017
Just 43 students had been accepted onto the scheme – 2 state school students were rejected. No independent school students were turned down.
— The 93% Club (@The93pClub) March 2, 2017
The story, first reported by Epigram, even made it to the national press…
— Telegraph Education (@tele_education) March 1, 2017
Bristol University condemned after disadvantaged pupils scheme offers third of places to private school students https://t.co/qJ3XA037cg
— The Independent (@Independent) 2 March 2017
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