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Oxford University Apologies To Student Damien Shannon In ‘Poor Discrimination’ Case

Oxford University has apologised to the student who is accusing the institution of “discriminates against the poor” after claiming other universities employed “wealth tests”.

Jane Elizabeth Sherwood, director of graduate admissions at the prestigious university, apologised for offering inaccurate evidence which appeared to demonstrate other institutions used wealth tests to select post-graduate students. Sherwood had originally told a court hearing other universities had the same practices as Oxford, the Guardian reported.

via Oxford University Apologies To Student Damien Shannon In ‘Poor Discrimination’ Case.

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