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OfS data show poorer outcomes for disadvantaged students


Key performance measures also show attainment gap for Black students

The most disadvantaged students in England are significantly less likely to complete their degree and move into skilled employment or further study than their peers, data from the Office for Students have shown.

According to a new measure of institutional performance published by the OfS on 23 March, 53.6 per cent of the most significantly disadvantaged students progress to further study or “skilled” jobs, compared with 68.4 per cent of students who are neither significantly disadvantaged nor “economically precarious”.

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