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Oxbridge

a. the British universities of Oxford and Cambridge, esp considered as ancient and prestigious academic institutions, bastions of privilege and superiority, etc.
b. (as modifier): Oxbridge graduates
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"Clearly, every young person in the UK does not have an equal opportunity to become an MP." The researchers described how those who attended private school and Oxbridge were more likely to have opportunities to become engaged in politics.
<B Eleven students from Gower College Swansea have been offered places at Oxbridge in 2019.
Love Island might not be for everyone, heaven knows it's not for me - but then, Oxbridge wouldn't have been for me either.
In fact, more than half of Theresa May's current cabinet went to Oxbridge - including herself.
The college has a great track record for supporting students to get Oxbridge places.
The full list of Greenhead students offered an Oxbridge place is: Shaimerden Abekov, Isabelle Aldridge, Ezra Allen, Emmeline Armitage, Habeeb Baig, William Battye, Joe Brown, Joe Chambers, Annabel Clark, Laura Cowan, Luke Detraux, Lucy Doig, Luke Eades, Charlotte Green, Will Holmes, Shahnaz Iqbal, Charlotte Ives, Molly Jones, Maaedah Khan, Elinor Lang, Ela Ludlam, Ciaran Marshall, Shaun Marshall, Tilly Morgan, Frances Murgatroyd, James Nelson, Leah O'Connell, Annabel Oldham, Anna Parry, Holly Robinson, Lucy Stewart, Abe Sugarman, Lily Thompson and Olivia Wilkinson.
Oxbridge are quick to blame everyone but themselves - it is the schools that aren't good enough, or the teachers that don't encourage their students to apply.
Oxbridge Re Holdings Limited's (NASDAQ:OXBR) board of directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of USD0.12 per share, the company disclosed on Tuesday.
Gower College Swansea has a very strong tradition of preparing students for Oxbridge colleges and other top institutions throughout the UK.
John Hughes went to Oxbridge to build ladders of opportunity to help working-class people succeed, too.