Oxbridge

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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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Former student Joe Woods, 19, who was the first student from Bede Academy to gain a place at an Oxbridge university, added: "It has been quite nostalgic coming back here to Bede.
SIR - Neil Welton (October 30) asks for University Challenge to be banned because it is dominated by Oxbridge university students and for it to be replaced with a dumbed-down version in which Welsh students would have a fairer chance of participation and success.
Ian Lucas MP OXFORD BLUES: Students from North Wales are being overlooked for Oxbridge university places