In many of the UK's seaside towns and former coal mining communities, young people are caught up in cycles of deprivation.
Muslims students' experiences of higher education are not always positive.
Research shows that the way meritocracy is discussed can actually curtail opportunities for social mobility.
Part-time students are some of the most disadvantaged – universities need money to help them.
Many people think that the admissions process should take into account the type of school students attended.
The higher education sector must collaborate to reach out to applicants from poor and diverse backgrounds.
Private school graduates earn more and are more likely to get top professional jobs. It has a lot to do with their grades.