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Industry news: Diversity & Inclusion

One in four BAME Britons want 'name-blind' university applications

10 June 2019   (0 Comments)
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According to data shared with The Independent, a quarter of BAME respondents believe removing names from university applications would improve their prospects. 

A recent field experiment found that ethnic minorities needed to send 60% more applications in order to receive as many callbacks as their white counterparts.

Office for Students said it would be open to further exploring name-blind applications to make the system fairer. 

Read more on The Independent