Daily Telegraph: ‘Don’t knock Oxford for trying to broaden access’

Following an historic announcement from Oxford University about a new bursary scheme to attract more applicants from poorer backgrounds, here is the beginning of an article on broadening university access that I wrote for the Daily Telegraph website. The full article can be read here. Philanthropy is the untapped reservoir we need to help fund a world class universities sector with fair access at its core. But donating to one’s alma mater is not a great British tradition. That is why the news that Michael Moritz, a venture capitalist and comprehensive-school-educated Oxford alumnus, has decided to “give back”