Girls favour university

August 31, 2007

Boys from state schools are less interested in going to university than girls at the same schools, according to a report from the Sutton Trust charity.

The report, which is based on a survey of 2,400 11 to 16-year-olds in 100 state schools, found that 71 per cent of young people believed they would go to university, but this represented 76 per cent of girls and 67 per cent of boys.

Please login or register to read this article.

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Most commented

Recent controversy over the future directions of both Stanford and Melbourne university presses have raised questions about the role of in-house publishing arms in a world of commercialisation, impact agendas, alternative facts – and ever-diminishing monograph sales. Anna McKie reports

3 October