The Brain Drain

By Penny Egan – Apparently there is a brain drain of bright young students to the USA. This seems to be the storyline that the British media has taken ever since the Laura Spence affair, where the former comprehensive school student accused Oxford of elitism for not admitting her despite being qualified and happily accepted a place at Harvard. Despite many efforts to get the other side of the story aired, the UK’s ‘third estate’ doesn’t seem inclined to print […]

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