Oxford attracts more women;In brief;News;News and opinion

26th November 1999 at 00:00
WOMEN applicants are outnumbering their male rivals for the first time in Oxford University's history.

Returns show 4,679 women applied before the October 15 deadline, while men accounted for 4,661 applicants. Over the previous three years, women had trailed men by between 7 and 10 per cent.

Applications from state schools rose from 4,177 in 1998 to 4,378 in 1999, while those from private schools fell from 3,788 to 3,474.

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