Universities should act to eradicate discrimination in opposition to working-class college students, together with the mockery of regional accents, equality campaigners have mentioned.
A Guardian investigation has discovered widespread proof of scholars at a few of the nation’s main universities being ridiculed over their accents and backgrounds, in some instances prompting them to go away training….
The Social Mobility Fee (SMC), which screens progress in enhancing social mobility within the UK, described the scenario as unacceptable and mentioned accents had turn into a “tangible barrier” for some college students.
This week the Guardian reported complaints of a “poisonous perspective” in the direction of some northern college students at Durham College. Final month the college launched an inquiry after rich potential freshers reportedly deliberate a contest to have intercourse with the poorest pupil they might discover.
Right here is the full story, by way of a loyal MR reader.