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Good grades and a desk 'key for university hopes'
High parental expectations and being happy at school are also important factors, a study suggests.

Oxford Union debate: Blind student 'violently' pulled from seat
Ebenezer Azamati says he felt "unwelcome" in Britain after being "violently removed" from the Oxford Union

Pointless work meetings 'really a form of therapy'
More managerial jobs generate more meetings, but they are not about making decisions, says a study.

Warwick University Hong Kong exchange students called back to UK
The University of Warwick said it is "no longer appropriate" for its students to remain in Hong Kong.

One in 50 'children in need' are not yet born
Rising numbers of children are being officially labelled as vulnerable before they are even born.

Teens in care in Birmingham 'without food or bedding'
Two teenagers tell BBC Newsnight about their experiences of living in semi-supported accommodation.

Student forced to turn to food bank by loan delay
A second year Bristol undergraduate says a student loan administration error left him penniless.

Student poverty: French march in protest after suicide bid
A student who set himself on fire on Friday blamed his severe financial difficulties on government.

'Social workers ran my life as a kid in care - now I am one'
In care from the age of four, homeless at 19... now 23, Kerry has turned her life around.

Why more people are talking about the issue of social care
Social care pledges will be under intense scrutiny during the election, but why is it so important?

General election 2019: What questions do you have?
What do you want to know about polling, policies (or anything else) ahead of the 2019 general election?

Inside the primary school class with 63 pupils
What is it like to be a primary school pupil in a class of 63 children?

Ending the taboo of soldiers with 'broken faces'
A new memorial will honour the soldiers who suffered terrible facial injuries during World War One.

Food banks: 'I hung around outside, embarrassed to go in'
A three-year study, involving more than 1,000 people, highlights what makes people start using food banks.

Losing sight not enough for special needs funding
A young woman who lost her sight cannot get funding for a specialist college for the blind.

South Korean grannies keeping a school alive
Facing a year without any first graders, a school in South Korea opened its doors to grandmothers.

Wales arts: 'A BTEC introduced me to ballet'
Iestyn James says he would "never have thought of ballet or contemporary".

Sex worker: 'I need to work and this type of work suits me'
Charlotte Rose, 39, said she has been evicted from her home several times.

Molly Russell: Did her death change social media?
Ian Russell meets other parents bereaved by suicide; he wants tech firms to protect children more.

Rapper Jack Grange says music releases ADHD 'anger'
Jack Grange was diagnosed with ADHD and anxiety after being excluded from school.

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