If you ever watched Play Your Cards Right, you may remember that nine cards were randomly selected from the pack of 52 before being placed face down on the board. A contestant would then turn over successive cards, predicting whether each card would be higher or lower than the next.
Why do I mention this? Because getting to university should not be a lottery like this for young people who happen to come from more disadvantaged backgrounds.
Social mobility remains a crucial indicator in the creation of an equal and vibrant society. It is also a crucial factor in creating a healthy, opportunity-for-all, economy.
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