The Education Secretary has hit out at elite Scottish universities for failing to attract enough students from poorer backgrounds.
Michael Russell said some universities had done very poorly and needed to widen access.
Earlier this month, The Herald revealed some universities had been recruiting tiny numbers of students from the poorest backgrounds.
St Andrews University – where Prince William studied – recruited only 13 students from the most deprived backgrounds in Scotland in 2010/11. The second lowest proportion was at Aberdeen University, with 51, followed by Edinburgh University, with 91.
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