Going to Cambridge changed my life for sure in numerous amazing ways. But it wasn’t all positive – it was a real struggle to meet the academic requirements having not had a great school education. I had to work really hard to improve really quickly. And whose fault is that? It’s not the university’s fault, its the school system. I have many friends with the same education background degree Some have moved to live in ‘affluent’ areas to gain places at outstanding schools, I stayed in the same town I grew up in to be close to family. The school my children attend is classed as ‘deprived area’ postcode. Over the years I have picked up on differences between the Adidas all day I dream about Flyball shirt, my son is bright’ but he has not had the same experience as my friend’s kids.