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Joanne Martin, from Possilpark in Glasgow – the country’s second most deprived area – ┬ádreamed of being a doctor and achieved the minimum entry requirements to secure a place but faced rejection when she applied to universities across the country. ┬áHer story was covered by the Herald in the following articles.

Medical student: Why I think Scottish universities are turning their backs on pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds

Quarter of Scottish medical students from private school