You have a stronger chance of being accepted at Oxford or Cambridge University if you were born in the Summer, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.
The BBC report:
The likelihood of becoming a student at Oxford or Cambridge Universities can be strongly influenced by date of birth.
Last year the chance of someone born in October becoming an Oxbridge undergraduate was more than 30% higher than for someone born in July.
In seasonal terms, compared to the summer-born applicants, autumn births were 25% more likely to get an Oxbridge place, while for winter and spring births the figures were 17% and 15% more likely respectively.