Oxford and Cambridge universities have been criticised for the lack of students from black and minority ethnic backgrounds.
Both institutions are now admitting more non-white students.
Oxford has this year reported a record proportion of students from ethnic minorities, but black students form a small minority.
Skai Campbell, from south-east London, recently got into Oxford to study biology.
We followed him as he packed up his belongings and made the journey to Oxford for the start of his four-year course.
Video Journalist: Paul Murphy-Kasp