The Times said that data, from the universities admissions body Ucas, dates back only to 2012, but men are likely to have outnumbered women since the first Oxford college was established in 1249 Trea Turner Nationals Jersey
, though records of education being offered in Oxford date back 1,000 years.
A spokeswoman at Oxford told Xinhua: ""We can't say for certain whether this is the first time in history that Oxford has let in more women than men, but it certainly is the first time since 2012 which is as far back as this year's UCAS figures go. And while it's too early to call this a trend based on one year's numbers, it is a welcome sign of progress for female applicants to Oxford.""
Women were first admitted to Oxford university when Lady Margaret Hall opened its doors as an all-women college in 1878. Women could only attend lectures and were not allowed to take degrees, however. They became full members of the university in 1920.
The Good University Guide for 2018 shows the number of better-off children still dwarfs those from poorer backgrounds.
At Oxford 1,340 students came from the richest homes last year and 105 from the poorest. At Cambridge it was 1 Stephen Strasburg Nationals Jersey
,135 to 110.
The number of university applications across the country fell last year, a result of a smaller cohort of 18-year-olds.
The Oxford Mail newspaper, published in the university city, said the new figures also reveal a record number of Asian students admitted to Oxford in 2017.
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Once Chinese entrepreneurs change their focus from the domestic market to abroad Shawn Kelley Nationals Jersey
, their business mode will beat U.S. competitors and take a larger share of foreign markets, Chinese CEO Kai-Fu Lee said during the World Economic Forum here.
The founder and CEO of Sinovation Ventures, a venture capital firm that specializes in creating successful Chinese start-ups, made the remarks recently to CNBC TV on the sidelines of the Davos forum.
Lee believes Chinese companies are better at localization and partnering with native companies, ""more partnership-friendly"" in short, while U.S. competitors are ""more monolithic Sean Doolittle Nationals Jersey
, taking Facebook and Google everywhere.""
Though Chinese business people and companies are largely targeting the domestic market, the situation will change within the next five to 10 years, he said.
The large amount of domestic opportunities somehow hinders Chinese entrepreneurs' from eyeing markets abroad, said Lee, who is also a computer scientist.
""The China domestic market is so large, it is three times the size of the U.S. and even larger if you consider things like mobile payment and things like that Ryan Zimmerman Nationals Jersey
, it's 50 times larger than the U.S.,"" he said.
Therefore, ""there isn't a lot of them (Chinese business leaders) looking overseas,"" the CEO said. However, when the time comes, he bets that ""for those markets outside the U.S. Michael Taylor Nationals Jersey
, English-speaking countries and Western Europe"" China will take take the lead in market shares.
""I think Chinese companies learn very quickly. They fail fast, learn fast, grow fast,"" Lee said.
Lee is one of China's most successful venture capitalists and influential micro-bloggers. Prior to starting Sinovation Ventures, Lee was the president of Google China.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- Construction work at Rio de Janeiro's 2016 Olympic Park complex has reached 92% completion Max Scherzer Nationals Jersey
, officials said on Friday.
The mountain bike and BMX courses are the only finished venues while the velodrome (70%) is the least advanced, according to a Rio de Janeiro city government release.
Eleven of the 16 venues are more than 90% complete.
Work is ongoing at the tennis centre (80%) and three Carioca Arenas (94%-97%), which are due to be delivered by the end of the year.
Arena da Juventude is the least advanced venue at Deodoro Park - the Games' second-largest sports cluster. The arena, which will host basketball and fencing, is 68% complete.
Construction of the athletes village is 97% ready while work at the main press center has reached 90%.
The Rio 2016 Games, to be held from September 5-21 Matt Wieters Nationals Jersey
, will be the first Olympics in South America.
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