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Although there was much anticipation and trepidation in the run up to Clearing this year, it has proved a real success, with 52,570 students being accepted on courses. These are 5.7% (2,830) acceptances more than last year. More institutions have … Continue reading
Every year, Universities UK produces an annual collection of facts and figures on UK higher education institutions. This publication always proves very popular, as it presents a vast range of information in bite size chunks, providing readers with an overview … Continue reading
More than 35,000 applicants have successfully gained a place in the first week of Clearing, a similar number to last year. It has been a busy time for applicants, as well as for higher education institutions and UCAS, who have … Continue reading
From today, Universities UK will provide a daily overview of the Clearing process, through a series of charts reflecting the latest developments. You can follow the updated charts every day on Universities UK’s website. In the meantime, this blog will … Continue reading
For prospective students applying to study in England, Wales or Northern Ireland, last year was pretty simple. Everyone paid the same fees of £3,375. The only exception was that Scottish students wanting to study in Scotland didn’t have to pay … Continue reading
UCAS have been releasing applications figures every month since the early deadline closed in October 2011. Now that we’re approaching the summer, what can we say about the current state of play? In May last year, nearly all applicants, some … Continue reading
As ever, UCAS’s release of its applicant figures has been eagerly anticipated. They are considered so important because they are seen as one barometer of the success or failure of the government’s tuition fees policy changes. The media tend to focus … Continue reading