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Category Archives: Admissions 2012
The 2012-13 university admissions cycle in England has not yet finished and the speculation has already begun as to where the final numbers will settle and what the impact will be. While the full picture won’t emerge until much later … Continue reading
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
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
As Nicola Dandridge pointed out in this blog in June, “this summer promises to be a voyage of discovery for students, parents, universities and policy makers with uncertainty the name of the game”. The university admissions process has received a … 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
Although there are still opportunities for students to find a place through clearing, the main application deadline has now passed and the majority of applicants have made their choices. So in a year where so much has changed, what can we … Continue reading
For some, the principle of whether there should be a market in higher education is still debatable, but analysis of the opening position for 2012-13 shows that the sector is already there.