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UCAS chief: ‘Danger’ poor students could ‘fall behind’ in university admissions

There is a “danger” the university admission disadvantage gap could widen this year, the chief executive of UCAS has...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

20,000 students hit as UCAS glitch rejects university offers

Tens of thousands of students faced more stress this morning as a glitch in UCAS’s system automatically rejected their...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Post-qualification admissions: Ofqual says university reforms risk ‘unacceptable’ results delays

Ofqual has warned exam results could be delayed and students miss out on places if the government relies on...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

UCAS teacher training applications data: 7 things we learned

Applications for teacher training have surged as the pandemic fuels interest in the profession, with new figures showing applicant...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

UCAS extends 2021 application deadline by two weeks

Students will be given an extra two weeks to complete university and college applications following the announcement of partial...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Pressure grows for uni admissions change as 2 in 3 students back post-qualification applications

Ministers are under growing pressure to introduce post-qualification applications for university after research found most students believe applying after...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
News

Schools invited to comment on major review of university admissions

Schools are invited to have their say on how the future of university admissions should look, as the independent...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
News

Talk to pupils about university when they’re 10, Ucas tells schools

Schools should do more to encourage pupils as young as 12 to think about their post-18 choices, the University...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exam results, News

How can teachers help during UCAS Clearing?

A level results day can be traumatic for students who miss their university offer grades – but what can...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford