• 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 receiving their results would be fairer. A study by the Sutton Trust into reforming university admissions found that 66 per cent of just over 500 students surveyed in September felt a post-qualification approach would be fairer

    0.01 Oct. 29th, 2020 | 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 regulator for higher education in England launches a major review. The Office for Students has put forward three future options for reform of the system, which includes keeping it the same but with reforms such as

    0.01 Feb. 27th, 2020 | 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 and College Admissions Service has said, sparking a call for better careers funding. For its latest report, Through the lens of students, Ucas surveyed more than 16,000 recent university applicants about how their perceptions of higher

    0.01 Jul. 21st, 2016 | 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 teachers do to help?   It can be devastating if pupils you’ve worked with for years misses the grades they need to take their university place. UCAS Clearing can help students find a place despite their

    15.22 Aug. 11th, 2015 | Exam results, News