• Coronavirus: Universities’ unconditional offers moratorium extended

    A moratorium on unconditional university offers has been extended for another two weeks as regulators deal with the fallout of summer exam cancellations.  Michelle Donelan, the universities minister, previously introduced a two-week moratorium on the practice to stop a “potentially dangerous scramble” by institutions to switch pupils’ offers. The moratorium was due to end on

    10.30 Apr. 4th, 2020 | News

  • Coronavirus: Universities warned over rush to unconditional offers

    The universities regulator has said it will use “any powers available” to prevent institutions from switching pupils’ offers to unconditional in the wake of the government’s cancellation of this summer’s exam series. It would be quite wrong for any university or college to respond to the coronavirus crisis by making unconditional offers Following the announcement last

    18.37 Mar. 23rd, 2020 | News

  • Ministers to consider post-results university admissions

    The government will consider whether pupils should apply to university after receiving their A-level results, after the education secretary backed a review of university admissions. Gavin Williamson has today expressed his support for a review by the Office for Students, which seeks to clamp down on hard-sell tactics used by some institutions, as well as

    10.01 Sep. 16th, 2019 | News