Schools

IfS: 1 in 4 poorer pupils could lose out under proposed student loan grade thresholds

Around 1 in 10 recent education undergrads would also have been excluded, think tank warns

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Augar review: What schools need to know about university shake-up

Ministers have set out their plans for higher education reform

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

‘Ladder-up not levelling-up’: DfE urged to rethink student loan grade threshold plan

Ministers are considering blocking pupils without certain grades from getting student finance

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Top university places up 28% after record A-level results

Accepted student numbers on competitive courses have soared

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

DfE set to pay majority of £10k medical school move incentives

The Department for Education is set to stump up most of the cash for a scheme which will pay...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

GCSE and A-level appeals 2021: Your questions answered

Students wanting to appeal their grades this summer will face a different process than usual, with warnings any reviews...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

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

Williamson wants to rush through university admissions reform ‘without legislation’

The government wants to rush through its plans for a post-qualifications admissions (PQA) system for universities “without legislation”, the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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