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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Coronavirus: 6 key findings from the Sutton Trust’s research on university applications

More than two in five A-level pupils believe the assessment system in place this year will adversely affect their...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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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
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Barring pupils with fewer than three Ds ‘access to student loans’ is ‘retrograde step’

Leaked proposals that would deny student loans to pupils who achieve fewer than three Ds in their A-levels have...

John Dickens
John Dickens