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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
News

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
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
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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
News

Office for Students wades into unconditional university offers storm

One of the first orders of business at the new Office for Students will be to investigate the sharp...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross
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
News

State school pupils will “struggle” to access top universities after government A-level reform

State schools will “struggle” to get to grips with university admission changes driven by the government’s A-level reforms –...

John Dickens
John Dickens
Exam results, News

A level pupils face hefty phone bills to call clearing hotlines

Students needing to call universities in the scramble for places due later this week can expect to face considerable...

Sophie Scott
Sophie Scott
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