Articles in 'University Applications'

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    Entry through UCAS Extra: what you need to know
    23rd February 2017
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    University often ‘wasted on teenagers’, says UCAS chief
    14th May 2014

    Mary Curnock Cook, chief executive of the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), says that university is sometimes “wasted on the young” because many school leavers end up...

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    University Complaints Increase
    17th June 2012

    A report reveals that complaints against universities in England and Wales increased by 20% in 2011. Will they continue to rise once £9000 tuition fees are introduced in 2012?

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    Shocking Inequality Revealed at Scottish Universities
    13th June 2012

    Shocking figures released in a Freedom of Information request have shown that admissions at several prestigious Scottish universities are extremely biased towards wealthier students.

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    UK Higher Education Only 10th Best Globally
    14th May 2012

    Yet another global ranking of higher education has seen UK universities plummet compared to their international competitors since severe government cuts to education. This one, by Universitas 21, w...

  • David-Willetts
    Still More Upheaval Ahead for UK Universities
    28th April 2012

    Before the dust has settled on the enormous upheaval to tuition fees and university policy, the government is already making moves to shake up higher education and university admissions in 2013. Ma...

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    £18,000 Private College has “Lowest State School Intake”
    22nd April 2012

    The controversial New College of the Humanities has hit the headlines once again, as academics claim its 22% state school intake represents the lowest number of state school pupils taken by any uni...

  • Michael-Gove
    Should Universities Set A-Levels?
    08th April 2012

    Education Secretary Michael Gove has proposed allowing universities to set the content of A-level exams, but the scheme has met with a mixed response from many quarters…

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    Fairer UCAS Applications Scrapped
    28th March 2012

    UCAS has shelved plans to introduce post-results university applications, in spite of many students feeling it would be a much fairer and more transparent way to organise admissions.