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A quarter of survey respondents say their school will remain closed on Results Day

GCSEs and A-levels were cancelled this year due to Covid-19 and replaced with Centre Assessment Grades, with schools and colleges submitting grades to exam boards for moderation. For many 16- and 18-year-olds,...  

27/07/2020 | 0 Comments |

First rise in university applications in three years

First rise in university applications in three years

The number of people who sent off a UK university application has risen for the first time in three years, according to figures released by UCAS today. The increase is fuelled primarily by students applying...  

07/02/2019 | 0 Comments |

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Off to uni? Make sure you're prepared

Are you off to uni in September? How well-informed would you say you are? Do you know how many contact hours you’ll be getting? Or what your biggest expense is? According to research by the Higher...  

04/07/2017 | 0 Comments |

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Only a third of students think university is good value

A new report reveals that only about a third of university students think their course is good value for money. We look at the facts and explain how you can use this information to help you make the right...  

09/06/2016 | 0 Comments |

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Entrepreneur Reuben Singh launches university scholarship fund

Business leader Reuben Singh is offering university scholarships of up to £9,000 to start up tycoons of the future – could it be you?  Singh was an entrepreneur from an early age...  

20/10/2015 | 0 Comments |

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Two UK universities make the top 10 in world rankings

Oxford and Cambridge were the only two institutions from the UK to make it into the top 10 best universities in the world. The US dominated the charts, taking the remaining eight spots. The stats, just...  

18/08/2015 | 0 Comments |

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A-level exam results day 2015 – the headlines

More A-level passes but less A*s and As, and a record number of university places – these are the top headlines from A-level exam results day 2015. Top grades were given to 25.9% of entries, a slight...  

13/08/2015 | 0 Comments |

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Universities for Europe campaign launched 

Universities are today being urged to back a campaign to keep the UK in Europe. Universities UK, the representative organisation for our universities, believes that being a member of the EU makes us stronger.  In...  

27/07/2015 | 0 Comments |

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65% of 16-year-olds don’t know about sixth form bursaries

Almost two-thirds of 16-year-olds don't know that they could get up to £1,200 a year to support them during their studies. Government research, reported in the Times Educational Supplement, found...  

20/07/2015 | 0 Comments |

Language Degree Courses in Decline

Language Degree Courses in Decline

Despite the fact that the Confederation of British Industry had urged Brits to improve their collective language skills to aid the growth of the UK's trade and export industries, the number of language...  

08/10/2013 | 0 Comments |

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