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UCAS announces new Chair of the Board of Trustees

UCAS is delighted to announce Professor Koen Lamberts has been appointed Chair of our Board of Trustees.

‘Unprecedented opportunity’ for anyone considering university

A record 541,240 students were accepted onto undergraduate courses this year as high offer rates, increased consideration of those from disadvantaged backgrounds, and improvements to Clearing give applicants more choice than ever before.

Global interest to study music at the UK’s prestigious conservatoires hits new high

A record 1,250 talented performers from outside of the EU have applied through UCAS Conservatoires to study music from September 2020, up 25 per cent on last year, and the third straight year of sharp increases.

More people than ever want to be a doctor: Applications to study medicine up 6%

A record 23,710 people have applied to study medicine at university next September, up 6 per cent on last year.

New UCAS Hub provides students with information and advice

More than a third of students applying to university are setting their sights higher after using the new UCAS Hub, which brings together information and advice on all their options for life after school in one dynamic place.

More disadvantaged students than ever have a place at university

For the first time, more than a fifth of young people (20.4 per cent, 25,910 students) from the most disadvantaged backgrounds (POLAR4 quintile 1 ) across the UK have a confirmed place at university or college, slightly narrowing the gap between the most and least advantaged groups.

UCAS has confirmed #TLevels will be allocated UCAS points in line with 3 #Alevels

UCAS Tariff points allocated for T Levels Today (20 Aug), UCAS has confirmed the Tariff point allocation for T Levels. 

Record number of disadvantaged students off to university #ALevelResults2019

Students are receiving their exam results this morning, and signing in to UCAS Track to see if their place at university or college has been confirmed.

Scottish universities welcome the world on results day

A record 2,330 students from outside the EU have confirmed places at Scottish universities – an increase of 9 per cent on last year’s Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) results day.

Latest increase in unconditional offers highlights need for radical change

Update on unconditional offer-making for 2019 This year, almost two in five (38 per cent) of 18 year old applicants from England, Northern Ireland, and Wales received an offer for a place at university that could be considered unconditional, compared to a third (34%) last year and just 1% six years ago, according to new analysis released today (30 Jul).

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