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15 Aug '14

News Record number of students off to university after undergrad cap raised

Higher proportion of sixth formers go into further education, including more women and students from deprived areasRecord numbers of British 18-year-olds including rising numbers of women and students from deprived areas are on their way to university this year, with more selective universities taking in greater numbers of undergraduates.As of Friday, 412,170 people had had their place at university or college confirmed, a rise of 3% from last year, although there had been a drop in the numbers using the clearing process which matches applicants still looking for a place with unfilled university courses because of universities making more early or unconditional offers. Continue reading...

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