Record levels of young people accepted into university

Figures released today show that 272,500 UK students aged 18 have been accepted into university or college so far this year, a 7% increase on 2020 and a new record. This means 37.9% of the entire UK 18-year-old population is due to start a full-time undergraduate course, also a new high

Record numbers of students take up university places

More than 210,000 18-year-old students in England have had their university places confirmed, with 192,000 at their first choice and increases in top grades for students from all backgrounds. A record rate of students from disadvantaged backgrounds will be starting university courses, up 11% proportionately on last year. Nineteen per cent of

Record number of students accepted into their first choice of university

A record 395,770 students, up 8% from 365,500 in 2020, have a confirmed place on their first choice of full-time undergraduate course in the UK. This represents 91% of everyone with a confirmed place, an increase from 88% last year. Students are receiving their exam results this morning and signing in

All remaining university students to return to in-person teaching from 17 May

University students received a boost with the confirmation that all remaining students can return to in-person teaching from the 17 May. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that the country can progress to Step 3 of the government’s roadmap, which will see a further easing of restrictions on indoor mixing and social