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A-level results day and Clearing 2019: reasons to be cheerful

12 August 2019
As A-level results day approaches, UUK’s Daniel Wake looks at recent trends in university admissions, and provides some final information to applicants, who for the first time can choose to put themselves into ‘Clearing’.

University admissions and clearing: what to expect this year

10 August 2018
Universities UK's Dan Wake looks at this year's applications cycle and what applicants and their families should expect.

Patterns and trends in UK higher education 2017

21 July 2017
Jovan Luzajic, Senior Policy Analyst at Universities UK, discusses the key themes in UUK's latest Patterns and trends report.

Admissions latest – record numbers for 2016

22 August 2016
The numbers of students who’ve found places at universities and colleges across the UK has risen again, for the fourth year in a row. Policy Analyst Eleanor Jubb looks at the figures.

University admissions and Clearing: behind the scenes

19 August 2016
Janet Graham, Director of SPA, the Supporting Professionalism in Admissions programme, gives an insight into how universities manage the busy admissions and clearing period.

University admissions 2016: five myths debunked

16 August 2016
It is that time of year when the media gaze turns to exam results and university admissions. With this in mind, Universities UK's Chief Executive Nicola Dandridge debunks five of the most common university admissions myths.

Exam results and university admissions

12 August 2016
With A-level results coming out on 18 August, the thoughts of thousands of students will be turning to university places and enrolment

What to look out for in university admissions this summer

27 July 2016
The university admissions process is playing an increasingly prominent role in achieving government policy objectives in England through student choice and competition between institutions.


Graduate earnings – the only measure of student success?

13 April 2016
The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has published a major study comparing graduate earnings.