University admissions 2021

A levels were cancelled again in 2021 due to the pandemic. Final grades were awarded based on teacher assessments. This resulted in a large increase in the number of top grades awarded. What impact did this have on the number of students starting in 2021 and on the number of places and accommodation available? How might teaching at the start of the academic year be affected by the pandemic?

University admissions 2021

Student support for undergraduates across the UK

In the UK, higher education (HE) is a devolved matter and each nation has its own finance arrangements and student funding system. This paper outlines the student support systems for undergraduate higher education students in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. It sets out the amount of funding that students may receive and references recent debates and developments in HE funding across the UK.

Student support for undergraduates across the UK