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Will We Ever Be Satisfied That University Admissions Processes Are Fair?

(2) Comments | Posted 20 March 2013 | (10:55)

Universities are under intense scrutiny to prove that their admissions processes are fair. The more high-profile the institution, the more intense the level of scrutiny often is.

And I believe that this is as it should be. The importance of opening up the opportunity of higher education to all that...

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Can the United States Teach Us to Improve the Experience Our Universities Offer?

(0) Comments | Posted 25 February 2013 | (13:34)

Around 4,000 students from the UK are currently in the midst of applying to study at American universities.

Their evenings and weekends are taken up with completing application essays which, unlike our system of submitting one personal statement to UCAS, are often bespoke to each university, personal and probing.


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University Applications Are Up but We Must Act Now to Capitalise on the Success

(0) Comments | Posted 1 February 2013 | (13:23)

University applications have finally seen their first rise since tuition fees were hiked, which is great news. We are to be encouraged, too, by the one per cent rise this year in applications from 18-year-olds living in the poorest areas of the country. Any increase, however small, among this group...

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