Mary Curnock Cook

'30,000 Students Put Off University Due To Tuition Fee Hike'

PA | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Up to 30,000 fewer students may have started university courses this year following the tuition fee hike, the government's fair access tsar has sugges...

Are Personal Statements Unfair To State School Children?

PA | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

State-educated students may get less help with university applications, struggle to find experiences to write about and are more likely to make mistak...

Students Ditching University In Their Thousands

PA | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The number of students in England applying to university has slumped by almost 10%, official figures show. The latest Ucas statistics reveal that a...

Oxbridge And Medicine Applications On The Rise

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Students appear to want more for their money as recent figures show applications for medicine and Oxbridge courses have increased since 2009 despite t...

University Acceptances Drop By Thousands

PA | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The number of students already accepted on to university courses has dropped by almost 7%, official figures show. As of midnight, a total of 357,91...

Lucy Sherriff

Government Under Pressure To Reform As Four In Five Students Will Be Unsuccessful | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 22.10.2011 | UK Universities & Education

The government has come under further pressure to reform university admissions after new figures indicated 80% of A-level students competing for a pla...

Clearing: It's Time to Consign This University Bargain Basement to the Dustbin of History

Wes Streeting | Posted 17.10.2011 | UK Universities & Education
Wes Streeting

This Thursday, the agonising wait for hundreds of thousands of students across the country will be over. No, I'm not talking about the return of Celebrity Big Brother, but the farce of A-level results day.