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  • Five things on my mind for Confirmation and Clearing 2022

    15 June 2022 by Clare Marchant

    This blog was written by Clare Marchant, Chief Executive of UCAS. This academic year is the first in three that will see students sitting examinations. In some ways it’s the first normal undergraduate admissions cycle in recent memory, and much has changed. As we enter this year’s Confirmation and Clearing…

  • GCSE Thresholds for Eligibility for Student Loans Could Transform Access and Participation

    24 February 2022 by Mary Curnock Cook

    This blog was written by Mary Curnock Cook, Non-Executive Director across the education sector and former Chief Executive of UCAS. You can find Mary on Twitter @MaryCurnockCook. There won’t be many people in the higher education sector who are surprised by the announcements about fees and funding for higher education in England…

  • The Fair Access Coalition: 10 requirements for a fair admissions process

    22 March 2021 by Nathan Sansom, Laura Gray, Anne-Marie Caning, Sam Holmes, Eleanor Harrison, Rachel Carr, Johnny Rich, John Craven & Rae Tooth.

    This blog was kindly contributed by The Fair Access Coalition. The Fair Access Coalition is a group of the heads of leading third sector organisations engaged in activities to support access and progression, including the Access Project (Nathan Sansom), Brightside (Laura Gray), The Brilliant Club (Anne-Marie Canning), Causeway Education (Sam…