Elite UK universities take lion’s share of bump in recruitment
From Times Higher Education: “The UK’s most selective universities boasted record intakes as A-level results were released, with students on oversubscribed medical courses being offered £10,000 to switch institutions. Overall a record 435,430 students were placed on UK degree courses on results day, up 5 per cent on 2020. With 44.8 per cent of all A levels being awarded at A* or A in a second year of rapid grade inflation because of the use of teacher-assessed scores instead of examinations, data released by Ucas showed that the most selective institutions had taken the lion’s share of increased recruitment at this stage.”
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