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Ucas chief exec: gender gap widening in higher education

Mary Curnock Cook, the head of Ucas, has voiced concerns over the low proportion of boys gaining places in higher education compared with girls. In a press conference, Curnock Cook said that “there is a deafening policy silence of the issue”. She added “Has the women’s movement now become so normalised that we cannot conceive…

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Increasing number of A Level students miss predicted grades

Students studying for their A Levels are less likely to achieve their predicted grades compared to those studying four years ago. A new report by UCAS has found that in 2014 18 year olds who were predicted ‘ABB’ were 34.7% less likely to achieve their predicted grades than students in 2010. For those predicted AAB,…

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