UCAS Archives - The Glasgow Guardian

Fall in number of students accepted to their first choice university

14th September 2022

The rate of entry to university looks set to fall for the first time since 2012. 37.6% of 18-year-olds will be attending university this autumn, down from 38.4% in 2021, according to data from the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). Leading explanations for this statistical shift suggest that while demand for university places has ...

UCAS could scrap personal statements

19th April 2022

UCAS is considering moving from the traditional personal statement to a structured set of questions application process. The UK’s University and College Admissions Service (UCAS) is considering replacing the current personal statement based university application protest with a questions-based structure. The more structured series of questions would still allow students to show creativity but gu...

UCAS acquires start-up app to support international postgraduate students

12th November 2020

MO University Assistant will help support international postgraduates with a variety of support in 15 different languages. The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) has acquired the multi-language student support app MO University Assistant. The acquisition of the multi-language mobile app MO University Assistant will support international postgraduate students, agents, and advertise...