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Industry news: Diversity & Inclusion

Disadvantaged students are not aware of contextual offers, Ucas report suggests

28 November 2019   (0 Comments)
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Nearly half of school leavers were accepted into university with A-level grades lower than the advertised entry requirements, the UCAS report says. 

The report also says that disadvantaged students are 61% more likely to attend a university than they were 10 years ago.

Although 17% of the disadvantaged students received a contextual offer, the report shows that many disadvantaged applicants are unaware that some universities made such offers. 

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