UK universities brace for last-minute fight for A-level students

Competition for new recruits intensifies as tens of thousands of courses remain unfilledUK universities are bracing themselves for a last-minute battle for new recruits in what is expected to be the most competitive A-level student recruitment...

UK universities brace for last-minute fight for A-level students

Competition for new recruits intensifies as tens of thousands of courses remain unfilled

UK universities are bracing themselves for a last-minute battle for new recruits in what is expected to be the most competitive A-level student recruitment round to date.

Hundreds of thousands of 18-year-olds will pick up their A-level results next Thursday. For those intending to go to university it will be a buyers’ market, with many of the country’s leading institutions vying to attract students to take up places on tens of thousands of courses that are still unfilled.

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