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Indian students increasingly rejecting UK universities for US

British universities are losing out to the USA and struggling to attract students from India, according to newly published research. The results of the study highlights a greater demand from Indian students for places at leading international universities and that the US is fulfilling this demand. By 2024, 54 per cent of international postgraduate students […]

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Russell Group universities battle for best students

The UK’s leading universities are increasingly adopting new tactics to secure applications from the most academically accomplished students in the world. As reported in last week’s The Student, since the Coalition Government’s change to admission policies in August 2014, universities are able to admit an unlimited number of students achieving ABB and above at A-level, […]

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Elite universities disproportionately benefit from Coalition reforms

Top UK universities have benefited from changes to admissions policies which came into effect in August. As of September 11, the number of students being accepted into Russell Group or higher achieving universities, such as Edinburgh, Oxford, Warwick and Bristol, had increased four per cent on 2013 levels, according to the Universities and Colleges Admissions […]