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Ucas backs post-qualification university admissions

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The group also warned that post-qualification applications would be a mistake

Admissions body Ucas has backed a move to post-qualification admissions for UK universities that would eliminate the need to make offers to students based on predicted grades. But it has shied away from recommending a bigger shift to students actually making applications after they receive their A-level grades.

Instead, in a report published on 22 April, Ucas set out a vision for a system where universities would only make offers to students once they had received their exam results, with students applying to universities along the same timetable that they do now.

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