News and key documents

Explore the latest news and key information from UCAS.

Latest news

23 Oct 2020
A new multi-language mobile app to support international students and their agents and advisers apply for postgraduate courses in the UK has been acquired by UCAS.
12 Oct 2020
Students applying for degree courses that start in autumn 2021 should be ambitious with their choices, following no substantial rise in deferrals in 2020, with universities ready to be flexible when...
24 Sep 2020
More students from the most disadvantaged backgrounds across the UK are set to start degrees this autumn, as the global pandemic has not dampened progress on widening participation in universities...
11 Sep 2020
New data from UCAS shows more than 89% of students who received a higher grade when revised results were issued by awarding bodies have successfully secured a place at one of their preferred choices...
19 Aug 2020
UCAS has today received the grades from the four largest awarding bodies for the 160,000 students who received upgraded A level grades in England.
17 Aug 2020
In response to the announcements across the UK regarding the awarding of A levels, UCAS is now working with universities, colleges, and schools to support students to understand their options and...

Key documents

We provide numerous scheduled and topical reports surrounding the university application process.

These include:

  • CEO presentations
  • End of cycle reports
  • Annual reports

Data and analysis

We provide intelligence and reporting on trends in applications to higher education.

Press office

Talk to our press office for more information.

Policy and consultations

To keep you in the loop, we publish our responses to policy discussions and consultations.



We organise more than 70 events a year throughout the UK. These include exhibitions for students and conferences for advisers and members.

Take a look at the specific events we offer below, or you can check our advice on open days and international events.


The UCAS higher education exhibitions bring together future students with course providers and other interesting organisations.


We host a number of conferences throughout the year to provide information about UCAS services and the wider higher education sector.