News and key documents

Explore the latest news and key information from UCAS.

Latest news

4 Aug 2020
28,970 students from Scotland have been accepted into university or college through UCAS today, up 220 on Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) results day last year, and despite a fall in the...
9 Jul 2020
A total of 514,020 people of all ages from across the UK have now applied through UCAS this year for a place on an undergraduate course – up 1.6% on this point in 2019, and reversing a fall in UK...
25 Jun 2020
Most undergraduate applicants have now chosen which of their university or college offers to accept, as the deadline for the majority of them was Thursday 18 June.
23 Jun 2020
Degree courses training our next generation of health and social care professionals are continuing to accept applications, and new UCAS insight shows students from all walks of life will receive a...
3 May 2020
For the first time, students looking for a place at university or college this summer will be presented with a personalised list of available courses.

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.


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