News and key documents

Explore the latest news and key information from UCAS.

Latest news

30 Nov 2022
Students who have spent time in care have high hopes about going to university or college, yet 60% receive no specific support relevant to their circumstances when deciding on their options,...
27 Oct 2022
The number of UK 18-year-olds applying for the most selective university courses has fallen slightly, following last year’s record high.
17 Oct 2022
UCAS is delighted to announce three new members to its Board of Trustees, which governs the activities of the charity, and two appointments to its Council.
22 Sep 2022
A record number of UK 18-year-olds have secured a place at university or college after sitting their exams, new UCAS data shows.
18 Aug 2022
This year, 19% more 18 year olds in the UK have gained a place at their firm or insurance choice compared to 2019, following the return to examinations.
9 Aug 2022
A record proportion of Scottish students are celebrating gaining their place at their first choice university.

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.