News and key documents

Explore the latest news and key information from UCAS.

Latest news

10 May 2024
A new package of support targeting students who might disregard university as an option for them, because of initial financial barriers or because they believe they will not achieve the entry...
8 Apr 2024
UCAS Chair Trudy Norris-Grey has announced that she plans to step down from the role at the end of December 2024.
15 Feb 2024
The number of UK 18-year-olds and international students applying for a place in higher education has slightly increased compared to last year.
11 Jan 2024
Students exploring their options through UCAS will be able to virtually experience university and the world of work, thanks to a new strategic partnership with careers platform Springpod.
4 Jan 2024
Students applying through UCAS can now get an insider’s view into life and learning on campus through a new online chat function which automatically matches them with current students.
18 Dec 2023
UK universities should take advantage of Chinese students’ rising interest in creative arts degrees to remain competitive on the world stage, a new report has found.

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.