Here’s the latest news on two new initiatives launching in conjunction with 2025 undergraduate applications today.
Posted Tue 14 May 2024 - 09:13

Free school meals fee waiver

For the 2025 cycle, UCAS is removing the undergraduate application fee for any student who is/or has received free school meals during the last six years, up until the end of their final year at school or college.

Find out what you need to do

Students access to entry grades

Your students can now see the grades and offer rates of previously accepted students, when searching for courses on They can also add their predicted grades to contextualise the historic information to them. This is a beta product including A level and BTEC grades of 18 year olds in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland across the 2019 – 2023 cycles.

Find out how it works for your students 

Key resources to support you

  • The 2025 toolkit – is packed with all the latest guides to support you, your students and their parents through the cycle. 
  • Your guide to the UCAS Hub – showing you all the tools available for your students. 
  • Adviser webinar – join us live on 5 June as we share all the latest guidance for writing references. 
  • The Outreach Connection Service launches in the portal at the end of May linking you to relevant outreach and engagement opportunities for your students across the UK. 
  • Key dates for 2025 entry – students can submit their application from 3 September.

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