What do we know about progression for the second cohort of students with T Levels?

The 2023 cycle marked the second year that students in England with T Levels used the skills and knowledge they developed to access the right next step for them, from apprenticeships and higher education to employment. That is something to recognise on T Levels Day of National Apprenticeship Week 2024.

Philippa Alway, Senior Policy Adviser (Apprenticeships and Skills), UCAS8 Feb 2024, 08:56

Guiding lights: Unveiling the true influencers of young people

‘Influencer’ has become a charged term in recent years, with connotations of social media’s negative impact upon young people's mental health. Yet decision-making around university applications, careers options and planning for the future remains highly influenced by several factors, persons and resources.

Megan Edwards, Principal Insight Consultant, UCAS17 Oct 2023, 12:51

Strategies for marketing in high competition cities

Recently, we had the privilege of hosting an insightful webinar, with industry experts – our very own Ollie Wells from UCAS, Shaan Clark from Collegiate UK, Richard from StuRents, and hosted by Sarah & Deenie from The Property Marketing Strategists. The central theme revolved around the changes in student accommodation in the UK. With a myriad of opinions, data, and predictions shared, this comprehensive overview highlights the pivotal trends, pressing challenges, and promising opportunities for the future in the PBSA and wider student accommodation sector. Dive in as we unravel our key findings and insights from this enlightening discussion.

13 Sept 2023, 08:46

Children of prisoners: Forgotten, invisible, and HE needs to act

Students with imprisoned parents are a disadvantaged group who need support throughout their educational journey in order to thrive and be supported to progress on to higher education.

Pippa Blythe, Widening Participation Project Coordinator, University of Cambridge12 Jul 2023, 08:53