Tag Archives: Student Enrolments

Undergraduate numbers cap ‘to be abolished’ – Osborne

Undergraduate numbers cap ‘to be abolished’ – Osborne  | John Morgan |  Times Higher Education | 05 December 2013

The government will abolish the cap on student numbers “altogether” the year after next, George Osborne has announced.The shock announcement in today’s autumn statement by the chancellor also revealed that there will be an extra 30,000 student places next year as an interim step before abolition of the cap

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Private providers share in cream

Private providers share in cream | John Ross | Australian Higher Education | 25 July 2012

Private colleges say the uncapping of publically subsidised higher education places has helped rather than hindered them, as an increasing pool of would-be students rejects universities. Private chains Navitas, Think Education adn Study Group claim steady or accelerating growth at their colleges over the past three years, despite rapid expansion by universities taking advantage of relaxed enrolment caps.

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Ucas withdrawal threat puts PQA in jeopardy

Ucas withdrawal threat puts PQA in jeopardy | Jack Grove | Times Higher Education | 08 March 2012

1994 Group fires shot across bow of admissions service’s proposed reforms. Several universities have threatened to withdraw from the UK’s centralised admissions system if post-qualifications applications are introduced, casting doubt on the future of the proposed reforms.

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Plan to lift cap on local students

Plan to lift cap on local students | Andrew Trounson | The Australian Higher Education | 14 July, 2010

UNIVERSITIES Australia may lobby the government to raise the cap on government-funded over-enrolments next year. They believe this will help the sector weather a downturn in international students.

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