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Ucas: More students apply for university than in 2019 despite grade worries

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Ucas: More students apply for university than in 2019 despite grade worries

Ucas: More students apply for university than in 2019 despite grade worries

Despite worries about low grades because of the pandemic, 2.5% more studentshave applied for university this year than last, according to Ucasrepresentative Courteney Sheppard.

Speaking ahead of results day on Thursday,Mr Sheppard said there has also been a 1% drop in the number of studentsdeferring a university place.


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