Tags: UCAS

Recruiters warned that selecting by UCAS points and degree class is illogical and discriminatory

At the 25th TARGETjobs Breakfast News, the audience of 200 graduate recruiters, universities and agencies were told by Simon Howard, Chairman of Work Group, to ‘dump the 2.1 and UCAS points’ when it came to selecting applicants. Simon pointed out that a 2.1 entry requirement in particular was discriminatory and his research showed that the…

University applications are down by £7.4%

UK’s youth in a double bind: chasing too few university places and too few jobs Figures released by UCAS today reported a headline drop of 7.4% in applications for university places in the UK, taking into account the applications received for the 15th January deadline, with a slightly larger fall in England than in the…