So, UCAS has just announced the opening of the 2020 Full-Time Undergraduate admissions cycle. Normally this news is important for HE advisers in schools, it's not normally something I'd take time out to write about. 2020 is different. Colleagues across the HE sector are all too...

University managing Opportunity or Risk? Andrew Hargreaves sets out the case for knowing your strategic context. The outlook is not the same for everyone. When you work with Higher Education (HE) data as much as we do at dataHE you become very intimate with what it...

English Russell Group universities have benefited from endowed recruitment power and are well placed in the new market. But they have recruitment choices too. Mark Corver looks at their record in the data. Universities with higher grade students - typified by the Russell Group -...

The 2018 cycle isn't over yet, but the outcomes are becoming clear. Mark Corver updates our forecast models, confirming that International and EU students are the growth areas universities need to think about. UCAS' excellent daily clearing analysis stopped last week, with the last output...

Mark Corver finds an intense first week of Clearing in England using a new statistic. The late August bank holiday is typically when HE admission staff have their first real rest since they got the exam results from UCAS two weeks earlier. We expect many are...