This is a significant and quite brave piece for the Higher Education Policy Institute by Mary Curnock Cook, who was Chief Executive of UCAS (the universities’ ‘clearing’ system) from 2010 to 2017. After leaving school at 16, Mary has worked her way across the UK higher education system. So she knows her trade!
Following serious misunderstandings during the week about A Levels and the “scramble” for Russell Group HE places, for those of us in Post 92 Universities (often sniffily looked down upon by the great and good) this piece makes a great deal of sense. This is the link to Mary’s piece here: