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Coronavirus: 13 UK universities ‘could go bust without bailout’

Thirteen universities face “a very real prospect” of insolvency following the coronavirus crisis unless they receive a government bailout, a study suggests. High-ranking universities with large numbers of international students face the largest immediate drop in income, says the Institute for Fiscal Studies. But the least prestigious universities are at the greatest risk, says the […]

Clearing becoming route of choice for university applicants

Robert McGowan, director of admissions and recruitment at Coventry University Clearing, says this reflects the changing profile of students looking to enter university. “What they’re asking for and demanding around flexibility and multiple intakes is very different from that traditional model, which is an undergraduate degree starting in September,” he says. “Universities really need to […]