“We are pleased to see that the proportion of young people choosing to study in higher education remains at a record high. This shows that young people in Wales continue to value the opportunities offered by universities. This is against the backdrop of a demographic dip in Wales which means the number of 18 year olds has decreased by 2.3% this year.
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Jump in part-time students accessing support following introduction of most generous support package in the UK
There has been a massive 35% increase in part-time undergraduates from Wales, thanks to the Welsh Government’s radical new student support package.
The statistics report on the new student support system for the first time, also showing a 58% increase in the number of postgraduates supported.
The Vietnamese Education Minister visited Cardiff on Friday, accompanied by the Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK and a large delegation of officials from the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), senior university representatives, several business directors and a number … »
Kieron Rees takes a look at the recent Welsh Assembly report on the impact of Brexit on higher education Recently the headlines have been dominated by Brexit and what deal, if any, we are likely to have. The impact of … »
Commenting on today’s UCAS acceptance statistics, a Universities Wales spokesperson said: “The recent applicant figures are in line with previous ones released by UCAS and point to a number of potential challenges, including demographic change and in particular, the decline … »
On Tuesday 4 December, the National Assembly for Wales’ Children, Young People, and Education Committee published ‘Degrees of Separation? The Impact of Brexit on Higher and Further Education’. The report looks at the challenges Brexit poses for higher education in … »
Universities UK’s #MadeAtUni campaign launched today to celebrates the transformational impact of universities, including showcasing case studies from eight Welsh universities. The UK’s Best Breakthroughs List has been launched to mark the inventions, discoveries and social initiatives from universities … »
Universities Wales is pleased to announce a partnership with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office on the creation of the Chevening Universities Wales Scholarships. Universities Wales and the Welsh Government will co-fund up to 10 Vietnamese scholars in 2020/2021 and in … »
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