Record number of students accepted for university degree courses


Record numbers of students are heading to university this year, with more than 400,000 already accepted on to degree courses.

As of midnight, 409,410 people had been accepted on to higher education courses in the UK, up 3% - around an extra 13,000 students - compared to the same point last year.

This is the highest number of acceptances recorded on A-level results day, admissions service Ucas said.