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January 14, 2005

Last–minute degree bargains?

The Times Higher reports this week that universities will be allowed to offer cheaper deals to students during clearing in order to "fill gaps". The Office for Fair Access confirmed that it would not prevent universities from lowering fees or increasing bursaries during the August clearing process.

So if your A-level results match your entry offer, then you could be paying the full £3,000 rate, but if you don't meet your grades target and rely on clearing, you could get in for less. I wonder whether this is a smart marketing strategy for universities? A bit like lastminute.com, perhaps…


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