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UK Govt abolishes undergraduate student cap for universities

Yesterday the Times Higher Education revealed that Chancellor George Osborne has announced that the government sets to abolish the cap on students numbers in 2015.

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He also stated that there will be an extra 30,000 students places next year as an interim before the cap is completely abolished.

The change comes as a result of 60,000 young people each year who have the relevant results are prevented from going to university because of the capped figures.

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