Higher Education Round-up

Of 149 university applicants this year, the majority were able to take up their first choice of university, with Bristol, Cardiff, Southampton and Bath the most popular, but with good numbers also heading further afield to Durham, Edinburgh and Leeds amongst others.

Sixty eight per cent of places are at Russell group/The Times top 15 universities and four pupils secured places at Oxbridge with a further five off to read medicine or veterinary science. Three pupils are taking up Year in Industry places prior to university with others heading to drama school, conservatoires and art foundation courses.

Quick Link: A full list of Leavers’ Destinations 2016

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