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    Just out of curiosity, what unis get the smallest amount of applications?
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    is this for applying next year? 'cos you could check whats in clearing this year and see as they're the ones who have spare places.
    Normally ex polys/ polys i'd say though- not because they're bad but i've found people tend to go with older unis
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    The least applications, or the least applications per place?
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    The least amount of applications:
    University of Buckingham
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    I think the ex-polytechnic/post 1990/not-so-reputable universities may get quite a lot of applications too, because for a lot of people their entry requirements are the only ones they can meet.

    I'd say around a third to a half of the people who applied to uni from my college will probably end up at places like UCLAN, university of Cumbria, Edge Hill, Liverpool John Moores, Manchester Metropolitan, because judging by the results in January, they will be the only places that will take them.
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    I imagine that Aberdeen doesn't get many, I have a vague memory of there being a few courses with very low entry requirements, even though the department is alright, just because it's so far away from everywhere.
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    Lincoln has received far fewer applicants this year compared to last haha
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    Oxbridge has very few applications per place.
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    (Original post by chrislpp)
    Lincoln has received far fewer applicants this year compared to last haha
    Will from The Inbetweeners killed them off.
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    (Original post by Tango189)
    Will from The Inbetweeners killed them off.
    Yes that was the joke :facepalm:


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    (Original post by mpanda)
    Just out of curiosity, what unis get the smallest amount of applications?
    The smallest numbers of applicants through UCAS are for higher education courses in further education colleges. Oxford & Cherwell Valley College had three applicants this year (to 15th January) down from 8 last year.

    The smallest number for anything recognisably like a university is from the smallest school of London University (i.e. an institution comparable with King's, LSE, UCL and SOAS) The University of London Institute in Paris with 114 applicants.

    The smallest actual university in UCAS is The American Inter-Continental University with 186 applicants.

    The smallest stand alone institution with British degree awarding powers is BPP University College of Professional Studies with 455 (but it has many thousands of post-graduate students who don't apply through UCAS).

    The prize for the smallest true university with British degree awarding powers is also our newest university: The University of the Highlands and Islands with 658 applicants.

    Someone suggested Buckingham. Buckingham is a giant with 816 applicants.


    (Original post by chrislpp)
    Lincoln has received far fewer applicants this year compared to last haha
    Applications at Lincoln have fallen by 4.5%. It has held up fairly well compared with LSE down 8.7%, Warwick down 8.9%, Exeter down 14.4%, Edinburgh down 15.3%, Aston down 18.3% and Brighton and Sussex Medical School down 18.4% (these are just illustrations , there are other significant fallers)
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    (Original post by nulli tertius)
    The smallest numbers of applicants through UCAS are for higher education courses in further education colleges. Oxford & Cherwell Valley College had three applicants this year (to 15th January) down from 8 last year.

    The smallest number for anything recognisably like a university is from the smallest school of London University (i.e. an institution comparable with King's, LSE, UCL and SOAS) The University of London Institute in Paris with 114 applicants.

    The smallest actual university in UCAS is The American Inter-Continental University with 186 applicants.

    The smallest stand alone institution with British degree awarding powers is BPP University College of Professional Studies with 455 (but it has many thousands of post-graduate students who don't apply through UCAS).

    The prize for the smallest true university with British degree awarding powers is also our newest university: The University of the Highlands and Islands with 658 applicants.

    Someone suggested Buckingham. Buckingham is a giant with 816 applicants.




    Applications at Lincoln have fallen by 4.5%. It has held up fairly well compared with LSE down 8.7%, Warwick down 8.9%, Exeter down 14.4%, Edinburgh down 15.3%, Aston down 18.3% and Brighton and Sussex Medical School down 18.4% (these are just illustrations , there are other significant fallers)
    Hi, I remember those figures...source?
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    (Original post by chrislpp)
    Hi, I remember those figures...source?
    http://www.ucas.ac.uk/documents/stat...full_jan11.xls

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