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Will there be even more competition for 2021 entry as more people are taking gap years, resits and the current yr12 also applying?

I’m thinking about taking a gap year but I’m not the strongest applicant so I hope there won’t be too much competition.
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Will there be even more competition for 2021 entry as more people are taking gap years, resits and the current yr12 also applying?

I’m thinking about taking a gap year but I’m not the strongest applicant so I hope there won’t be too much competition.
Universities won’t have places capped for 2021 entry so they can increase space to match demand.
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Universities won’t have places capped for 2021 entry so they can increase space to match demand.
Thanks very much. A big relief!!!
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Hi guys i was just wondering since so many year 13s missed their offers and are having them deferred while they do autumn exams Does this mean admissions for everyone else will be more competitive? Surely this will mean there are fewer places for current year 12s - Especially for the most competitive courses like medicine, law, oxbridge etc
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Hi guys i was just wondering since so many year 13s missed their offers and are having them deferred while they do autumn exams Does this mean admissions for everyone else will be more competitive? Surely this will mean there are fewer places for current year 12s - Especially for the most competitive courses like medicine, law, oxbridge etc
No, this is probably the 10th time I said this on TSR but since EU students will be paying international fees (Brexit) it'll be less competitive for UK / home students.
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No, this is probably the 10th time I said this on TSR but since EU students will be paying international fees (Brexit) it'll be less competitive for UK / home students.
And what about international students?
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And what about international students?
More competitive, sadly.

There may be a separate category for EU students, but if not then international students will be lumped with the EU students (but their numbers will definitely drop).
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More competitive, sadly.

There may be a separate category for EU students, but if not then international students will be lumped with the EU students (but their numbers will definitely drop).
Yeah that’s what I feared
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Yeah that’s what I feared

hi there! are you saying that the number of international student will be low??
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Yeah that’s what I feared
Wont be an issue for most students if at all.

More students ended up going to uni last year then normal, and the overall number of students in year 13 (this year & last year) is low compared to normal years so if anything for most courses it will be easier to get into uni.

The only exceptions may be medicine/veterinary and some Oxbridge college that had a surplus of candidates that got in due to CAGs and now have a few less spots then last year. (to combat this some colleges & unis are for 1 or 2 years taking slightly larger cohorts so no one is disadvantaged).
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...The only exceptions may be medicine/veterinary and some Oxbridge college that had a surplus of candidates that got in due to CAGs and now have a few less spots then last year. (to combat this some colleges & unis are for 1 or 2 years taking slightly larger cohorts so no one is disadvantaged).
Agree with everything you said.

OP I am wearing medicine-tinted specs because I am looking at this from a med point of view.
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hi there! are you saying that the number of international student will be low??
International student numbers are predicted to decrease making it easier for them to get in as unis want that international £££.
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International student numbers are predicted to decrease making it easier for them to get in as unis want that international £££.
am an international student? is My chance normal as previous one or am gonna be the lucky?
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I wonder how many (if any) universities will have kicked the bucket before the start of the next academic year. The country could do with a clear out.
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am an international student? is My chance normal as previous one or am gonna be the lucky?
More then likely your chances of admission will be very similar to previous years, perhaps even ever so slightly easier (if their are less international applicants) their is more hysteria about it then their needs to be.
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More then likely your chances of admission will be very similar to previous years, perhaps even ever so slightly easier (if their are less international applicants) their is more hysteria about it then their needs to be.
Good to hear.
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Do you have an assumption or guess for predicting the numbers of international students for 2021?
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More competitive, sadly.

There may be a separate category for EU students, but if not then international students will be lumped with the EU students (but their numbers will definitely drop).
You mean the number of internationals will drop or the number of EU applicants will drop?
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You mean the number of internationals will drop or the number of EU applicants will drop?
EU, since that is the intention of Brexit
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EU, since that is the intention of Brexit
Thanks!
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