The Tes reports that universities could face financial risks in the next academic year.
Universities have been urged to refrain from changing their offers to students from conditional to unconditional for a further two weeks to ensure that school leavers do not feel “undue pressure”.
Universities minister Michelle Donelan has asked institutions to extend a moratorium on altering offers already made to prospective students, which was due to end today, until 4 May.
Read more at: Coronavirus: Longer ‘pause’ for unconditional offers
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