In a letter sent to the universities watchdog, Gavin Williamson said the time was right to look at whether “post-qualification applications” (PQA) should be introduced.
Moving to PQA would abolish the need for clearing, where students who have failed to meet the grades of their university offers apply for places on alternative courses. It would also end unconditional offers.
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