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** Pupils who just miss top grades at A-level to lose out on university in
'two-tier' clearing system
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By Laura Clark

*PUBLISHED:* 00:18, 11 August 2012 | *UPDATED:* 11:29, 11 August 2012

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Thousands of sixth-formers with good grades face missing out on degree
courses as leading universities shut their doors to applicants who achieve
less than AAB at A-level.

Students receiving their results next week can expect a 'two-tier' clearing
system with an abundance of places for those with top grades and from
outside the EU but tight restrictions on provision for the rest, according
to a Daily Mail survey of 100 universities.

It has led to fears that bright applicants who just miss out on top grades
will be forced to take gap years or settle for under-subscribed
universities lower down the rankings.

Concerning: Thousands of sixth-formers with good grades face missing out on
degree courses as leading universities shut their doors to applicants who
achieve less than AAB at A-level

Concerning: Thousands of sixth-formers with good grades face missing out on
degree courses as leading universities shut their doors to applicants who
achieve less than AAB at A-level

Our survey suggests that


Source: www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2186834/A-level-results-Pupils-achieve-AAB-exams-set-lose-university-tier-clearing-system.html


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