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** University Clearing: AAB cap change to benefit top students this year **

* The Government's decision to lift restrictions on universities taking the
brightest candidates could benefit up to 85,000 high-achieving students
during Clearing, which begins this Thursday. *

The Government has removed the cap on university places for top students,
which could create exciting opportunities.
The Government has removed the cap on university places for top students,
which could create exciting opportunities. Photo: Alamy

By Jessica Moore and Andrew Marszal

10:00PM BST 14 Aug 2012

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Clearing this year is expected to offer the UK’s highest achieving
A-level students greater choice than in previous years, following changes
to limits on university admissions.

· *Clearing 2012: Find a University course with the Telegraph's Clearing
Vacancy Search*

Students with grades AAB or higher could enjoy a wider range of degree
options on competitive courses due to the changes, while students who
score below the threshold are likely to be squeezed out of the race for
higher education, experts have warned.

Clearing begins this Thursday when around 300,000 students will receive
their A-level results, and


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