UK Update – IBSCA Conference, London

– More places now for top students, lots of competition between institutions

– Guardian rankings are based on quality of teaching

– Look at National Student Survey

– Demographics – student numbers on way down

– Birmingham has started unconditional offers – Nottingham and Reading too

– You can apply through Clearing after you have your results

– IB is trusted as no grade inflation and inter-disciplinary – lower offers at UEA and timing of results is good.

– UCAS is considering ranking schools by accuracy of result prediction

– UK -unis like info on school in opening paragraph to set the context

– NEGOTIATE if offers too high…

– Summer schools at UEA