Universities can bid for more healthcare course places

Tuesday, 30 June 2020

The Education Secretary announced new measures to protect students and universities, including an additional 5,000 ring-fenced places for nursing, midwifery or allied health courses to support the country’s vital public services.

Large numbers of students are applying to study healthcare courses, and the government has agreed to extend the timetable for universities to apply for the extra places to Friday 17 July, and to cover additional bids over the initial 5,000. More….