Title Ucas personal statement should be reformed to make it fairer, says think tank Media name/outlet The Independent Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 24/11/22 Description Steven Jones, professor of higher education at the University of Manchester and a co-author of the report, said debate on the issue has been “rumbling on for too long”.
He added: “The solution proposed here represents a compromise position and offers the first practical way forward for the sector.
“Baseline competencies would be assessed transparently, but no longer would more advantaged applicants be given free rein to catalogue prestigious work experience and extra-curricular opportunities, or to flex their other cultural and social capitals.”
URL https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/higher-education-policy-institute-ucas-universities-hepi-university-of-manchester-b2231850.html Persons Steven Jones
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