University Applications Up

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Applications to the University of Liverpool for 2013 Entry have increased by 10.35% compared to last year, against a higher education sector increase of 3.41%.

The latest UCAS figures show the positive growth in applications.

University of Liverpool Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Howard Newby, welcomed the figures. “Like all institutions we have been paying close attention to application figures to see the impact of the introduction of tuition fees” he said. “The upward trend at Liverpool for 2013 entry demonstrates that higher education is an excellent investment.”

Employability is a key focus for the University and performance indicators set by the UK’s Higher Education Statistics Agency show that 91.3% of graduates from the institution are in employment or further study. The University recently invested £2.5 million in paid internships for new graduates giving them valuable work experience.

Demand for the University’s post-applications Visit Days has also increased with 82% of registered prospective students attending the most recent campus event.

The increase is mirrored in postgraduate taught applications from Home/ EU students, which have seen an increase of more than 32%, while international applications from prospective post graduate students have also increased by 2.82%.

The next Visit Day for applicants takes place on Saturday 9 February.

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