The pandemic has disrupted almost every part of society with schools, colleges and universities no exception. Applicants hoping to qualify for HE study had their learning thrown into turmoil and places cast in doubt by shifting policies on assessment. Meanwhile, university and college HE admissions staff had to adapt to new ways of working and confusion over how offers would be met.
Fair admissions consultant, Dan Shaffer, sets out his seven recommendations for admissions teams preparing to support applicants disrupted by the changes to higher education entry.
The paper also explores future implications these changes may have on planned reforms and new practices in higher education admissions for colleges and universities, admissions professionals, schools and applicants.