Nearly 500,000 youngsters scrambled for university places last year while just 131,700 under-19s opted for on the job training.
What does UP stand for?
UP stands for University Place (Washington)
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We have 17 other meanings of UP in our Acronym Attic
- Universität Passau (Germany)
- Université de Perpignan
- Université de Poitiers (French: University of Poitiers; France)
- Universiteit Van Pretoria (South Africa)
- University of Pennsylvania
- University of Phoenix
- University of Pittsburgh
- University of Portland
- University of Pretoria (South Africa)
- University of the Philippines
Samples in periodicals archive:
Tens of thousands of students nationwide are still waiting to hear if they have secured a university place.
Travel Business Review-November 24, 2011--East Lansing Marriott at University Place Hotel Announces December Festivities(C)2011] ENPublishing - http://www.
MORE students will miss out on university places than ever before as the number vacancies filled through clearing reached 13,000.
That said, it's certainly possible that their rent as-is was (and had been for several years) too high for a conventional old school supermarket, despite the fact it was 40% below market rent for university Place.
Summary: Thousands of university places may go as the Government tries to reduce a funding gap in its tuition fees policy, Ed Miliband has claimed.
But with applications to universities up nearly 12% on last year - 170,000 students are expected to miss out on a university place with the possibility those dropping even one grade could find they are turned away.