It is clear that some universities either cannot afford to expand their admissions capacity or will simply never keep pace with the rising tide of applications, writes Nick Cuthbert. When demand exceeds supply, is the next rational step to commoditise the queue?
While other study destinations are coming out with really positive messaging around post-study employment prospects, and some are offering a longer post-study work visa, we need to do everything we can to compete and evidence success
The downside to higher demand is that institutions have to pay the operational cost of processing tens of thousands of applications that are inevitably unsuccessful. The PIE talked to providers in the UK, as they pitched their solutions on offer.