Record university offers now 3% higher than last year
A record 442,900 people have been offered places at UK universities since A-level results were published on Thursday.
Sturgeon launches school reading challenge
Nicola Sturgeon challenges pupils across Scotland to read from a list of up to 100 books as part of a drive to improve literacy.
Record university offers as top A-level grades slip
Record numbers of UK university places have been offered - as top A-level grades fall for the fifth year in a row.
Wirral teen celebrates nine A* grades and has University Challenge hopes
A teenager celebrates achieving nine A* grades at A-level and hopes to be a future contestant on University Challenge.
Foreign languages A-level slump blamed on cuts
Sixth form funding pressures have been blamed for a drop in foreign language A-level candidates.
As thousands of students prepare to head off to university for the first time, here are 10 alternative ways they can help fund their education.
Dundee university to autopsy an alien
The University of Dundee is to undertake an "alien autopsy" to mark the 150th anniversary of HG Wells' birth.
Girls on top
With girls' dominance on the university campus set to continue, we ask why more women than men go to university.
Degrees have 'retained earnings value'
The value of a university degree in higher earnings has not been eroded by the increase in student numbers, says the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
University to raise tuition fees for current students
Exeter University has told its current students that their tuition fees are going to be increased to £9,250 from autumn 2017.
Fair advice call for A-level results
A social mobility charity is training volunteers to help give advice to state school pupils getting their A-level results this week.
Labour promises return of student maintenance grants
Labour says it would increase corporation tax to fund maintenance grants and bring back the education maintenance allowance for 1.25 million students.