Gender gap in higher education ‘reaches record levels’

The gap between the number of men and women entering higher education has reached “record levels”, with women more likely to enter 90% of the UK’s largest universities, new data released by Ucas reveals. Analysis of entry rates of 18-year-olds to 132 higher education institutions across the UK show women were over a third more likely to go to university than men in 2015, up from 27.5% in 2010. Read More