More students stay in Wales

21st July 2006 at 01:00
More Welsh teenagers have applied for university places in Wales in September, where they will not have to pay variable student fees of up to pound;3,000. Figures from the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service show a 1.8 per cent rise in Welsh applications, to 19,132, of which 16,501 have opted for courses in Wales (up 6.7 per cent). University applications are down 3.9 per cent in England.

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