Universities to delay early offers – but concerns remain
The New South Wales Vice Chancellors’ Committee has released new rules governing how early offers are made to year 12 students, but school principals argue the measures will fail to stop students losing focus in the final weeks of year 12.
The principal at top-performing private school SCEGGS Darlinghurst, Jenny Allum, said universities should be barred from making early offers until after students sit HSC exams. She warned that bypassing Australian Tertiary Admission Rank scores can lead to complacency among students and was increasingly used by universities to secure enrolments in a tight market.
Full report on The Sydney Morning Herald site