Wednesday, 12 September 2012

Which? launches university comparison website

by Jack Grove via News from THE

Which? University, a free independent site, features details of almost 30,000 courses and 262 universities and colleges.

The website allows students to compare courses by price, graduate salaries, required A-level grades and the percentage of applicants who receive an offer to study.

It also uses data from student opinion polls to rate universities by their political scene, sports facilities and nightlife.

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Note that Which? executive director Richard Lloyd said: “It’s worrying how many people are making one of the biggest decisions of their lives without proper guidance or advice.”

The site is available at
It appears to be using JACS2 as its subject classification system although the list provided is alphabetic not hierarchical and would, therefore, be more time consuming to check.

THE says that
Universities are due to publish their own information about courses at the end of the month when the Key Information Sets are launched.
and that:
Other existing comparison sites include, established by the educational philanthropist Steve Edwards.

I say: Don't forget PUSH ably managed by Johnny Rich.

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