Use of AS results in university admissions processes: letter from David Laws

The Minister of State for Schools on how universities take AS results into account when selecting students.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



David Laws wrote to Kevin Brennan on 14 May 2013 following a 16 April Westminster Hall debate on AS and A levels.

A supporting analysis for this letter entitled A comparison of GCSE results and AS level results as a predictor of getting a 2:1 or above at university is also available to download from this website.

Published 14 May 2013
Last updated 22 May 2013 + show all updates
  1. Updated page to include link to supporting analysis.
  2. First published.