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Cambridge Statistics Suggest Intensive Competition

University of Cambridge has announced its undergraduate admissions statistics for the cycle of 2021. Compared to the previous application cycle, ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’๐’—๐’†๐’“๐’‚๐’๐’ ๐’๐’–๐’Ž๐’ƒ๐’†๐’“ ๐’๐’‡ ๐’‚๐’‘๐’‘๐’๐’Š๐’„๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’๐’” ๐’‰๐’‚๐’” ๐’„๐’๐’Š๐’Ž๐’ƒ๐’†๐’… ๐’ƒ๐’š 11.6% ๐’•๐’ 22,795 ๐’˜๐’‰๐’Š๐’๐’† ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’๐’–๐’Ž๐’ƒ๐’†๐’“ ๐’๐’‡ ๐’๐’‡๐’‡๐’†๐’“๐’” ๐’‰๐’‚๐’” ๐’…๐’†๐’„๐’๐’Š๐’๐’†๐’… ๐’ƒ๐’š 9.6% ๐’•๐’ 4,260.


18.6% of UK applicants for Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences had A-level results of A*A*A*, whereas 10.6% had A*A*A. 29.1% of Science applicants in the UK have A*A*A* and 9.8% have A*A*A.


Subjects with the most intense competition among UK-domicile applicants are ๐‘ช๐’๐’Ž๐’‘๐’–๐’•๐’†๐’“ ๐‘บ๐’„๐’Š๐’†๐’๐’„๐’† (๐’˜๐’Š๐’•๐’‰ ๐’”๐’–๐’„๐’„๐’†๐’”๐’” ๐’“๐’‚๐’•๐’† ๐’๐’‡ 7.8%), ๐‘ฌ๐’„๐’๐’๐’๐’Ž๐’Š๐’„๐’” (๐’”๐’–๐’„๐’„๐’†๐’”๐’” ๐’“๐’‚๐’•๐’† ๐’๐’‡ 10%), ๐‘ท๐’”๐’š๐’„๐’‰๐’๐’๐’๐’ˆ๐’Š๐’„๐’‚๐’ & ๐‘ฉ๐’†๐’‰๐’‚๐’—๐’Š๐’๐’–๐’“๐’‚๐’ ๐‘บ๐’„๐’Š๐’†๐’๐’„๐’†๐’” (๐’”๐’–๐’„๐’„๐’†๐’”๐’” ๐’“๐’‚๐’•๐’† ๐’๐’‡ 10.8%), ๐‘ฌ๐’๐’ˆ๐’Š๐’๐’†๐’†๐’“๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ, (๐’”๐’–๐’„๐’„๐’†๐’”๐’” ๐’“๐’‚๐’•๐’† ๐’๐’‡ 12.4%) ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐‘ฏ๐’–๐’Ž๐’‚๐’, ๐‘บ๐’๐’„๐’Š๐’‚๐’, & ๐‘ท๐’๐’๐’Š๐’•๐’Š๐’„๐’‚๐’ ๐‘บ๐’„๐’Š๐’†๐’๐’„๐’†๐’” (๐’”๐’–๐’„๐’„๐’†๐’”๐’” ๐’“๐’‚๐’•๐’† ๐’๐’‡ 12.7%).


As for international applications, ๐‘ด๐’‚๐’Š๐’๐’๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐‘ช๐’‰๐’Š๐’๐’‚, ๐‘ฏ๐’๐’๐’ˆ ๐‘ฒ๐’๐’๐’ˆ, ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐‘บ๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ๐’‚๐’‘๐’๐’“๐’† have the largest number of aspiring candidates with 2,008, 648, and 556 applications respectively. These three regions have gained, respectively, 282, 99, and 132 conditional offers.


If you wish to know more about the recent development of Oxford University applications, please refer to our earlier post ๏ผˆhttps://www.nh.edu.hk/post/3fc4acf0๏ผ‰ for a summary of the important findings from Oxford's annual admissions report, which also illustrates the increasingly severe competition. We strongly recommend that our members organise their studies in advance, start early, and work hard in order to boost their exam performance. Please get in touch with us if you require individualised guidance and help.

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