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Meaning of "UCAS" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UCAS

UCAS  [ˈjuːkæs] play
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WHAT DOES UCAS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

UCAS

The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service is the British admission service for students applying to university, including post-16 education as of 2012. UCAS is primarily funded by students who pay a fee when they apply and a capitation fee from universities for each student they accept.

Definition of UCAS in the English dictionary

The definition of UCAS in the dictionary is Universities and Colleges Admissions Service.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UCAS


ACAS
ˈeɪkæs
Calchas
ˈkælkæs
cycas
ˈsaɪkæs
rascasse
ˈræskæs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UCAS

UBR
Ubuntu
UC
UCATT
Ucayali
UCCA
Uccello
UCE
uckers
UCL
UCT
UCW
UDA
Udaipur
udal
Udall
udaller
UDC

WORDS THAT END LIKE UCAS

ANZAAS
CAS
COSAS
DHEAS
EAS
ECOWAS
FAS
HMAS
IAS
IRAS
MIRAS
NAS
OAS
OCAS
QANTAS
RAS
RNAS
SAS
TCAS

Synonyms and antonyms of UCAS in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «UCAS» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UCAS

Find out the translation of UCAS to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of UCAS from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «UCAS» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

UCAS
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

UCAS
570 millions of speakers

English

UCAS
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

UCAS
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

UCAS
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

UCAS
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

UCAS
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

UCAS
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

UCAS
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

UCAS
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

UCAS
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

UCAS
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

UCAS
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

UCAS
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

UCAS
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

UCAS
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

UCAS
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

UCAS
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

UCAS
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

UCAS
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

UCAS
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

UCAS
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

UCAS
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

UCAS
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

UCAS
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

SO
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of UCAS

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UCAS»

The term «UCAS» is quite widely used and occupies the 48.354 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UCAS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «UCAS» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «UCAS» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about UCAS

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UCAS»

Discover the use of UCAS in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to UCAS and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The UCAS Guide to Getting Into University and College: ...
This guide to getting into university and college contains the entire research and application process, bringing together the combined expertise of UCAS staff, along with insights and tips from students who have experienced the process ...
UCAS, 2012
2
How to write your UCAS personal statement and get into ...
Mohan-pal Singh Chandan. International applicants Every year thousands of students from outside of the UK apply to study at UK universities. Many UK universities sit high in global university league tables and are seen as extremely  ...
Mohan-pal Singh Chandan, 2014
3
CIS Higher Education Directory 2010
A SECOND CHANCE Students who are unsuccessful in their initial UCAS applications may be considered for vacant places in either UCAS Extra or ' Clearing'. (Extra and clearing are processes whereby students requiring a place are ...
Derek Bingham, The Council of International Schools, 2009
4
Defense Contracting: Use of Undefinitized Contract Actions ...
Pursuant to the House of Representatives report on the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007, we assessed (1) the level of insight DOD has into its use of UCAs, (2) how and when DOD is using UCAs, (3) whether DOD is ...
Government Accountability Office Washington Dc
5
How to Complete Your UCAS Application: 2015 Entry
As well as providing top tips and dos and don'ts from current admission tutors, this book will guide the student through the entire higher education application process.
Beryl Dixon, UCAS, 2014
6
Students and universities: eleventh report of session ...
2.6 Extensive work is required to ensure that the full range of vocational qualifications can be brought into the UCAS tariff system. Support is required in the form of funding for this project and UCAS would welcome the support of the Committee ...
Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee, 2009
7
How to Write a Winning UCAS Personal Statement
Useful features of How to Write a Winning UCAS Personal Statement include examples of exemplar personal statements complete with helpful comments and tips from admissions tutors at popular universities.
Ian Stannard, 2010
8
The Student Finance Guide: Fees, Grants and what it Costs
UCAS applicants in receipt of an offer(s) of a deferred entry place for 2006 by 1 August 2005, will qualify for the 'gap year' exemption from variable fees. This means that such applicants will, on entry to their course in 2006, be treated as if they ...
Sean Coughlan, 2005
9
So You Want to be a Doctor?: The Ultimate Guide to Getting ...
All applications to British medical schools are handled by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), including those to graduate entry courses (p. 216). UCAS only permits online applications so it is important to become ...
Harveer Dev, Stephan Sanders, David Metcalfe, 2013
10
Medicine and Dentistry
PUBLISHED BY: UCAS ROSEHILL NEW BARN LANE CHELTENHAM GL52 3LZ PRODUCED IN CONJUNCTION WITH GTI ... UCAS REGISTERED IN ENGLAND NUMBER: 2839815 REGISTERED CHARITY NUMBER: 1024741 ISBN: ...
Ucas, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UCAS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term UCAS is used in the context of the following news items.
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PwC recruiters say A-level results unfairly aid private school pupils
“Removing the Ucas criteria will create a fairer and more modern system in ... management consultancy division to have at least 340 points on the Ucas tariff. «The Guardian, May 15»
2
Navy Conducts Successful Test of Aerial Refueling with X-47B …
“Initial UCAS-D flight testing began in 2012 using a manned Learjet as a surrogate for the X-47B. These successful proof-of-concept flights demonstrated the ... «USNI News, Apr 15»
3
Low-income students more likely than ever to apply to university …
New figures, published by admissions service Ucas, show that the application rates of 18-year-olds living in poor areas in all four countries of the UK have ... «The Guardian, Jan 15»
4
Last minute guide to filling out your UCAS application
The deadline for the submission of Ucas applications is Thursday 15. Most courses are at 6pm but you should check the specific deadlines of the specific ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jan 15»
5
UCAS application form not in yet? Don't panic
When UCAS was asked about “last-minute deadlines”, they were surprised that this might mean January. The first month of the year is nowhere near last minute, ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jan 15»
6
Women take more places in rising university numbers
The number of UK university entrants passed 500,000 for the first time in 2014, with women a third more likely to enter higher education than men, Ucas ... «BBC News, Dec 14»
7
Higher fees have not dampened long-term demand, says Ucas
Mark Corver, Ucas's head of analysis and research, says application rates among school leavers did fall by about 5 per cent in 2012-13 before returning to the ... «Times Higher Education, Nov 14»
8
UCAS: top universities 'expanding at faster rate this year'
Figures from the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) show sought-after institutions are reaping the most benefit from a sharp rise in student ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Aug 14»
9
UCAS: women more likely to apply to university than men
According to UCAS, the increase is being fuelled by rising demand among foreign students, with applications from EU member states increasing by five per cent ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 14»
10
'Ucas-style' vocational website planned
The government is to introduce a "Ucas-style, one-stop online shop" for 16-year-olds who do not want to go to university, Nick Clegg will announce. In a speech ... «BBC News, Feb 14»

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