A college record has been broken with the highest number of university entrants hitting an all time high this year at New College, Swindon.
Despite the rise in fees for University, 516 students all together have either opted to study at university or at New College, which offers HNCs and HNDs at affordable rates.
83 New College students have been accepted into 24 of the top institutions, including the Russell Group. These top universities include Oxford, Cambridge, Cardiff, Southampton and Bristol.
The most popular subjects chosen for Higher Education include Business, Health, Humanities and Art & Design.
There are also 43 students who have decided to study locally at New College and complete a HNC/ HND course. The courses on offer include Uniformed Public Services, Computing and Early Years.
Many people decide to take the HNC and HND route as they can stay close to home and take advantage of lower fees. Most universities charge around £9,000 per year. In comparison HNCs and HNDs at New College cost between £2,700 and £4,500, keeping the costs low without compromising on quality teaching.
Seeinformation on the wide range of courses and the open day on Saturday 12 October at www.newcollege.ac.uk