UCAT Consortium News



New MSC Summer Schools for 2020

Following the successful first year of MSC Summer Schools, the number of events is growing from four in 2019 to five in 2020, with eight medical schools participating. The initiative is funded by Health Education England and aimed at youn...



More people than ever want to be a doctor

This week UCAS have published statistics from the October 2019 applications deadline.  This shows that a record 23,710 people have applied to study medicine at university next September, up 6 per cent on last year.  The increase is reflect...



A record year for UCAT

UCAT results for 2019 have now been released showing that this has been a record year, with more candidates than ever before taking the test.  Over the summer months a total of 29,375 candidates sat the test, an increase of 18% from last ...



2019 Preliminary Test Statistics

Preliminary test statistics are now available on the website https://www.ucat.ac.uk/ucat/results/test-statistics/



UCAT Summer 2019 Consortium Meeting held

Our summer Consortium Meeting was held last week on Friday 28th June 2019 at the Royal Over-seas League in London, a great location overlooking Green Park in the glorious sunshine. The meeting was well attended, with a number of our new m...



UK Medical Applicant Cohort Study (UKMACS)

The UK Medical Applicant Cohort Study (UKMACS) is an academic research study led by Dr Katherine Woolf at the University College London (UCL) Medical School. The study (funded by a National Institute for Health Research Career Development...



UKCAT rebranded to UCAT as the test is launched in Australia and New Zealand

The UKCAT has been re-launched this week under the new name of the University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) to recognise that the test is now used in the admissions and selection processes of a growing number of international universities....

Press Release


New admissions test announced for future Healthcare students

A group of leading universities in Australia and New Zealand are embarking on an exciting new collaboration with similar universities in the UK.  From 2019 students interested in studying Medicine, Dentistry and some other Clinical Scienc...