How the U-turn on exam results is affecting students and universities in Yorkshire and Humberside

Students sitting exams.

With England overturning official A-Level and equivalent results in favour of "centre assessed grades" (CAG) decided by teachers, universities are now under pressure to honour offers, while many students have already taken alternative places through clearing.

We spoke to Martha Edwards who wrote an open letter to Gavin Williamson.

Martha's letter was shared on her Twitter account and has since been retweeted over a thousand times.

Extract of Martha's letter to Gavin Williamson which has been widely shared on social media Credit: Twitter: @mattycatex

This is what some of the universities across our region have said:

A University of Lincoln spokesperson said:  

“We recognise this is a really stressful time for students who are unsure as to the best way forward.  

They added: